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Gender pay gap regulations

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap) Regulations 2016 have finally been published. Employers with 250 or more employees will fall within the scope of the regulations. This means these employers are required to publish difference in pay between men and…

Proposed increases to statutory pay

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced the following proposed increases to statutory pay, including maternity, paternity, adoption and sick pay benefits, from April 2017. ­­The weekly rate of statutory sick pay (SSP) will be £89.35 The weekly rate of statutory…

Brexit – how will it affect employment law?

A large proportion of UK employment rights stem from EU law. For example, discrimination, family-friendly rights, working time and collective redundancy consultation are all heavily influenced by EU law. EU employment law provides a minimum standard which domestic employment law…