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Are you ready for 2017 employment law changes?

As the New Year draws closer, so do many major employment law changes that you need to prepare for.

One of the biggest events predicted for 2017 is that Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union will be triggered. This brings many of us to question two main things, what will happen mexicanpharmacy-onlinerx.com to UK employment legislation derived from Europe? And, what will happen to workers who are from the EU? Hopefully, answers flomax vs cialis for bph to these questions will become clearer in 2017.

In April 2017, National Minimum Wage will increase, along with National Living Wage (employees over 25). In addition, Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Sick Pay will increase in April 2017.

Although it is not taking place until 2018, employers should start making preparations for Data Protection changes. The EU General Data viagra vs cialis hardness Protection Regulation (DGPR) came into force in May 2016, however, it has two years to implement which means the latest date the UK will enforce the Regulation, is May 2018.

DGPR means employers should review their systems and processes when processing data, to ensure that they have sufficient systems in place and to ensure their data is kept safe. It is suggested that you appoint a Data Protection Officer, to respond to these changes, as there will be penalties of up to 4% of global turnover or 20 Million Euros.

The Apprenticeship Levy comes into force on almaximo sildenafil 50 mg para que sirve 6th April 2017. This means employers who have an annual pay bill of above £3m will pay 0.5% of their NIC pay bill for the year. The Government will then top up the funds by 10%, this will then be the total amount the employer has to spend on sildenafil over the counter apprenticeship training in England.

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For any help and guidance with these changes, please contact us on 01909 512 120 or info@loftusstowe.com

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