This month, the latest instalment of annual increases relating to the minimum wage, the maximum claim amounts awarded in the Employment Tribunal and other statutory rates takes effect. We set out below the main rates and limits that employers should be aware of.

1. Increase in minimum wage

The national minimum wage increased from £10.42

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Highlighting some of the challenges and opportunities facing businesses this year, Insights includes perspectives from a range of jurisdictions on topical issues:

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