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Legal lowdown: What 2017 holds

HR needs to get to grips with gender pay gap reporting, the apprenticeship levy, and childcare-related changes.

The autumn tends to be very busy for HR professionals as they try to get to grips with a host of employment law changes. But which upcoming legislative changes will affect HR professionals in 2017 and beyond? We examine the key ones HR will need to be prepared for.

  • Gender pay gap reporting

  • Apprenticeship levy

  • Tax-free childcare scheme

  • Shared (grand)parental leave

  • Taxation of termination payments


As the official employment law partner of HR Magazine, ESP Law lawyers are in constant touch with changes to the law and the challenges facing business’ HR functions so they can offer timely best practice advice via our regular monthly column in HR Magazine. In the latest column, ESP Law solicitor, Caroline Acton, talks about what 2017 holds for HR.

Here’s the full article: http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/legal-lowdown-what-2017-holds-1/358067/