Issue 52, May 2011
Employment Law Timetable
What does the future hold?
Employment Law can often seem like a minefield, so we have
put together a brief guide of what to look out for over the
and subscribe to the latest guidance and tips on our Employer
Agency Worker Regulations
How will these changes effect you?
The AWR, designed to provide equal treatment for agency
workers is coming
into affect on the 1st October 2011.
To assist local employers to understand their obligations
under these new regulations, we have partnered with
Paul Chamberlain, Partner at Brabners Chaffe Street,
an Employment Law professional for the leading North West firm and expert in this field to
seminar on the subject on 9th June.
Paul is a recognised leader in the law relating to
recruitment agencies and is the appointed employment law
adviser to TEAM (The Employment Agents' Movement),
REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and ALP
(Association of Labour Providers).
It is essential that as an employer you understand how
these changes may affect you, and this seminar will provide an
overview of the new Regulations along with tips to ensure you
If you would like to receive more information on this
forthcoming seminar, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01225
Do not miss out on this excellent opportunity
to understand how these changes could affect you and how you,
as a local employer need to be prepared.
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National Minimum Wage (NMW)
Increases from 1st October 2011
- The main rate of the national
minimum wage for over 21s rises 2.5% from
£5.93 to £6.08 per hour
- The rate of pay for 18-20 year
olds increases from £4.92 to £4.98 per hour
- The rate for workers aged 16 to 17
rises from £3.64 to £3.68 per hour
- The apprentice rate increases from
£2.50 to £2.60 per hour.
Read more via the Low Pay Commission website.
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