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News - March 2021

Employment law changes coming into force in April 2021

As is usual for this time of the year, April is always a busy month in employment law, and this year is no exception. From April 2021, several new changes are being introduced, including a higher National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage; reforms to delayed IR35 Rules in the private sector and increases to statutory family, redundancy and sick related pay. Read more

Preparing for a return to the office? Remember to check your health and safety arrangements!

With companies set to begin a phased return to the workplace, every company has a legal obligation to ensure that all of their health and safety arrangements and procedures have been reviewed and updated to reflect the change in circumstances. Read more

Budget 2021: Employment Matters Affecting You

On Wednesday, 3 March 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the UK's 2021 budget and, in his speech, stated that this budget 'meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people'. The UK Spring Budget outlines the Chancellor's three-part plan' towards the economic recovery, supporting those still struggling through the pandemic crisis. Read more