• New national minimum wage rates from 1 October 16.

    The following national minimum wage (NMW) rates would come into force on 1 October 2016: The rate for workers aged 21 to 24 years will increase to £6.95 per hour. The development rate for 18 to 20 year olds will increase to £5.55 per hour. The rate for 16 to 17 year olds will increase £4.00…
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  • Stop shocking workplace discrimination of pregnant women, say MPs.

    The Women and Equalities Committee has called for UK women to have protections similar to those in Germany after a ‘shocking’ increase in workplace pregnancy discrimination over the past decade. MPs demand urgent action, calling on the Government to publish an ambitious, detailed plan within the next two years or risk a further rise in…
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