Ashfords’ Employment Team continues to bring you updates on some of the key employment and immigration developments.
Employers are required to carry out right to work checks before employing an individual to ensure that the candidate they want to employ is legally allowed to carry out the work in question in the UK. The consequences of employing illegal workers can be severe.
This article sets out the various civil penalties employers could receive for employing illegal workers.Read more
The Government is considering introducing legislation which allows employers to pro-rate holiday entitlement for part-year workers so that they receive leave in proportion to the total number of annual hours worked.
This article details the government consultation into the calculation of holiday entitlement for part-year and irregular hours workers.Read more
The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2023, which sets out the annual increases to the awards in the Employment Tribunal, has been published. The new increased limits came into force on 6 April 2023.
This article explains what this means for UK employers and details when the increased rates apply.Read more