The employment bill was announced in 2019 and was dubbed as a landmark piece of legislation but the bill failed to make it into the 2022 Queen’s Speech
Extension Of Ban On Exclusivity Clauses In 2015, exclusivity clauses were made unenforceable against workers on zero-hour contracts. The government is now proposing to extend the ban on exclusivity clauses for workers whose earnings are below £123 per week (£123
Statutory Payment Rates The Government has published the statutory payment rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay from April 2022. Statutory Sick Pay The rate of statutory sick pay will increase from £96.35
The Apprenticeship Levy will be charged at a rate of 0.5% of an employer’s pay bill, where the payroll is in excess of £3 million.
At a European council summit dinner last week, Theresa May outlined the UK’s offer to secure the rights of EU citizens’ in the UK.