Recruitment

Living Wage

Compulsory National ‘Living Wage’ as of April 2016

A new compulsory National ‘Living Wage’ of £7.20 per hour will be introduced next April for all working people aged 25 and over, the Government has announced. In his first …

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Is it ever too late to withdraw a job offer?

Can you withdraw a job offer that you have made and the candidate has accepted if your business requirements have changed? Once a candidate has accepted an unconditional offer of …

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Managing Risk In Your Business

Recent statistics have indicated a rise in the number of attempts by employees or former employees to misappropriate an employer’s confidential information and trade secrets.  So, how can employers adequately …

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Probationary Period – What Happens If You Do Nothing

Probationary Period – What Happens If You Do Nothing Many employers prefer to subject new employees to a period of probation – indeed, there are many advantages to this approach. …

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Getting Employees to Add Value to Your Business ASAP…

Getting Employees to Add Value The successful Induction of a new employee is of vital importance. It is your opportunity to positively influence the new employee from day one, by …

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How To Recruit The Right Person For Your Business

There are a number of things to remember as getting it wrong can be expensive both in terms of management time and cost but don’t worry there is help on …

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So why do you need help with HR ?

If you own a business then the chances are you will have heard of human resources. If you were working for another company then it is likely to be the …

Supporting gender reassignment in the workplace

Over recent years we have seen the need for a better understanding of trans employees within the workplace. There is often a lack of understanding and knowledge on how to …

Cycle to Work schemes are back in fashion

The following article was written by Martin Moore, Employee Benefits Consultant, Beckett Financial Services. With the rising cost of living and a huge shift in employee expectations in the last decade, …

What is the best way to manage relationships at work?

What is the chance of meeting that special someone at work? Following a Totaljobs Survey of more than 5,000 people, 22% of people report meeting their partners at work. More …

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