Signup To Our Weekly e-News
The rate of statutory sick pay has increased to £99.35 per week and the requirement for fit notes to be completed and signed in ink has been removed, meaning that GPs can now provide them digitally.
The rate of maternity allowance, statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay, statutory adoption pay, shared parental pay and parental bereavement pay has increased to £156.66 per week.
The rates of national minimum wage have increased to:
The compensation limits for Employment Tribunal claims have also increased, with the maximum amount of a week’s pay for calculating redundancy pay and unfair dismissal basic awards increasing to £571.
The cap on the amount of the unfair dismissal compensatory award has increased to £93,878.
The compensation bands for discrimination claims (the Vento bands) have increased to:
In addition, organisations should be mindful that HMRC ended its enforcement “grace period” in relation to its enforcement of the IR35 rules on off-payroll working so, if you do engage contractors, ensure that you are regularly reviewing your status determinations to ensure they remain accurate.
Whilst estate agents play a vital role in property transactions, far too often deals collapse because buyers are not fully […]
The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 (“the Act”) has received Royal Assent and is due to come into force […]