UK employment law - future developments

Anticipated changes to employment law in England and Wales.

A monthly round up of anticipated changes to employment law in England.

Date

Development                                                                                                                            

Comment
2018    
 25 May EU data protection package comes into force and will apply in all Member States. Conference call available here
Beginning of June  The EHRC to begin their first tranche of gender pay gap investigations.  Further details available here
June/July European Trade Secrets Directive must be brought into force in Member States.  
Summer 2018 Final rules re Extension of Senior Managers & Certification Regime expected to be published in Policy Statement. Our microsite on the new regime is available here
December HM Treasury and New Financial to produce annual review of progress made by signatories to the Charter on representation of women in senior management in financial services. Further details available
10 December Extension of Senior Managers Regime to all Financial Services and Markets Act authorised persons to commence for insurers. Our microsite on the new regime is available here
2019    
29 March  Deadline for conclusion of Article 50 withdrawal agreement from the EU (unless extension agreed).   
06 April The Itemised Pay Statement Order comes into effect giving every employee the right to a written itemised pay statement at or before the time at which their wages or salary is made. Further details are available here
06 April BEIS to have reviewed early conciliation regime.  
30 April BEIS to have reviewed flexible working regulations.  
Mid-to-late 2019 Extension of Senior Managers Regime to all Financial Services and Markets Act authorised persons expected to commence. Our microsite on the new regime is available here

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