Employment Legislation – Updates
Employment legislation is a complex subject. If you require detailed advice on a specific area of the current law, please contact the Qdos Employment Team for help. Alternatively, if you are interested in one of the Qdos HR products, please contact our Sales and Marketing Team.
There are also some useful links below for checking current statutory rates and thresholds i.e. National Minimum Wage, tax and NIC, maternity, paternity and adoption pay; statutory sick pay.
Since the new Conservative Government came into power, there has been very little new employment legislation placed on the statute book. The EU referendum has also meant that it may be some time until we see a great deal of change to the employment law landscape.
However, whilst the post Brexit adjustments to employment legislation may well be far reaching, we may have to wait until 2018 or beyond for any substantial new provisions. With the next election not expected until 2020, we can though expect the Government to implement some key legislative initiatives to further regulate the employment framework before a possible change of government .
The changes to employment law that are currently envisaged for 2017 and beyond are listed below: