Since the implementation of GDPR in May 2018, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) have now started to impose fines on companies for failure to adhere to the new regulations. Wansbroughs will be keeping an eye on this topic and reporting any future updates. A couple of recent case examples are detailed below.
Proposals for increases to statutory benefit payments have been made by the Department for Work and Pensions in the members library of the House of Commons.
Following recommendations by the Low Pay Commission in Autumn 2019, the government has decided to increase the national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW).
As the festive period approaches and you’re busy making preparations for the big day, remember that Christmas can be a golden opportunity to sit down with your loved ones and talk about your plans for the future.
The Work Christmas Party - Employers Beware! The festive season can be the perfect time for rewarding employees with meals out, drinks dos and Christmas work parties. This is great for boosting staff morale and showing appreciation for the year’s hard work.
Following on from the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices in December 2018, the government published its employment law proposals in the “Good Work Plan”. Since then, various regulations have been introduced to give effect to many of those proposals. They include: the Agency Workers Regulations 2019; The Employment Rights (Employment Particular and Paid Annual Leave) Regulations 2018; and the Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019.