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30th Oct 2013
Dealing with Severe Weather Conditions
It’s coming to the time of year when arctic conditions play havoc with our roads, transport and importantly our employees attempts to attend work.
22nd Sep 2013
Minimum Wage to Increase to £6.31
From 1 October 2013, the following national minimum wage rates apply: The main (adult) rate of the national minimum wage rises from £6.19 to £6.31 per hour.
10th Jun 2013
Changes to the Immigration Rules - July 2013
New changes to Immigration rules have been released today by the Home Office which come into force on 1 July 2013.
17th Apr 2013
Minimum Wage to Increase to £6.31 News Release
The Government has announced that the National Minimum Wage will rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October 2013.
1st Apr 2013
April 2013 - Key Changes in Employment
A number of changes are taking place during April 2013.
17th Feb 2013
Dispute Resolution
The Government has announced that the compensatory award for unfair dismissal will be capped at either the claimant's annual salary or the maximum award (currently £74,200) in place at the
17th Feb 2013
Important Dates for your Diary
8 March     Maximum amount of unpaid Parental Leave permitted for each child increases from  13 to 18 weeks in line with the updated EU Parental Leave Directive.
16th Feb 2013
2013 Employment Law Update Alert
2013 will see a number of changes coming through in employment law.
16th Feb 2013
New-look TUPE
New look TUPEThe Government has published proposals for changing TUPE 2006, following on from its consultation in November 2011.
16th Feb 2013
Parental Leave Proposals
Parental Leave The Government has published the Children and Families Bill 2013, containing proposals on shared parental leave, flexible working and adoption leave.
16th Feb 2013
Collective Redundancy
Redundancy The Government has confirmed that the consultation period for 100 or more redundancies will be reduced from 90 days to 45 days.
19th Jan 2013
Employment Law Announcement January 2013
The Government made a number of announcements on its ongoing employment law reform programme on 17th January 2013. Three new consultation papers and two responses have been published.
6th Dec 2012
Christmas Parties 2012
With the party spirit and Christmas celebrations all around us, organisations oftenfind themselves dealing with specific issues at this time of year – the ever jolly Christmas
14th Nov 2012
EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE
The employer duties will be applied differently to different categories of workers. Do you know how the Pension Reforms affect your organisation?The three categories of worker are: 1.
3rd Oct 2012
Health & Safety Law update
HSE now operates a Fee for Intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme, which came into effect on 1 October 2012.
26th Sep 2012
October 2012 Employment Law update
From October: National minimum wage - New hourly pay rates from 1 October 2012: -   Increases from £6.08 for 21 years and older to £6.19-   £4.
27th Mar 2012
Employment Law update 2012
February: An increase on the Tribunal Awards came into effect on 1 February 2012.
9th May 2011
Minimum Wage from October 2012
Increases to the minimum wage rates, which take effect from 1 October 2012 has been announced by the Government:- £6.
14th Feb 2011
Legal compliance made easy for you
According to the Tribunals Service, the number of tribunal claims raised in the last year alone has increased by 56%.
26th Jan 2011
Contracts of employment
Employers are legally obliged to issue a statement of terms and conditions of employment within two months of the date of the employment commencing.
4th Jan 2011
Need help producing a staff handbook
Fairways can produce a staff (employee) handbook or manual for your business operation.
STATUTORY MATERNITY, PATERNITY & ADOPTION PAY RATE CHANGES
Statutory Maternity, Paternity and Adoption pay rates increase from £136.78 to £138.18 on 6 April 2014.
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