This Article serves as an announcement of changes to employment law brought in as of April 6th 2020
It will outline by way of a summary these changes
The changes do not effect other parts of the law and only affect the specif parts they are relate to.
These changes are correct at time of publishing, however, as the law changes regularly, the contents of this article can become outdated.
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6th April 2020
As of the 6th April 2020 the following changes to Employment Law have come into effect:
Employers in Great Britain need to give “more written information” to new employees and “workers” , and do so earlier.
Parental bereavement leave will give parents the right to 2 weeks leave if they have experienced the death of a child under the age of 18, or a still birth after the 6th April 2020
Changes to the Minimum wage and other Statutory pay rates for 2020/2021
The Holiday pay reference period for workers without fixed hours or pay, increases from 12 weeks to 52 weeks.
Swedish Derogation period ends: agency workers must get the same pay and basic working conditions as comparable workers after 12 weeks continuous service, even if they have been paid by their agency between assignments.
Employers with 50+ employees must inform and consult employees before making changes that effect them, if 2% of the workforce request it (it was previously 10%)
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