Employees on full-time and part-time contracts

Employees on full-time and part-time contracts

When a new employee is added to the payroll it is the employer's responsibility to ensure they meet the employee's rights and deduct the correct amount of tax from their salary. HMRC’s guidance lists the following requirements that an employer...
New employment rights for parents and carers

New employment rights for parents and carers

Three new pieces of legislation that received cross party support were granted Royal Assent on 24 May 2023.  The Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Act 2023: This new Act will allow for up to 12 weeks of paid neonatal care leave. This will be made available to...
NMW non-compliance penalties

NMW non-compliance penalties

Employers must ensure they are paying staff at least the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or National Living Wage (NLW). The NMW and the NLW are the minimum legal amounts that employers must pay their workers. The new NMW and NLW rates came into effect on 1 April 2023. The...
Register as a childminder

Register as a childminder

There are fines for not registering as a childminder if you were required to do so. GOV.UK guidance on the matter states that you must register as a childminder if all of the following apply: the children are under the age of 8; you look after them for more than 2...