Employment law – First Commencement Order under Small Business Act 2015 - The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Commencement No.1) Regulations 2015. SI 2015/1329 (C.75)
In Force: Bringing into operation various provisions of the 2015 Act on 26 May 2015, 15 June 2015, 1 July 2015 and 1 January 2016. These Regulations commence a number of provisions of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. These include those which: enable the Secretary of State to specify in regulations (subject to affirmative resolution procedure) regulatory functions in respect of which a reviewer of regulators' complaints and appeals procedures must be appointed; render unenforceable exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts; and amend provisions regarding penalties for underpayment of national minimum wage.http://origin-www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/1329/pdfs/uksi_20151329_en.pdf
Category: Employment » Contracts of employment; Minimum wage. Keyword(s): Zero-hours contracts. Area(s) of law: Employment.