07 August 2014 #Employment
Thank you to everyone who completed the last Buddy Quiz, posted throughout July. We have posted the answers to the questions below so you can check how you did.
1. The Queen’s Speech identified various employment law proposals which included higher penalties for
employers who fail to pay the minimum wage. However, what is the current minimum wage for those
aged 21 and over?
2. The Flexible Working Regulations 2014 came into force on 30 June 2014. The Regulations extend the
scope of those individuals who can request flexible working to:
3. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill was recently published setting out various
proposed changes, but what was the proposed change relating to zero hours contracts?
4. A recent Supreme Court decision regarding the compulsory disclosure of criminal offences for
individuals seeking to work with children held that: