New Acas guidance for small businesses on pay and wages

Acas has published a new online step by step guide for small employers to help them navigate the law on pay and wages.

The new guide “Help fbank-15616_1280or small firms: Handling pay and wages” can be found in the “Advice and Guidance” section of Acas’s website.

According to Acas, the guide is aimed at small firms and line or team managers in larger organisations, and offers steps employers should consider following to prevent pay problems arising.

The guide covers the basic employment law underpinning pay and wages, how to choose a pay system, what to be aware of when paying new staff, wage slips, deductions and overpayments, pay during absence and ending employment.

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