Archive for January 25, 2016

Holiday Pay

Confused over holiday pay? The rule of thumb for holiday pay is to decide whether an employee is receiving less pay whilst they are on annual leave than they would whilst working. If they are worse off, they are less likely to want to take annual leave and that is against the fundamental principle of employees being able to take…

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National Living Wage

Many employers including large numbers of local authorities have signed up to the National Living Wage.    When does it come into effect? The National Living Wage becomes law in April this year.  It will start at £7.20 and rise to £9 an hour by 2020, replacing the £6.50 minimum wage for the over 25’s only. (The National Minimum Wage…

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