Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Changes to Legislation in October 2014
Increase in NMW rates
The following rates apply to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) from 1 October 2014:
Workers aged 21 and over £6.50 per hour
Workers aged 18 to 20 £5.13 per hour
Workers aged 16 to 17 £3.79 per hour
Apprentices (those under the age of 19 and older apprentices in the first year of apprenticeship) £2.73 per hour
Time off for ante-natal appointments
From 1 October 2014, expectant fathers, and partners of pregnant women, will be entitled to take time off to attend up to two ante-natal appointments with their partner. This right is introduced by the Children and Families Act 2014.
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