HR News

HR and employment law news in brief

A round up of some other HR and employment law-related stories which have been making the news from 2 October 2015 to 15 October 2015.
 

HR1 and the forgotten (up until now) sanction

Those working in HR will be familiar with Form HR1 – the one used to notify the government that multiple redundancies are on the cards. What they may be less familiar with is the sanction for failing to do so – for the very good reason that it’s hardly ever used. But going forward this may no longer be the case.
 

New measures to tackle labour market abuses

A new criminal offence of ‘aggravated labour law breach’ could be on the statute books by 2016. This is one of the recommendations contained in a consultation on Tackling Exploitation in the Labour Market.
 

September 2015 inflation data

Consumer Prices Index inflation fell in the year to September 2015 to -0.1%. The detailed figures are as follows:
 

Shared parental leave and pay for grandparents

Working grandparents are to be able to take shared parental leave – but not until 2018 at the earliest.
 

HR and employment law news in brief

A round up of some HR and employment law-related stories which have been making the news in the period 18 September to 1 October 2015.
 


Page 9 of 55