Update: The United Kingdom government has announced that IR35 reform is delayed to 6 April 2021. Original article: Effective 6 April 2020, the existing off-payroll working rules (IR35) in the public sector will be extended to private sector employers. IR35 […]
On 13 September 2018, the Government of the United Kingdom enacted the new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018, which grants employees who have lost a child statutory paid bereavement leave or pay to take time to grieve. This […]
It has been more than three years since the British public voted to leave the European Union (EU), yet Brexit negotiations are still ongoing to this day. It is still unclear whether the UK parliament will ratify the Brexit agreement […]
Updated 29 July 2019 Theresa May announced her resignation on 24 May 2019 and exited her role on 24 July 2019. Boris Johnson was chosen to replace her as the UK prime minister and the new leader of the Conservative […]
Minimum contribution rates to occupational pension plans that are used to satisfy auto-enrollment requirements are set to increase on 6 April 2019. The minimum employer contribution will increase to 3 percent and the total minimum pension contribution will increase to […]
Minimum wage increase The United Kingdom will increase the National Living Wage on 6 April 2019, from GBP 7.83 per hour to GBP 8.21 per hour for employees age 25 and older. The 4.9 percent increase was announced in the […]
Starting 6 April 2019, employers must detail the number of hours worked by an employee on all pay slips in the case of employees who are paid according to time worked.