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  • 17 Mar 2013
    April will see a change to statutory pay rates for maternity, paternity and statutory sick pay (SSP) rates. Click on the red heading above for full details.

  • 14 Feb 2013
    Auto enrolment will affect your business, and the government is urging employers to be ready. To find out about when this will impact your business and the first steps to take, click on the red title above.

  • 23 Dec 2012
    Unlikely and only if you’re planning on making 100 or more employees redundant says Bill Larke.. Much publicised in the press last week was the announced reduction in the minimum consultation period for statutory redundancy in situations where it is intended to make large number of employees redundant. Myhrdept’s MD Bill Larke explains the changes. Click on the red title above for more.

  • 18 Dec 2012
    The limit on the amount of a ‘week's pay’ in statutory terms will increase on 1st February 2013 from £430 to £450. This figure is used to calculate statutory redundancy pay and basic awards at employment tr..... click on the red title above for more...

  • 15 Nov 2012
    Yesterday Nick Clegg, announced that, from 2015, the UK will have a new system of flexible parental leave and a year earlier the right to request flexible working will extend to employees. Will these much publicised changes do much more than produce another legislative burden for employers? Very possibly is our view, and employers had better get used to handling requests carefully… click on the red title above for more…