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New Acas Guide - Handling Staff Pay

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Acas has issued a guide for small employers which covers the basics of employment law on staff pay.

According to Acas, the new guide ‘Help for small firms: Handling pay and wages’ can "help small and medium sized businesses stay on the right side of the law and ensure pay issues are handled correctly."

It covers matters such as how to pay new staff, different types of pay systems, wage slips, what to do during staff absences as well as wage deductions and overpayments. It breaks down the most common employment issues into a series of practical steps that a manager or supervisor can access at any time.