Archive | April, 2019

National minimum wage increases to £8.21 per hour

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From 1st April 2019 the main rate of the national minimum wage rises to £8.21 per hour for 25 year olds and over. The rate for workers aged 21 – 24 is £7.70 per hour. The rate for workers aged 16 – 17 has increased to £4.35 per hour. Workers aged 18-20 will receive £6.15 per […]

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ACAS Early Conciliation

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From 1st April 2014, anyone thinking about making an employment tribunal claim has been required to contact Acas first. Acas has then offered Early Conciliation to try and resolve the dispute quickly and cost effectively. The employee claimant (or employer claimant) is required to complete an Early Conciliation request form. The limitation period for bringing […]

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