Which employment cases will have the biggest impact on HR in 2020? We assess the likely impact on employers of upcoming cases on: the national minimum wage, data protection, age discrimination, collective bargaining, and TUPE.
The new year begins with a new government, the prospect of Brexit and a number of employment law developments already on the horizon. What does HR need to do to meet its obligations and prepare for the year ahead?
The Government has launched a review into changes to IR35 off-payroll working rules just three months before their planned introduction into the private sector.
Sanctions for failing to pay staff the national minimum wage are not tough enough and there needs to be a greater risk of detection to incentivise organisations to remain complaint, a report has argued.
Employers have been warned not to treat a new measure to encourage fair pay practices as a "tick-box" exercise and should consider it a chance to help improve employees' trust in businesses.
Updated to reflect the national minimum wage rates in force from 1 April 2020.
Updated to reflect the increase to national minimum wage rates, effective from 1 April 2020.
From the start of April low-paid workers will benefit from a rise in the minimum wage that is four times the rate of inflation, in what the Prime Minister has called the "the biggest ever cash boost" to the legal pay floor.
This table summarises the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR.
The median whole-economy pay award in the three months to the end of November 2019 stands above the level seen for most of 2019.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay and benefits.