New Legal right to paid parental bereavement pay ‘Jack’s Law’ to go ahead.

Parents who suffer the devastating loss of a child entitled to 2 weeks statutory leave. Working parents who lose a child under the age of 18 will get 2 weeks’ statutory leave the new legal right to 2 weeks’ paid bereavement leave, to be called ‘Jack’s Law’, is a world first parental bereavement leave is … Continue reading New Legal right to paid parental bereavement pay ‘Jack’s Law’ to go ahead.

Scottish budget set for Thursday 6th February 2020

The Scottish Government’s budget will be published on 6 February 2020, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has announced. It comes after the UK Government confirmed their budget would be delayed until 11 March 2020. Mr Mackay said: “The UK Government’s approach to the Scottish Budget has been completely unacceptable and has shown a disregard for devolution … Continue reading Scottish budget set for Thursday 6th February 2020

Proposed Statutory Payment Rates for April 2020

The proposed statutory payments rates for employees with earnings at or above a proposed weekly Lower Earnings Limit / Lower Threshold of £120 from April 2020 are: Statutory Sick Pay (SSP): £95.85 per week from Monday 6th April 2020 The following parental pay changes relate to weeks commencing from Sunday 5th April 2020. Statutory Maternity … Continue reading Proposed Statutory Payment Rates for April 2020

Government Budget set for 11th March 2020

Sajid Javid confirms next Budget will be held on Wednesday 11 March 2020. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, has today launched the beginning of the Budget process and announced that it will take place on Wednesday 11 March 2020. During a visit to the new £350 million Trafford Park tram line project in … Continue reading Government Budget set for 11th March 2020