The following statutory rates are effective from 1 April 2019:
The planned increase 8% (3% employer) will take effect as from 6 April 2019
The rate of statutory sick pay will increase from £92.05 to £94.25 per week, as from 6 April 2019.
The rate of Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave will increase from £145.18 to £148.68 per week, as from 6 April 2019.
Payslips must be given to all workers, including those on casual and zero hour contracts, as from 6 April 2019.
The Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 increases the maximum penalty from £5,000 to £20,000, as from 6 April 2019.
Employers will be liable to pay Class 1A national insurance contributions on termination
payments above £30,000, as of 6 April 2019.
Employees are entitled to a written statement (contract of employment) from the first day of employment, as from 6 April 2020.
Amendments to mandatory information required within a statement of main terms and conditions to be introduced, as of 6 April 2020.
The holiday pay reference period will change from 12 weeks to 52 weeks, as from 6 April 2020.
The new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill provides employees with the right to at least two weeks' leave after the death of a child, subject to terms and conditions. This comes into force from April 2020.
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