Legislative Update – Charity Newsletter Spring 2019

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Employment law update

From 1 April 2019, the following change applies:

  • Increase in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) which for workers aged 25 and over, is £8.21 up from £7.83 (other NMW rates apply)

From 6 April 2019, the following changes apply:

  • Increase in Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to £94.25 from £92.05 per week
  • Increase in Auto Enrolment Pension contributions where employers must contribute a minimum of 3% and the total contribution must amount to 8%

From 7 April 2019, the following change applies:

  • Increase in statutory pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave to £148.68 from £145.18 per week.