Employment law: minimum/living wage, health & safety

From Sandy Adirondack’s Legal Update:

National Minimum Wage rates went up on 1st October. There have also been other recent changes, e.g. around penalties for not paying NMW and guidance for local authorities on taking NMW payment into account in the tendering process for care and support contracts. Details on Sandy’s website.

Continue reading Employment law: minimum/living wage, health & safety

Updated health and safety material for leisure activities

The Health and Safety Executive has updated its guidance and website section for those involved in leisure activities.

For example, a ‘checklist for premises e.g. community halls’ (itself dated March 2011) is linked from the front page at http://www.hse.gov.uk/entertainment/leisure/index.htm, with a page for amateur sports clubs at http://www.hse.gov.uk/entertainment/leisure/amateur-sports-club.htm.

Continue reading Updated health and safety material for leisure activities