March, 2018

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CIPD to co-chair Government’s Flexible Working Task Force

The CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, has been invited to co-chair the Government’s new Flexible Working Task Force, which will meet for the first time today. The task force has been established by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy to promote wider understanding andRead More

Not long left to report your Gender Pay Gap

The deadline for reporting your Gender Pay Gap is fast approaching. For Organisations in the public sector, the deadline is 30th March 2018. The deadline for the private and voluntary sector is 4th April 2018. Gender Pay Gap reporting currently applies to employers in Great Britain only. Employers with 250Read More

Changes to the Student Loan repayment thresholds from April

For those repaying their student loan through payroll, the new thresholds to apply from April are:   Plan 1 Plan 2 (England & Wales) Annual £18,330 £25,000 Monthly £1,527.50 £2,083.33 Weekly £352.50 £480.76 Fortnightly £705.00 £961.53 4 Weekly £1410.00 £1,923.07 For more information about student loans through payroll, visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/special-rules-for-student-loans