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NATIONAL MINIMUM AND LIVING WAGE 

 

 

 

The NMW & NLW rates, effective from 1st April 2021, are:

  • 25+ years old get £8.91 per hour

  • 21 to 24 years old get £8.36 per hour

  • 18 to 20 years old get £6.56 per hour

  • 16 to 17 years old get £4.62 per hour

  • £4.30 for apprentices under 19 or 19+ who are in the first year of apprenticeship

 

Read more on our NLW Blog

 

WORKPLACE PENSIONS (NORTHERN IRELAND)

A workplace pension is a way of saving for our retirement arranged through your employer. You will be automatically enrolled in a workplace pension if you:

  • are aged 22 or over

  • are under State Pension age

  • earn more than £10,000 a  year

  • work in the UK

Latest Information.

 

AGENCY WORKERS REGULATIONS (AWR)

The Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) were introduced in 2011 as a measure to protect agency workers by granting them the same rights as employees.

Find out more. 

FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND TREATMENT (NI) ORDER 1998

Employers and service providers have duties and obligations under equality laws. Employers must provide equality of opportunity on grounds of:

  • age

  • disability

  • sex

  • race

  • religious belief

  • political opinion

  • sexual orientation

  • gender reassignment

 

Employers need to...

  • Register with Equality Commission

  • Monitor community background, sex and occupation of workforce

  • Conduct Art 55 reviews every 3 years

  • Take affirmative action to ensure fair participation from different community backgrounds.

Latest Information.

 

Candidates need to...

Complete the Monitoring Questionnaire when it is provided to you and return in strict confidence to EqualOpportunities@riadaresourcing.com OR Monitoring Officer, 90 Union Street, Coleraine BT52 1QB

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