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Most employers top-up ‘inadequate’ Statutory Maternity Pay

Most employers top-up ‘inadequate’ Statutory Maternity Pay

The UK trails much of the rest of Europe in its Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) provision. However, research from Incomes Data Research (IDR) found that 70 per cent of employers, across all sectors and sizes, improve on the minimum in some way.

Two-thirds of UK employees believe they are underpaid

Two-thirds of UK employees believe they are underpaid

More than 65 per cent of UK employees believe they are underpaid, according to findings from job board, CV-Library.

HMRC wins latest tax avoidance case

HMRC wins latest tax avoidance case

HMRC is currently winning tax avoidance cases at a rate of nine out of 10, with many more being settled out of court, highlighting HMRC’s tough stance against tax avoiders.

Parents at risk of missing out on tax credits

Parents at risk of missing out on tax credits

HMRC has warned that thousands of parents could miss out on hundreds of pounds from their tax credits by reporting their income incorrectly.

More than 2 million employees miss out on annual leave

More than 2 million employees miss out on annual leave

Around 2.2 million employees are not getting their minimum paid leave entitlement, according to analysis from the TUC.

Ryanair publishes payslips

Ryanair publishes payslips

Budget airline Ryanair has taken the unusual step of publishing payslips to demonstrate the pay and benefits its pilots and cabin crew receive.

MP proposes guaranteed minimum pay for Deliveroo riders

MP proposes guaranteed minimum pay for Deliveroo riders

Frank Field MP and Andrew Forsey have published their report into the living standards of individuals working for food delivery firm Deliveroo.

First 1,000 equal pay claims lodged against Tesco

First 1,000 equal pay claims lodged against Tesco

Law firm Leigh Day has lodged 1,000 equal pay claims on behalf of female staff from Tesco over the disparity in pay between store staff and those in predominately male distribution centres.

Lush Australia identifies payroll issue dating back to 2010

Lush Australia identifies payroll issue dating back to 2010

Cosmetic retailer Lush Australia has publicly apologised for underpaying up to 5,000 former and current staff around $2 million.

Care worker wins case over unfair dismissal

Care worker wins case over unfair dismissal

In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd the Court of Appeal questioned whether a successful appeal against a dismissal revived the contract of employment and reinstated the employee. 

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