12/03 – March 2012 Newsletter

//12/03 - March 2012 Newsletter

Employment Tribunal Changes

Let’s look first at what is about to change on the employment tribunal front as from 6th April 2012. The Qualifying Period for Unfair Dismissal rights – this will increase from 12 months to two years for new employees whose start date is on or after 6th April 2012. The important reservation we have about [...]

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Maximum Compensatory Award

The maximum unfair dismissal compensatory award increased from £68,400 to £72,300 with effect from 1st February 2012.

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Increases in Statutory maternity, paternity & adoption pay

The standard rate of these payments increases from £128.73 to £135.45 per week with effect from 1st April 2012.

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Redundancy – When should you start to consult ?

In the current economic climate redundancy is something that a number of employers are having to consider, but they are often unclear when the consultation process with staff should begin

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Statutory Sick Pay & Cosmetic Surgery !!

Do we have to pay SSP to someone who is off work after having cosmetic surgery?”

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