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What pension contributions should a company make to an employee on maternity leave under a salary sacrifice arrangement?

What pension contributions should a company make to an employee on maternity leave under a salary sacrifice arrangement?   We have had a few queries lately about the pension contributions for employees on maternity leave where the pension contributions are paid by the employer under a salary sacrifice arrangement. Under salary sacrifice agreements, an employee…

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ACAS Guidance on Age Discrimination

ACAS Guidance on Age Discrimination In 2010 the Equality Act replaced the Age Discrimination legislation (along with the other discrimination legislation). Age discrimination continues to be one of the most common forms of unfair treatment at work, with almost half of workers believing that their age would hold them back when applying for a job.…

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The Good work plan

Are you up to date with the Good Work Plan?

Are you up to date with the Good Work Plan? The Government’s Good Work Plan sets out a number of employment reforms as a result of the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.  The heart of the Taylor Review focuses on an overriding ambition that all work should be fair and decent.  Four consultation documents…

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Are you aware of the new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act effective from next year?

Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018: Government response to consultation published Background: Existing rights around bereavement Where an employee has suffered a bereavement involving a dependant, the employee has a right to have ‘reasonable’ time off work to deal with making arrangements. The dependant could be a spouse, partner, child, grandchild, parent, or someone…

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