Reforms to NMW rules

The range of pay arrangements available to firms employing ‘salaried hours’ workers as defined by the National Minimum Wage rules is to be widened.

ACAS publishes new guidance on NDAs

ACAS have published new advice to help employers and workers understand what non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are and how to prevent their misuse.

IR35 and the private sector: new guide

A new guide to the extension of the IR35 regime to the private sector has been included in our Knowledge section.

MAC report on new structure for UK immigration rules

On 28 January 2020, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) released its recommendations on the new structure of the UK immigration rules from 2021. Our friends at Migrate UK have summarised below its recommendations, outlined the pros and cons, and consider whether the report will make a difference as well as the implications for EU citizens and future immigration control.

Bereavement leave and pay

Employed parents - and primary carers - who suffer the death of child under 18 (or a stillbirth from 24 weeks of pregnancy) will, from 6 April 2020, become entitled to two weeks’ bereavement leave and, subject to qualifying conditions, two weeks bereavement pay.

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