Government Guidance on Closing the Gender Pay Gap

The UK Government has introduced two new tools to help companies identify if they have a gender pay gap and the steps that they can take to close this gap. The new guidance published by the Government Equalities Office (GEO) has been introduced against a background of...

Bereavement Leave Rights for Parents in the UK

A new law to be introduced in the UK will guarantee parents the right to two weeks paid leave following the death of a child under the age of 18. The Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act has received the Royal Assent and is expected to come into force in the UK in...

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Increase April 2018

More than 2.5 million workers will benefit from above inflation pay rises as a result of changes to the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage effective from 1 April 2018. The number of people who will be directly affected by the increases sees an...

Landmark Changes for Bereaved Parents in Employment

Under the new Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill the Uk Government will give employed parents a statutory right to bereavement leave following the death of a child. Whilst many employers offer a great deal of flexibility in the terrible circumstances of an...
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