HR News

HR and employment law news in brief

A round up of some HR and employment law-related stories - in addition to those already covered on the website - which have been making the news from 12 February to 25 February 2016.
 

January 2016 inflation data

Consumer Prices Index inflation rose in the year to January 2016 to 0.3%. The detailed figures are as follows:
 

Gender pay gap – reporting requirements

Draft regulations on gender pay reporting have been published which will require private and voluntary sector employers with at least 250 employees to publish figures on the gender pay gap within their organisation. The regulations will come into force on 1 October 2016. Employers will have to produce a preliminary data snapshot by 30 April 2017 and have publicly reported their pay gap information by 30 April 2018.
 

HR and employment law news in brief

A round up of some HR and employment law-related stories - in addition to those we’ve already covered - which have been making the news from 29 January to 11 February 2016.
 

Much tougher health and safety sentencing regime now in force

A mobile crane hire company has become the first company to be convicted of corporate manslaughter where a company driver was killed. The level of fine - £700,000 - is another reminder, says Dominic Watkins from DWF, of the increasing force with which the courts will continue to impose penalties now that new Sentencing Guidelines are in force
 

HR and employment law news in brief

A round up of some HR and employment law-related stories, other than those we’ve already covered, which have been making the news from 15 January to 28 January 2016.
 


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