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01 October 2014

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Do I need to know anything about Employment Legislation?

Payroll Services



Once you become an employer it is important that you keep up to date with employment legislation. This protects you and your staff. You must adhere to this as failure to do so could result in you being brought to an employment tribunal to defend your actions as an employer.


There are a number of basic statutory rights that all employees have regardless if they are full or part time. This includes:


•Protection against discrimination

•Employment contract detailing their terms and conditions of their employment with you.

•A job description within 8 weeks of starting work.

•5.6 weeks paid holiday per year, which will be prorated down for part time workers.

•To be paid at least the Minimum wage per hour of work.


After 1st October 2014Hourly rate of NMW

  • Standard rate of NMW for workers aged 21 and over£6.50

  • Workers aged between 18 - 20 - reduced rate NMW£5.13

  • Workers under 18 £3.79

  • Apprentice*£2.73


*This rate is for apprentices aged 16 to 18 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. All other apprentices are entitled to the National Minimum Wage for their age.


Local Support Team will support you with meeting these obligations.