2023 Employment Legislation Review and a Peek at 2024

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 5 December 2023
Sinéad Byrne
LK Shields Solicitors LLP
Issues covered: Protected Disclosures, Domestic Violence Leave, Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023, Remote Working, Flexible Working, Gender Pay Gap Reporting, Statutory Sick Pay, Parent’s Leave, Pensions, National Living Wage

As we approach the end of 2023, we thought it would be useful to review the key changes that have affected employment law this year along with a preview of what is expected in early 2024.

1. Extension of statutory obligations under the Protected Disclosures legislation comes into force in December 2023

The scope of the protected disclosures legislation will be extended on 17 December 2023 from employers with 250+ employees to employers with 50+ employees.  In scope employers are obliged to establish internal reporting channels and procedures for the making of a protected disclosure.

In summary, employers are required to ensure that secure channels are in place for receiving a

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This article is correct at 05/12/2023

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Sinéad Byrne
LK Shields Solicitors LLP

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