The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host of employment law changes. Bar Huberman sets out the top 10 upcoming legislative changes that employers need to be ready for, even though many implementation dates have yet to be confirmed.
Updated to include revised advisory fuel rates, effective from 1 September 2016.
We round up five significant employment law decisions that have been made so far, and look ahead to important judgments expected before the end of this year.
So far in 2016, there have been notable employment law cases on: holiday pay; childcare vouchers; social media at work; fraudulent sick leave; and reasonable adjustments for disabled people.
The findings of XpertHR's 2016 survey of benefits and allowances are examined focusing on location allowances, long-service awards, childcare vouchers and other benefits on offer.
The Government consults on the proposed extension of the free childcare scheme, which is due for implementation from September 2017.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that it is not discriminatory for an employer that offers childcare vouchers in return for a deduction from pay to cease to offer the vouchers during maternity leave.
Updated to include information on Peninsula Business Services Ltd v Donaldson, regarding the provision of childcare vouchers during maternity leave.
We examine the findings of the XpertHR's 2015 benefits and allowances survey on childcare, location and a variety of the other diverse benefits that employers provide.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to childcare benefits.