Workers have won an important case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal that overtime should count when calculating holiday pay.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling could result in some people claiming for additional holiday pay – as well as making backdated claims but only for a limited period. (more…)Read More
According to a recent report by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), 14% of Britons are now self-employed, with the number increasing by 8% in the last year alone.
Some of the benefits of self-employment include being able to choose your customers, being your own boss, and even being able to choose your own working hours. (more…)Read More
The government has approved a rise in the National Minimum Wage to £6.50 per hour with more than 1 million people set to see their pay rise by as much as £355 a year.
The rise will take effect from 1 October 2014, as Business Secretary Vince Cable has accepted in full the independent Low Pay Commission’s recommendations for 2014, including plans for bigger increases in future than in recent years. (more…)Read More
In the biggest shake-up of retirement saving in years, some of the largest firms in the UK have already started automatically enrolling their workers into a workplace pension. Medium-sized firms are just starting the process while smaller businesses are set to follow suit before 2018. With that in mind, here is our guide to what you need to know about auto-enrolment. (more…)Read More
Thousands of businesses across Kent have received a letter from Prime Minister David Cameron advising them of The Employment Allowance, which came in to affect on 6 April 2014, giving a reported 1.25 million eligible business and charities up to a £2,000 reduction on their annual National Insurance contribution. (more…)Read More