A number of changes in Employment Law come in to force on the 1st October 2015, advises Employment Lawyer, Paula Stuart and they are:-
- National Minimum Wage increases – adult rate becomes £6.70. Click here for details of all the rates
- the rights for Sikhs to wear turbans (instead of safety helmets) is extended to cover most workplaces and not just construction sites – click here for more details
- self- employed people become exempt from health and safety laws if they have no employees, subject to a number of exceptions – see here for more details
If you require any advice on any employment matter, please contact Paula Stuart at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01908 689345.