The UK government recently announced an additional one-off public holiday on Monday, 8 May 2023, to mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, which will occur on Saturday, 6 May 2023.
The British government recently announced that the national hourly minimum living wage for all workers aged 23 and above will increase from GBP 9.50 to GBP 10.42 beginning 1 April 2023.
The UK government recently announced an additional employer-paid public holiday on Monday, 19 September 2022, for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral.
The U.K. government recently passed legislation introducing a health and social care levy to the National Insurance Contributions (NIC), increasing employer, employee and self-employed contributions by 1.25% of earnings. The NIC increase will apply only for the tax year 2022-23, […]
The British government recently announced that the national hourly minimum living wage for all workers age 23 and above will increase from GBP 8.91 to GBP 9.50 beginning 1 April 2022. Key details The hourly minimum wage increase of 6.6% […]
The UK government introduced one additional paid public holiday that will be celebrated on Friday, 3 June 2022, to honor the Queen’s 70th anniversary as a monarch. The new holiday, which will only be celebrated in 2022, aims to bring […]
The United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) have finally reached a post-Brexit trade deal. The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020, but remained tied to the EU during a transition period until 31 December 2020. As […]
Update: The final version of the private sector IR35 rules are now included in the Finance Act 2020, which received royal assent on 22 July 2020. The IR35 rules will enter into effect on 6 April 2021. Effective 6 April […]
Reforms proposed within the framework of The Good Work Plan (GWP) continue to make their way into UK employment law through various pieces of secondary legislation. Many provisions came into effect 6 April 2020, and other proposals are expected to […]
The government in the United Kingdom has increased the rates of statutory pay for sick pay, maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave, effective 6 April 2020. The following weekly rates of statutory pay are expected to apply from 6 […]