This April, various changes to employment law are due to come into force. We’ve rounded up these updates so you can prepare in advance.
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The Statutory Paternity Pay (Amendment) Regulations 2024 come into force on 8 March 2024 and will affect paternity leave for fathers or partners who have children due to be born or placed for adoption on or after 6 April 2024.
ACAS has recently published a draft code of practice for flexible working, expected to be brought into force from 6 April 2024. Read on to find out how flexible working requests are likely to change from that date.
Changes to UK company law are coming, with the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act receiving royal assent on 26 October 2023. If you are planning to start a new company, or you run an existing company, you’ll need to make sure you consider the new responsibilities under this legislation.
New draft employment regulations are expected to come into force on 1 January 2024. They aim to simplify holiday pay and annual leave calculations post-Brexit, time-recording requirements under the Working Time Regulations, and the TUPE transfer process.
The Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Act 2023 creates a new duty for employers to protect employees of all genders from sexual harassmen.