The new Real Living Wage increase announced today will give a full-time worker £2,730 a year more than a worker earning the current government National Living Wage. New Real Living Wage Rates In response to the cost-of-living crisis, the Living Wage Foundation has brought forward the rise to the Real Living Wage, which was planned
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On the day of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, Monday 19 September, the offices of Employment Law Services (ELS) will be closed as a mark of respect, and to allow colleagues to pay tribute to Her late Majesty and commemorate Her reign.
Her Majesty The Queen was a national treasure who represented the very best of our United Kingdom throughout her entire life and we join the Country in mourning her loss. For 70 years the Queen epitomised selfless devotion to the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and the World, the likes of which we will never see
On the occasion of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the offices of ELS will be closed on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June 2022 and shall reopen at 9.00am on Monday 6 June 2022. Whatever your plans might be for this extended Bank Holiday weekend, we wish you well!
As the clock winds down on 2021, here’s hoping there are far better things ahead than any we leave behind! As Bill Vaughan famously said, “an optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” Whatever you’re planning this Hogmanay, we wish
Our offices are now closed for the holidays until Wednesday 5 January 2022. May the holiday spirit be with you and your family today and throughout the New Year. #merrychristmas2021 #HappyNewYear #StaySafe
After another challenging year enduring the continuing effects of the pandemic and the inconceivable loss it has incurred for so many people and on so many levels, many will be feeling weary and in serious need of the break the Christmas holiday provides. As you start to wind down in preparation for the holiday, try
This week marks our anniversary of completing 13 fantastic years in business and we would like to mark the occasion by thanking all those who have helped contribute to our success! To our all our clients, you are the reason why we are celebrating this special day in our company. Without you we would not
In a controversial vote in the Welsh Parliament on Tuesday 5 October 2021, the Labour-led Welsh government voted to introduce compulsory COVID passes for individuals attending large gatherings. NHS COVID Pass Compulsory from 11 October 2021 Today (11 October 2021) sees the introduction of the NHS COVID Pass in Wales requiring all over 198s to
The UK Government announced its plans to make the right to request flexible working a day one right and has published its proposals to reform the existing flexible working legislation. On 30 June 2014, the UK Government extended the Right to Request Flexible Working for parents and certain other carers to all employees with 26