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What can you do if an employee leaves without giving their required notice?

What can you do if an employee leaves without giving their required notice?

The starting point when considering the answer to this question is what is the required notice period that the employee is required to give? If an employee has a contract of employment then it is normal for the notice period to be set out in the contract terms. This is known as contractual notice. IfRead more about What can you do if an employee leaves without giving their required notice?[…]

Minimum Auto Enrolment Contribution Levels

Minimum Auto Enrolment Contribution Levels

Employers and Employees may choose to contribute at higher levels than those shown below, but the figures within the table set out the statutory minimum level of contributions required: –   Effective Date Employer Minimum Contribution Level Employee Minimum Contribution Level Total Minimum Contribution Level Until 5 April 2018 1% 1% 2% 6 April 2018Read more about Minimum Auto Enrolment Contribution Levels[…]

Current UK Income Tax and National Insurance Bands and Rates

Current UK Income Tax and National Insurance Bands and Rates

Tax Band Taxable Income Tax Tate Personal Allowance Up to £11,850 pa 0% Basic Rate £11,851 to £46,350 20% Higher Rate £46,351 to £150,000 40% Additional Rate Over £150,000 45% National Insurance £116 – £162 per week £162.01 – £892 per week Over £892 per week Category £503 – £702 per month £702.01 – £3,863Read more about Current UK Income Tax and National Insurance Bands and Rates[…]

National Minimum Wage Rates & National Living Wage Rate Applicable from April 2018 and April 2019

National Minimum Wage Rates & National Living Wage Rate Applicable from April 2018 and April 2019

Rate Category Apr-18 Apr-19 National Living Wage (Aged 25 and over) £7.83 per hour £8.21 per hour National Minimum Wage (Aged 21 to 24) £7.38 per hour £7.70 per hour National Minimum Wage (Aged 18 to 20) £5.90 per hour £6.15 per hour National Minimum Wage (Aged 16 & 17) £4.20 per hour £4.35 perRead more about National Minimum Wage Rates & National Living Wage Rate Applicable from April 2018 and April 2019[…]