A word from our founder: Are you ready for April's law changes?

  • Employment Law
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Peter Done

Peter Done, Group Managing Director and Founder

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New rules and employment rights are in effect from April. This includes changes to statutory rates, flexible working, redundancy rights, holidays, and more…

Over the past few months, our experts have been preparing for a swarm of HR changes. And now we’re into April, it’s now more important than ever to make sure you’re legally up to date.

With all this change, keeping track might be a challenge.

But to give you a recap of all the changes in April 2024…

Businesses had to get to grips with new rules around holiday entitlement and pay for their part-year and irregular hour staff.

Statutory payments also increased and minimum wage bandings changed. Meaning, for businesses who pay their staff on or around the national minimum wage, they should already be taking steps to prevent these workers from falling below the new legal thresholds.

We also saw new redundancy rights come in, as well as new paternity leave rules and rising compensatory rates at tribunal.

You can find more information for each update below:

And where you need help amending your paperwork and informing your staff of these important changes, your documentation team are here to offer support.

With more updates scheduled in the coming months, we’ll be in touch with more information soon.

If you’re not yet a client with Peninsula and would like to speak to someone, you do have the option to book in for a free consultation with us. To find out how to eliminate your legal risk, just tap below:

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