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The Ageing Workforce (Management and Legal Considerations)

What is happening? Many employees now continue to work into old age and some well beyond the previous retirement age of 65. So, what do I need to know? Equality legislation protects employees from discrimination and/or being treated differently because of their age. A third of the workforce in the UK are over 50 and […]

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Human Resources Update on The Minimum Wage

Human Resources Update on The Minimum Wage. From 1 April 2018, the National Living Wage will increase to £7.83 per hour for those aged over 25 and the National Minimum Wage will increase to £7.38 per hour for those aged 21-24 years; to £5.90 per hour for those aged 18-20 years; to £4.20 per hour for those 16-17 years; and to £3.70 per hour for apprentices who are under 19. Statutory sick pay (SSP) will increase to £92.05 per week.

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