Coronavirus and Sick Pay

While the UK continues to battle with the Coronavirus, the following may be useful in connection with sick pay – The workplace usual sick leave and pay entitlements apply if an employee has Coronavirus. Employees should let their employer know as soon as possible if they are unable to go to work. The employer may(…)

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National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage from April 2020

The new rates are as follows:- For 21 to 24 year olds the National Minimum Wage increases from £7.70 to £8.20. For 18 to 20 year olds the National Minimum Wage increases from £6.15 to £6.45. For under 18’s the National Minimum Wage increases from £4.35 to £4.55. For apprentices the National Minimum Wage increases(…)

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Contracts of Employment from April 2020

From April 2020 all workers and employees are entitled to and must be provided with a written Statement of Particulars either on their first day of employment or prior to starting employment.  Previously the Statements had to be provided within the first 8 weeks of employment and it was only employees who had such entitlements. (…)

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