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New Compensation Limits – Effective April 2015

New Compensation Limits 2015 The Government has published details of the new compensation limits – annual increases to statutory redundancy pay and the amount of compensation that employment tribunals can …

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How to have an effective performance conversation

You’ve got an employee who isn’t contributing their fair share. You know you need to address it. The rest of the team can tell this employee is a poor performer. …

Is an employee’s email complaint a grievance?

Staff grievance An employee has sent you an e-mail, as their line manager, in which they have listed a number of issues they are “unhappy about” but it’s difficult to …

Useful info on the Government’s Fit For Work service

The Fit for Work service, previously known as the Health and Work Service, was launched at the end of 2014 and has been welcomed by the private sector. It is …

What the EAT thinks about Twitter

The explosion of social media has resulted in numerous examples where someone posts something on social media and then immediately regrets, it but can do little to delete it as …

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 …

What employers need to know about Shared Parental leave changes from April 2015

Shared Parental Leave will enable eligible mothers, fathers, partners and adopters to choose how to share time off work after their child is born or placed for adoption. This could …

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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 …

What you need to know about deductions on payslips

Did you know that the Employment Rights Act 1996 (commonly referred to as ERA) states that an employee must receive an itemised payslip (statement of pay) on, or before, the …

Welcome to 2015 – Now What Does This Mean For Your Business?

This year will see us have a general election in the UK and so we should expect to see an avalanche of news, argument and raised voices over the issue …

What Holiday Pay and Overtime Rulings Means For Employers

New employers will have missed the publicity surrounding November’s Holiday Pay and Overtime Rulings by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).  It was the latest instalment in a line of cases …

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement – What Does It Mean For Employers?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer pulled out a few surprises in his Autumn Statement however we thought that it would be useful to outline what some of this means for …

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 …

Q&A with Liz Owers, Head of Client Services

We value getting to know all about the clients we work with and the faces behind the brands and businesses. Naturally we expect you to want to know more about …

Mental health in the workplace – What’s your role?

More than ever, the term ‘mental health’ is one we’re used to hearing referenced among friends, family – and yes, co-workers. Indeed, the consequence of the pandemic on our mental …

Tribunal rules that underperforming Sales Director was unfairly dismissed after submitting £60k expenses claim

Paolo Porchetti was offered a lucrative settlement package by bosses at Brush Electrical Machines to leave the company after they became ‘immensely frustrated’ by his poor work. However, the Sales …

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