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Publication of Employment Tribunal judgments: the impact for employers


In February, the Ministry of Justice formally launched its website of Employment Tribunal decisions. All future Tribunal decisions will be uploaded onto the website. Below we

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Gender pay gap reporting


ACAS and the Government Equalities Office have jointly published guidance on the Gender Pay Gap Regulations which are due to come into force on 6

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Employment Tribunal fees review


The government's review of the introduction of fees in the employment tribunals (ET) was published on 31 January 2017.

The review accepts that the introduction of

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National minimum wage increases


Recommendations from the Low Pay Commission have resulted in proposals to amend the rates of the national minimum wage.

The draft regulations set out the following

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Minimum wage for gig economy workers?


The chairman of the Commons work and pensions select committee Frank Field has told a Downing Street review of modern working practices that all workers

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Hundreds of employers named and shamed for underpaying


The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a list of employers failing to pay the national minimum wage (NMW). The

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Registration for online apprenticeship service opens


The apprenticeship levy comes into force on 6 April 2017 and the Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency have encouraged large employers

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Argos set to pay 2.4m for national minimum wage arrears


Argos has been ordered to pay 37,000 former and current staff backpay amounting to £2.4m, after an HMRC investigation revealed its failure to pay

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Limits on tribunal awards and statutory payments to increase from April 2017


Tribunal compensation limits will increase on 6 April 2017.

The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal will rise from £78,962 to £80,541.

The maximum amount of a

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Trade Union Act 2016: main provisions come into force on 1 March 2017



The Trade Union Act 2016 into force on 1 March 2017. The major changes include:

Ballots: 50% turnout requirement. Ballots in "important public services": additional 40% support requirement. Information

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