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22 July

Government consults on National Minimum Wage regulations

Views sought on whether the the draft National Minimum Wage consolidation regulations are clear and workable.

22 July, 2014

Remploy Employment Services to be privatised

'As part of the government’s long-term economic plan we are helping businesses up and down the country to become more confident about employing people with disabilities and giving Remploy Employment Services independence from government will allow even more disabled people to build their careers', says DWP Minister.

22 July, 2014

21 July

Transfer of Tribunal Functions (Mobile Homes Act 2013 and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2014

New statutory instrument transfers into the unified tribunal structure further jurisdiction conferred on a residential property tribunal in England by the Mobile Homes Act 2013 and makes consequential amendments relating to the transfer.

21 July, 2014

First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) (Amendment) Order 2014

New statutory instrument amends the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2010 to reflect the conferral of further jurisdiction relating to mobile homes and new jurisdiction relating to caravan sites.

21 July, 2014

Housing (Right to Buy) (Maximum Percentage Discount) (England) Order 2014

New statutory instrument prescribes the maximum percentage discount on the price of a dwelling for people exercising right to buy as 70 per cent.

21 July, 2014

Single parents ‘at high risk of low pay, as well as increasing under-employment and job insecurity’

New Gingerbread report argues that action is urgently needed to make sure that working single parents can earn enough to support their families.

21 July, 2014

Employment case law round up

Latest EAT decisions added to the Tribunals Service website.

21 July, 2014

18 July

Mobile Homes (Pitch Fees) (Prescribed Form) (Wales) Regulations 2014

New regulations that prescribe the form of the document that must accompany a pitch fee review notice which proposes an increase in the pitch fee.

18 July, 2014

Mobile Homes (Written Statement) (Wales) Regulations 2014

New regulations which specify what information should be contained in the written statement which site owners must give to proposed occupiers prior to an agreement that they may occupy their mobile home as their only or main residence, and in addition sets out the main provisions required within the agreement.

18 July, 2014

New commencement order for Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003

Repeals section 7B of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 under which the Welsh Ministers have the power to require, by Order, local authorities to establish complaints procedures, as this is now covered under powers in sections 114 and 115 of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003.

18 July, 2014

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