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    National Living Wage

    In this guide, we'll discuss what the National Living Wage is, what employees are entitled to, and the consequences of incorrectly paying wages.

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    EAP

    Read our guide on EAP’s. Discover what they are, what they include, and the benefits it can bring to your company.

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    Salary Sacrifice

    In this guide, we'll discuss what a salary sacrifice is, the different salary sacrifice schemes, and its advantages and disadvantages.

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    Employee Mental Health Days

    In this guide, we'll discuss mental health days for employees, the pros and cons of implementing them, and how to offer them in your workplace.

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    Pay Rise Request

    In this guide, we'll look at what a pay rise is, when employees can request them, and how to manage them correctly.

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    Staff Christmas Bonus

    Paying your staff Christmas bonuses over the festive season is a great way to reward their efforts and spread festive cheer.

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    April sees staff rates falling but pay growth on the up

    The latest KPMG and Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) report on UK jobs has found the number of workplaces is still slowly dropping while salaries are increasing

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    Hospitality employers prepare for new tips legislation

    The recent announcement that the Employment (Allocation) of Tips Act 2023 will take effect from 1 October 2024 means that hospitality employers should act soon to get their house in order

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    Only one-third of British firms plan above inflation pay rises

    Data from a recent poll of more than 1000 businesses, commissioned by the Work Foundation at Lancaster University, suggests that pressures facing UK firms have eased slightly over the last 15 months

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    New Code of Practice on employee tips due later this year

    The Government has put before Parliament the Code of Practice on Fair and Transparent Distribution of Tips that will have legal effect in Great Britain under the Employment (Allocation of Tips) Act 2023.

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    Low Pay Commission reviews evidence for 2025 minimum wage

    The Low Pay Commission (LPC), the independent body which advises the Government on the levels of the National Minimum Wage (NMW), including the National Living Wage (NLW), has launched a call for evidence to inform its advice to the Government on the minimum wage in 2025 and beyond.

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    National Living Wage increase creates risks for employers

    Clear risks remain for employers as meeting legal national living wage obligations can be much more complex than simply paying a worker the correct rate per hour

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  • Free Download

    This employment law guide explores the basics of workplace pensions and offers guidance on how to avoid common pitfalls.

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