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New National Minimum Wage Rates Announced

New National Minimum Wage rates announced Following the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations, the Government has announced that from 1 April 2022, the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage rates will increase as follows: · National Living Wage – from £8.91 to £9.50 · 21-22 Year Old Rate – from £8.36 to £9.18 ·… Continue Reading

IR35 rules from 6 April 2021

IR35 is the anti tax avoidance rule that applies to all contractors and freelancers who do not fall under HMRC’s definition of being self-employed and has applied to all public-sector bodies, regardless of size, since April 2017. Implementation of these new tax measures for the private-sector and unincorporated organisations (for example not-for-profit employers or charities)… Continue Reading

2021/2022 National Minimum Wage and Statutory Pay Rates

The new rates Statutory Rates for 2021/22 are listed below. One important change this year is with regards to the age thresholds for the National Minimum Wage.  e.g. The highest rate now applies to employees age 23 and over rather than age 25 and over as previously.  Please ensure you have your employees on the… Continue Reading

HMRC to publish details of CJRS Claims made by employers

As part of HMRC’s commitment to transparency and to deter fraudulent claims, HMRC will begin publishing information about employers who claim for support under the CJRS scheme from 1 December 2020. The following information will be published on GOV.UK: the employer name an indication of the value of the claim within a banded range the… Continue Reading

Fines for Companies and Individuals who break self-isolation rules!!

Legislation was put into place on the 28th September 2020 setting out mandatory periods for self-isolation and the duties of individuals to report periods of self-isolation to help stop the spread of the infection during the Covid19 pandemic. These regulations place a responsibility on Employees to inform their employers of the fact they need to… Continue Reading

Impact of COVID-19 & Redundancies

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has posed a significant threat to people’s health and caused huge disruption to businesses. Employers have been forced to adapt their practices and procedures to ensure their business continuity by furloughing their staff. However, with employers needing to contribute toward their employees furlough costs from 1st September and the scheme due… Continue Reading

Display the NHS QR Track and Trace Poster or face a fine!!!!

The Government have put in place requirements for certain establishments to display the official NHS QR Track and Trace Poster at all entrances to their premises and risk being fined for not doing so: Currently this requirement applies to: hospitality, including pubs, bars, restaurants and cafés tourism and leisure, including gyms, swimming pools, hotels, museums,… Continue Reading

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- CIPD people Skills Project 2017


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