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New regulations concerning Right to Work checks

2022-05-11

On 6 April 2022, new regulations came into force concerning right to work checks. These regulations amend the right to work check scheme, which requires

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National Minimum Wage increases for April 2022

2022-05-09

The new National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates have come into effect as of 1 April 2022.

The new rates are:

NLW (ages

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Recent survey shows disparities amongst ethnic groups on zero-hours contracts

2022-05-07

A higher proportion of black and ethnic minority workers (4.3%) are on zero-hours contracts than their white colleagues (3%) an analysis of data from the

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Tribunals able to award greater sums from April 2022

2022-05-05

New regulations have been introduced which permits employment tribunals to award greater sums from April 2022.

The new regulations increase the limit of awards that the

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Welsh Government called upon to introduce four-day working week pilot

2022-05-03

A recent report from the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales has recommended that a four-day working week should be trialled in Wales.

Key findings from the

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Prisoners to be offered apprenticeships whilst still serving their sentence

2022-05-01

As part of their plans to stop the “cycle of crime”, the Government will introduce regulations later this year to allow prisoners in open prisons

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Government considering removing vaccination requirement for health and social care workers

2022-04-30

Last year, the Government introduced a policy in which vaccinations against COVID-19 were made mandatory for health and social workers (unless exempt) who

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Tesco prevented from terminating employment contracts to avoid increased pay for its employees

2022-04-28

A recent High Court case granted the exceptional remedy of declaratory relief and prohibited Tesco from terminating and re-employing several of its warehouse workers.

The workers,

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New report shines a light on access to sick pay amongst different working groups

2022-04-26

A report from the Institute for Public Policy Research and University College London published earlier this year has shown substantial differences amongst age groups, ethnicities

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New court and tribunal hearing lists service to be developed by HMCTS

2022-04-24

HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) announced earlier this year that they are developing a new online service to allow easier access to court and

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