As you will have seen in our last blog post, we had been awarded 'Best Health and Safety Service North West 2018', in light to the recent 2019 Legal Awards, we have now been named 'Winner' of 'Best Health and Safety and Employment Law Firm 2019'.
We are delighted with our win and would like to thank all our clients for their continued support.
Childcare voucher salary-sacrifice schemes will close to new entrants from October 2018 but can continue for existing users. The new tax-free childcare scheme does not involve employers-individual apply themselves.
Future UK Employment Law Updates
Parental Bereavement Bill: this bill is currently going through Parliament. It gives employees the right to two weeks leave if they lose a child under the age of 18, paid at the statutory rate if they have 26 weeks service. The government wants this to be in force by 2020.
Grandparental Leave: back in 2016, the government said it wanted to extend shared parental leave and...
The draft Trade Union (deduction of union subscriptions from wages in the public sector) Regulations 2017 implement new arrangements for check off for public sector employees. The check off process allows union subscriptions to be paid by an employer direct to a union on behalf of it employees via salary deductions. Where a contract of employment or collective agreement contains arrangements for check off, the arrangements can only continue where the Trade Union meets the administrative costs in respect of making deductions and workers have th...