Employment law dates at a glance
Immigration skills charge applies to Tier 2 (general) and the healthcare surcharge is added to Tier 2 (intra company transfers) visa category.
|1 April 2017
National Living Wage rises to £7.50 an hour and NMW rates increase.
|2 April 2017
Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay rises to £140.98 a week.
|6 April 2017
Tribunal compensation limits, statutory sick pay, and NI thresholds rise.
|6 April 2017|
Apprenticeship levy due to take effect.
|6 April 2017||Gender pay gap reporting regulations (private sector) expected to come into force.|
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.
|25 May 2018|
General Data Protection Regulation in force