Employment Tribunal Compensation Limits Increase From 6 April 2024

Increase in tribunal limits April 2024

Individuals bringing employment tribunal claims in the UK will see a notable increase in the maximum compensation they can be awarded. Under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2024, the following limits will apply from 6 April 2024:   Maximum compensatory award The maximum compensatory award rises from £105,707 to £115,115, allowing individuals to […]

EHRC Publishes New Menopause Guidance for Employers

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The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published new menopause guidelines for employers, setting out possible support options and the consequences for employers failing to meet their legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010. The new guidelines have been designed to help employers create supportive and inclusive workplaces for women experiencing menopause symptoms, while ensuring […]

National Minimum Wage Increases from April 2024

The Government has agreed with the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission in relation to increases in UK minimum wage rates. Applicable from 1 April 2024, the increases are as follows: Age 21 and over – £11.44, increase of £1.02 Age 18-20 – £8.60, increase of £1.11 Age 16-17 and apprentices – £6.40, increase of […]

New Employment Regulations on Holiday Pay, Working Hours & TUPE

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A draft statutory instrument has been published, modifying the laws on working hours, TUPE and holiday pay. The new Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023 (“ER Regulations”) are set to take effect from 1 January 2024, overturning some recent EU case law while reaffirming some existing EU case law in the statute […]

Equality Act 2010: Amendments From January 2024

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The UK Government has announced a series of amendments to the Equality Act 2010, that will come into force on 1 January 2024. The UK’s post-Brexit ‘REUL’ Act will effectively remove certain EU-derived protections. The Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) Regulations 2023 is designed to ensure retention of certain discrimination provisions that would otherwise disappear from UK […]