All workers to benefit from the right to an itemized payslip

An Order for  an amendment to the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) has now been made. The Order will grant every worker the right to an itemised pay statement from 6 April 2019.
At present, payslips need to include the gross amount of wages or salary, the amounts of any variable and any fixed deductions from that gross amount, and why the deductions have been made.
However, from 6 April 2019, where an employee’s pay varies by reference to time worked, employers must include the number of hours for which the employee is being paid on his or her itemised payslip.
The change will bring into force the government’s commitment outlined in its recent response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices: Payslips (see legal update here).
If it is not already clear, employers should decide who in their workforce will benefit from this added right.

Verity Buckingham

About Verity Buckingham

Verity is experienced in all aspects of employment law and corporate immigration matters. She deals mostly with corporate clients advising on contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Verity's contentious practice includes defending claims in the Employment Tribunal and experience of Employment Appeal Tribunal litigation in relation to claims of unfair dismissal, discrimination, equal pay and whistleblowing.

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