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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


Early Conciliation

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.