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  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Employment: Proposed changes to the minimum wage
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    As most business owners will know employers are obliged to pay their workers the national minimum wage which steadily increases.   On the 1 October 2015 the national minimum wage will increase and here are the key points you will need to know as an employer:   • 20p to £6.70 an hour. • The… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Minimum wage increase
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    The Low Pay Commission’s recommendations for adult and youth National Minimum Wage were accepted earlier this year and will come into effect on 1 October 2013. The government did however reject the Low Pay Commission’s recommendation that the apprentice fee should be frozen and have instead agreed to increase the rate. The following rates will… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    How important are contracts in the workplace?
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    A contract of employment is an agreement between an employer and employee. It is the basis of an employment relationship. Even if you do not have anything in writing, there is always a contract between employer and employee. Your agreement to work in exchange for monies from your employer forms a contract. A written statement… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    What are my rights to pay at work?
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    If you have worked, then as an employee you are entitled to be paid. You are also entitled to be paid if you cannot work due to sickness or being on maternity leave/paternity leave/parental leave/adoption leave. Paid holiday is also allowed throughout the year.   In most situations, you are entitled to your usual wage… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Minimum Wage to Increase
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    From October 2013 the National minimum wage is to rise to £6.31 for adults (a rise of 12p) and £5.03 for 18-20 year olds (a rise 5p). The rate for apprentices is also to rise by 3p. The National Minimum wage is the amount an employee must be paid. Employers that employ staff on a… Learn more


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