Employment Law Changes - April 2014
Several changes in employment law have taken place in April 2014, summarised below.
6 April 2014 - Statutory Payment Changes
- Statutory Maternity Pay - now £138.18 per week
- Statutory Paternity Pay - now £138.18 per week
- Statutory Adoption Pay - now £138.18 per week
- Statutory Sick Pay - £87.55 per week
The new system of Early Conciliation through the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) will come into effect from 6 April 2014, and will be mandatory from 6 May 2014. This requires someone who wants to bring a tribunal claim to contact ACAS in the first instance to see if the case can be settled out of court.
More information is available from your HR Adviser/HR Client Partner and on the attached document.
Employment Law Updates are also provided by Anderson Strathern, the University's Solicitors. Details and booking instructions can be found in HR Connect.