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Employment Law Changes – 1 October 2015

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 pstuart@geoffreyleaver.com or on 01908 689345.