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16th February 2022

Partner Insight: Important HR Changes Coming in 2022

Are you aware of the changes to the Right to Work checks?

The Home Office has announced that from 6th April 2022, the right to work of those who hold a biometric residence card (BRC), biometric residence permit (BRP) or frontier worker permit (FWP) can only be done online.

From 6th April 2022 employers must carry out a check for individuals holding a BRC, BRP or FWP using the Home Office’s online right to work check service. An employer will no longer be able to complete a manual right to work check using a physical BRC, BRP or FWP.

Wondering what to do next? Take a look at our helpful guide. Read now

How to manage the additional Bank Holiday

What are the current bank holiday entitlements in the UK?

  • England and Wales 8 days
  • Scotland 9 days
  • Northern Ireland 10 days

What are the Bank Holiday changes in 2022?

  • 3rd June 2022 an additional bank holiday to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee
  • Spring Bank Holiday will move to Thursday 2nd June 2022

Wondering how to manage the additional bank holiday for your business? Read the advice from our knowledgeable HR consultants. Read Our Guide

Changes to the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

What is the National Living Wage?

The compulsory national living wage is the lowest amount that can legally be paid to employees ages 23 or over. It is adjusted every April.

When was the National Living Wage announced?

The changes to the national living wage an minimum wage were revealed by the Treasury on 25th October 2021 and were officially announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak during his autumn budget statement on 27th October 2021.

Take a look at how the changes will affect your business and practical advice to managing these changes. Find Out More.

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Given the recent surge in COVID-19 cased due to the Omicron variant and in order to support businesses during this very challenging time from mid-January the Government will be reintroducing the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. The previous scheme ended on 30th September 2021.

Find out what the rebate scheme means for your business. Read Now.

For more advice or support email Alcumus (psm.enquiries@alcumus.com) or call 01484 439930

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