XpertHR Quick Reference - National Joint Council for Local Government Services pay spine.
Additional information on the law on the national minimum wage for local authority employers, including "sleeping in" duties. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on the national minimum wage.
Updated to include information on the draft Trade Union (Deduction of Union Subscriptions from Wages in the Public Sector) Regulations 2017 on check-off arrangements in the public sector.
Updated to include information on the draft Regulations on check-off in the public sector, due to come into force on 10 March 2018.
Updated to take account of NHS Improvement's revised guidance in relation to the treatment of locum, agency and bank staff under the reforms to the intermediaries rules (IR35).
Private-sector organisations have predicted their pay awards. In this podcast we look at the median basic pay increase employers are expecting to award employees in the year 2017/18.
April 2017 sees another set of changes to immigration rules, including the Immigration Skills Charge and changes to minimum salary thresholds. Kerry Garcia and Kate Fellows-Tully explain the key points to look out for.
Despite a pick-up in economic growth, pay award levels remain static. XpertHR's survey of pay forecasts reveals the expected value of pay awards for the coming year and the upwards and downwards influences on these.
At the turn of the year, pay awards have stabilised at the level seen as the norm over the past few years, and employers are predicting no change to this pattern over the coming 12 months.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay and benefits.