National Minimum Wage Rates Have Risen from 1 October 2016

With effect from 1 October 2016, the National Minimum Wage (“NMW”) hourly rates have increased:

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Changes to the Taxation of Termination Payments

The government has published a consultation document on the simplification of the tax and National Insurance treatment of termination payments.

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Holiday Pay – Revisited...

As the leading case on the implications of results-based commission and statutory holiday pay (British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another UKEAT/0189/15), awaits judgment in the Court of Appeal, we set out a recap on what currently should and shouldn’t be included in the calculation of holiday pay.

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Can Protecting a Disabled Employee’s Pay Be a Reasonable Adjustment...

Yes, according to the Employment Appeals Tribunal (“EAT”).

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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 – Impact on Businesses

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “MSA”), which came into force last year, imposes obligations on certain businesses to produce Slavery and Human Trafficking statements, which are intended to explore and provide clear, transparent information concerning any potential slavery and human trafficking aspects of their supply chains.

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