The HR Place

The Real Living Wage

Today’s news presents an increase to the Real Living Wage, up by 20p per hour in the capital and 30p per hour outside of London. The HR Place considers what this means for small businesses, and what changes need to be made. Do I have to increase my employees’ hourly rates now? Legally, no. You …

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2018 Statutory Rate Update

From April 2018, statutory sick pay will increase to £95.05 per week.
Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental pay and maternity allowance will be £145.18 per week.