We discuss the key legislative developments affecting employers in 2017, including: gender pay gap reporting; the apprenticeship levy; public-sector exit payments and changes to statutory rates.
We look at the key legislative changes, cases, consultations, holidays and pay forecasts for 2017.
The Government consults on draft legislation for the calculation and payment, as well as the reporting and recovery of overpayments of the apprenticeship levy.
New apprenticeship levy for large employers with a paybill of more than £3 million per year will be payable with effect from 6 April 2017.
Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.
The apprenticeship levy marks a significant change from the current system of funding apprenticeships. Our survey examines how employers expect the introduction of the levy to affect their use of apprentices.
The Government has published its final apprenticeship funding policy, which includes additional funding for young persons and apprentices from disadvantaged areas, and an extended period for large employers to use their apprenticeship funds.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to training for apprentices.