Monthly Archives: July 2017

How do your young people size up?

A third of companies are concerned about young people’s attitude toward work; particularly in relation to literacy, numeracy, self-management and communication skills. These employer concerns were highlighted in a recent survey which also found that 40% of businesses were worried … Continue reading

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Is your business cyber-safe?

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is warning small businesses to take care or face a fine in respect of cyber attacks. The warning comes after a company which suffered a cyber attack was fined £60,000. The investigation by the ICO … Continue reading

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Have you set up a pension scheme?

A third of small businesses still do not know what auto-enrolment is. One in four has missed its deadline for implementing a company pension scheme. Many small employers (employing only one or two staff) still do not believe they have … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal Fees Scrapped

In 2013, the Government introduced tribunal fees of up to £1,200, in order to cut down on the number of claimants bringing “malicious and weak” cases. It was thought that this move would help employers who struggled to cope with … Continue reading

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Would you take up “gig” work if the employment rights were better?

Two in five people would be more likely to take up so called “gig” work – where they are paid flexibly and do not have a fixed contract, if employment rights relating to this type of work were improved, research … Continue reading

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Are you recruiting graduates this year?

The number of university leavers vying for relatively well-paid jobs has almost trebled in just three years, it has emerged. Among investment banks, some 232 candidates are applying for each position, while an average 188 graduates are competing for positions … Continue reading

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How do you manage your remote workers?

UK organisations lose over £100m every year because of work-related stress, depression and anxiety, a figure which could soar in the coming decade if poorly managed nomadic working practices continue, according to an NHS organisation, Fit for Work. 48% of … Continue reading

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Do you understand the apprenticeship levy?

A fifth of apprenticeship levy-paying employers still don’t understand how the scheme works, three months after it was introduced. Research also revealed that a further 2% of the 200 senior managers questioned knew nothing about the levy at all. However, … Continue reading

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What are entitlements to breaks at work?

With job-related stress on the rise, encouraging employees to take a breather could be beneficial on many levels. Taking a break – even a short one –helps productivity and creativity. Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 an employee is entitled … Continue reading

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What perks do employees value?

It can be tricky considering what perks motivate employees but a recent survey has highlighted that employees want conventional benefits after political and economic uncertainty. The study found that 26% of those asked said they wanted to work for a … Continue reading

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