As April 2021 approaches, employers are reminded of some of the statutory changes that are upcoming, along with some crucial details that should be kept in mind — especially when it comes to the minimum wage, contracting, and the furlough scheme.
In a historical move, the Government announced on 25 November 2020 that the National Living Wage (NLW) would not only be increasing in 2021 but that the age threshold would be lowered also. A client wants to know what the HR consequences of this will be on their business plus a reminder of the rates.
The Job Retention Scheme has been extended once again and a client wants to know if they might be affected by anything associated with this news – is there anything important that they should be aware of?
The Prime Minister revealed his 60-page roadmap out of England’s lockdown last week and a client would like a summary of the most important aspects of the roadmap, as well as a summary of the HR implications of it.