United Kingdom

United Kingdom

United Kingdom increases statutory pay rates

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 […]

United Kingdom

Brexit and employment law

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 […]

UK announces update on pension auto-enrollment

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 […]