The new national living wage

Without exception, every business will have to pay employees aged 25 and over the national living wage (NLW). When does this payment rate come into force and how will it … Read more


New legislation Although it was touch and go at times, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 became law on 26 March 2015 . The Act makes a number of fundamental changes to company law, one … Read more


A massive change Towards the end of March 2015 theConsumer Rights Act 2015 received Royal Assent. This legislation – which is a massive shake up to existing UK consumer laws – is due to come into force on 1 October 2015 . When … Read more

Who owns that design?

On 1 October 2014 the Intellectual Property Act 2014 comes into force. Under it, the legal owner of an unregistered design is the person who created it not who commissioned … Read more

National Minimum Wage rates

The national minimum wage rates effective from 1st October 2014 are now available. To see these rates, follow the link below: Contains public sector information licensed under the Open … Read more

Updated National Minimum Wage

On 30th September 2013 the new National Minimum Wages were published. These are effective from 1st October 2013. To see these rates, follow the link below: Contains public sector … Read more