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Dates for the diary

2011 is a busy year in the world of employment with changes to paternity pay, sick pay, paternity leave and retirement so far.

So to help you to prepare for forthcoming changes in the law, we have devised this timeline which provides an overview of the changes and when to anticipate them.

When? What?
1 July Bribery Act 2010 – A corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery by people working on behalf of the business will be introduced
1 October Equal treatment for agency workers
1 October National minimum wage increases to £6.08 per hour for the standard adult rate, £4.98 for those aged 18-20, £3.68 for those aged 16-17 and £2.60 for apprentices
1 October Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees (Amendment) Regulations 2010 due to come into force