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Department: Employment Law for Employers

Employment Law

How much is the national minimum wage?

On 1 April 2019 the national living and minimum wage increased to £8.21/hour for people aged 25 years and older.

Employment Law

Can an employee bring a claim for backdated holiday pay?

Yes, an employee can bring a claim for backdated holiday pay. The limitation period for bringing claims for underpaid holiday is three months

Employment Law

Should overtime payments be included in holiday pay?

In 2014 the Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that overtime payments should be included in employee holiday pay when calculating 'normal pay'.

Employment Law

What are the guidelines around discrimination during the recruitment process?

The Equality Act means that employers can't discriminate against people in the workplace or during the recruitment process.

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Can we start the redundancy process once staff have transferred via TUPE?

Once the staff have transferred over they are your employees and part of the wider team.

Employment Law for Employers

If a contract is stopped, can you re-tender without TUPE applying?

Ending a service and ceasing a service are different things.

Employment Law

How do the settlement agreement taxation changes affect me?

The settlement agreement taxation changes introduced on 6 April 2018 mean that employers are required to tax as earnings the part of a termina

Employment Law

Does discrimination law apply to pregnant women?

Yes. Discrimination law makes it illegal to discriminate against workers on the grounds of their gender, age, religion or sexual orientation.