International Women’s Day

International Women's Day

What’s stopping you from recruiting? Joanne Moss looks at the most common reasons why businesses don’t recruit

Statutory rates April 2023

Statutory rates April 2023

The new statutory rates for 2023/2024 have been published. Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental and parental bereavement pay will increase from April 2023 to £172.48 per week (previously £156.66). The rate for statutory sick pay will increase to £109.40 per week (previously £99.35) Amendments to minimum wage and national living wage have also been increased. […]

Cost of living crisis

Supporting your employees As general living costs soar, many employers are considering what they can to do support their teams over the coming months (and beyond).  One contact has agreed to pay all utility bills for their employees until the new year, others are considering one-off payments to help with the cost of bills.  “Trivial” […]

Annual leave update

Annual leave and pay Our previous blog covering the basic background on the statutory right to annual leave and frequent questions around this still stands (at this moment in time – watch this space!) however recent case law is important to note. Entitlement is 5.6 weeks* in the UK currently.  This is pro-rated for part […]