Monthly Archives: August 2017

Employer pension contributions count towards the calculation of a week’s pay, EAT confirms

Summary The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has upheld a tribunal’s decision that the calculation of a week’s pay under the Employment Rights Act 1996 should include the value of employer pension contributions. This could increase the potential value of a … Continue reading

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Government announces waiver of financial penalties for breaches in NMW for sleep-in shifts in the social care sector

HMRC is currently investigating social care providers for underpayment of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) in respect of sleep-in shifts carried out by care workers. The NMW is the legal minimum that employers must pay workers in the UK. Workers … Continue reading

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