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  • Employment & Equality Tribunal Rules 2018

    Employment & Equality Tribunal Rules 2018

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    With the introduction of the first protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2017, as of the 1st January 2019 the Employment Tribunal is now known as Employment and Equality Tribunal.

    T…

  • Minimum Wage Changes

    Minimum Wage Changes

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    New Minimum Wage Rates

    Tynwald has recently approved the following rates, to come into effect from 1 October 2018:

    Description Rate
    Over compulsory school age but under 18 £5.…
  • Protecting An Employers Reputation

    Protecting An Employers Reputation

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

     

    Protecting an employer's reputation.

    Employees, whether the public face of an organisation or behind the scenes are clearly the key to an employer's reputation i.e. how it is perceived b…

  • Increases to the Minimum Wage

    Increases to the Minimum Wage

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    From 1st June 2017 the minimum rates will be as follows.

    For a worker:

    • Aged 25 years and over - £7.50
    • aged 21 years and over - £7.20
    • aged 21 or over, receiving training accredited by t…
  • Increases to the Maximum Awards

    Increases to the Maximum Awards

    Monday, August 1, 2016

    With effect from the 1st August 2016, increases have been made to the maximum amount of a weeks pay and to the maximum amount of the compensatory award in Employment Tribunal claims for unfa…

  • Changes to the Employment Act - Work Permit Fees

    Changes to the Employment Act - Work Permit Fees

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016

    In October 2015 the Employment Act was changed to make it unlawful for an employer to deduct the cost or to receive payment for a work permit fee from an employee. The change means that an e…

  • Zero hours contracts - Key points

    Zero hours contracts - Key points

    Friday, November 20, 2015

    Zero hours contracts normally mean there is no obligation for employers to offer work, or for workers to accept it.

    Most zero hours contracts will give staff 'worker' employment status.

    Ze…

  • Changes to the law regarding work permit fees

    Changes to the law regarding work permit fees

    Friday, September 25, 2015

    From October 2015 it is unlawful for an employer to deduct money from an employees wages or to receive payment from an employee in regard to a work permit fee.

    This means that even if you h…

  • Guidance for employers on the law on preventing illegal working

    Guidance for employers on the law on preventing illegal working

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 (of Parliament) as extended to the Isle of Man by the Immigration (Isle of Man) Order 2008 makes it a criminal offence for a person to employ…

  • Social Media

    Social Media

    Monday, June 3, 2013

    More issues are occurring in the work place because of social media and our advise is to have a policy to deal with the positive and negative implications.

    Please see below our thoughts on …