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New regulations concerning Right to Work checks


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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