Forthcoming legislation

Employment law dates at a glance

Last Modified  02 February 2017

See the forthcoming legislation in-depth page for more information on these new statutes and amendments.

February 2017

Consultation on corporate governance reform closes.

14 March 2017

Consultation on changes to tribunal fees remission closes.

31 March 2017

Gender pay gap reporting regulations (public sector) expected to come into force.

1 April 2017

National Living Wage rises to £7.50 an hour and NMW rates increase.

6 April 2017

Apprenticeship levy due to take effect.

6 April 2017Gender pay gap reporting regulations (private sector) expected to come into force.
September 2017

30 hours' free childcare becomes available for 3 and 4-year olds in working families.

30 March 2018

First gender pay gap reports to be published by public sector organisations with 250 or more employees.

4 April 2018

First gender pay gap reports to be published by private sector organisations with 250 or more employees.

April 2018

Tax changes to termination payments due to take effect.