April 2017 – new obligations for employers

April each year brings a new swathe of new employment legislation, and 2017 is no exception.

As of the 5th of April, employers with more than 250 employees are required to publish and report a range of figures aimed at identifying their gender pay gap. More information is available on our blogs – Sarah Peters discusses how we should advise women to close the inequality gap here, and we run through what exactly the regulations mean here.

6 April sees the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy which affects employers with a paybill of £3m or over.We are running briefing session on this topic on 25 April (register here).