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1 October 2011 - new legislation reminder

29 September 2011 #Employment

The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 come into force tomorrow.  Further details of this legislation can be found in Employmentbuddy’s recent news article Agency Workers The Countdown Begins  and  Agency Workers Regulations AuditQuestionnaire for Agency, Information for Agency on 12 week entitlements and Agency Workers Day 1 entitlements checklist.  

Don’t forget that the 2011 National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates also come into effect tomorrow:

  • The adult rate will increase by 15p to £6.08 an hour;
  • The rate for 18-20 year olds will increase by 6p to £4.98 an hour;
  • The rate for 16-17 year olds will increase by 4p to £3.68 an hour;
  • The rate for apprentices will increase by 10p to £2.60 an hour; and
  • The accommodation offset will increase from £4.61 to £4.73 per day.

Further information on the National Minimum Wage can be found in buddy’s Minimum Wage Guidance Notes.   

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