Clarification for Employers on the Plans for Automatic Enrolment Pensions

Research recently undertaken by Jelf Employee Benefits has found that 44% of employers have not made any plans to meet their legal obligation to automatically enrol certain members of their workforces into appropriate pension schemes and, as the employer, to make contributions into the schemes on behalf of the employees. For those who provide a.. read more →

Will Government Reforms really make Employment Tribunals Quicker or Cheaper?

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill was presented to Parliament yesterday with Vince Cable saying that it will “…help make Britain one of the most enterprise-friendly countries in the world.” From an employment perspective, the Bill intends to simplify the employment tribunal system by encouraging employers and claimants to settle disputes through an early conciliation.. read more →

Update on Compulsory Retirement

  Following a highly publicised Supreme Court decision at the end of last month, we are being asked whether it is now possible to reintroduce a compulsory retirement age. By clicking the link, you will find a Briefing which explains the ruling and details our guidance and recommendations. If you want to discuss the matter.. read more →