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Employment Legislation Updates - September 2014

Employment Legislation Updates - September 2014

Burnetts' employment law solicitors provide an update on the latest legislation coming coming into force during 2014.

From 1st October 2014, employees will have the right to accompany a partner to pre-natal appointments. The right is to unpaid time off and will cover up to two ante-natal appointments of up to a maximum of six and a half hours for each appointment.

Also note the National Minimum Wage increases from 1st October 2014. From that date onwards the new rates will be: 

•    £6.50 for workers aged 21 and over 
•    £5.13 for workers aged between 18 and 20 
•    £3.79 for workers aged between 16 and 17
•    £2.73 for apprentices up to the age of 19 or in their first year of apprenticeship 

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Published: Monday 29th September 2014
Categorised: Employment

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