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.