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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Employment Law Changes taking place in April 2014

There are several key changes to employment law coming into force in April 2014. The following changes to employment law come into effect on 6 April 2014: • Abolition of discrimination questionnaires. Section 67 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform … Continue reading

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Children and Families Act 2014

The Children and Families Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 13 March 2014. The Act contains a number of employment law changes including a new system of shared parental leave and the extension of the right to request flexible working … Continue reading

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National Minimum Wage Update

As discussed in a previous blog, Business Secretary Vince Cable has begun the naming and shaming of Employers who fail to pay their employees the correct National Minimum Wage (“NMW”). Five employers have already been named under the new rules, … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal award limits to increase from April 2014

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2014 SI 2014/382 has been published. The order will increase the limits on certain employment tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation from 6 April 2014. The main changes are: The … Continue reading

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