15 September 2014
New Regulations regarding payments to employers for replacing a reservist come into force on 1 October 2014.
Many thanks to Daniel Barnett for this report about the new Regulations
At present, when called up, military reservists are paid directly by the Ministry of Defence - and employers can claim expenses in respect of additional costs incurred whilst replacing the reservist (to a maximum of £110 per day).
From 1 October 2014, small and medium employers will also be able to receive up to £500 per month for each full month a reservist is absent from work (reduced pro rata for parts of a month, or part-time workers).