We discuss the key legal developments affecting employers from October 2016 and beyond, including: changes to the national minimum wage rates; reforms to employment tribunals; public-sector exit payments and important case decisions to look out for.
The Government consults on proposals relating to the calculation, payment and recovery of overpayments of the apprenticeship levy.
Two-fifths of businesses still have no understanding or have not even heard of the upcoming apprenticeship levy, a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce has found.
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.
The Department for Education has revealed its proposals on how funding for apprenticeships will work after the apprenticeship levy comes into force in April 2017.
The Government seeks views on reforms to the way apprenticeships in England are paid for. The reforms are underpinned by a new apprenticeship levy, to be paid by larger employers from April 2017.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to training for apprentices.