Employment Law Changes April 2012

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Changes in April 2012; Employment Tribunal procedure reformed, Qualifying period for Unfair Dismissal increased, Statutory payments increased, RIDDOR reporting periods increased, Pension Auto enrolment new rules coming Oct 2012 – checks needed now.

Statutory payments Increased:

Important changes have been made to statutory weekly pay. For full details see HMRC.

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption pay – effective 1 April 2012 – Increased from £128.73 to £135.45
  • Sick pay – effective from 6 April 2012 – Increased from £81.60 to £85.85

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