Minimum Wage rises to £10.42 in April 2023

The minimum wage for workers aged 23 and over will rise from £9.50 to £10.42 an hour in April. Are you ready to implement the changes? The increase in the minimum wage of 9.7% was announced by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt during his Autumn Statement 2022, to help workers cope with rising prices. Younger workers under…

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HR Legislation Updates Autumn Winter 2022

legislation update

There have been several changes to legislation during 2022, that will have an impact on employers and their employees. Here are the latest legislation updates from the CIPD. 17 November Minimum Wage Increase Announced In the Autumn Statement Jeremy Hunt announced the new rates for Minimum Wage which come into force on 1 April 2023.…

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National Minimum/Living Wage

The national minimum wage (NMW) and national living wage is a legal right which covers almost all workers in the UK. It became law on 1 April 1999 to prevent unduly low pay and also to help create a level playing field for employers. The national minimum wage is revised each April following recommendations by…

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How to avoid discrimination while recruiting – Protected Characteristics

Avoid discrimination

The topic of discrimination in relation to recruiting is vast, that’s why we’ve created this guide to give you the tools and knowledge you need to help safeguard your businesses from the threat of discrimination during the recruitment process. In part one we discussed how to remove discrimination when creating job specs and adverts, if…

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