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Other changes from 1 October 2014: reservists protection against unfair dismissal, minimum wage increase to £6.50

25 September 2014 #Employment

Reservists better protected against unfair dismissal

With effect from 1 October 2014, where an employee is dismissed exclusively (or mainly) because he or she is a member of reserve force, the normal two-year service requirement for bringing an unfair dismissal claim will not apply.

National minimum wage increases

The national minimum wage increases from £6.31 to £6.50 with effect from 1 October 2014. The youth rate increases from £5.03 to £5.13 per hour.

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