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April 2022 HR and employment law changes

A brief reminder of the employment law and HR-related changes taking effect in April 2022.

P&O - how could it happen?

The plight of the P&O employees publicly dismissed in a pre-recorded statement, with an army of allegedly lower paid agency workers waiting to take over from them, standing shoulder to shoulder with security guards employed to ensure a changing of the guard, has drawn condemnation from all sides of government. Beverley Sunderland, Managing Director at Crossland Employment Solicitors, offers some thoughts.

Injury to feelings awards - updated Vento guidelines

The bands of awards for injury to feelings in discrimination cases, known as the Vento bands, have been updated from April 2022.

February 2022 inflation data

The UK’s inflation rate in February 2022, as measured by the CPI, was 6.2%.

Ethnicity pay gap: no mandatory reporting

Legislation requiring the mandatory reporting of ethnicity pay gaps will not be introduced.

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