Monthly Archives: August 2017

Increasing retirement age – how can employers plan?

The Department for Work and Pensions has nnounced that around six million people born between 1970 and 1977 would see their state pension age increased from 67 to 68 but what are the implications for employers in this decision? This … Continue reading

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How Interesting are Your Meetings?

Few workers would deny that too many working days are taken up with boring or pointless meetings and according to surveys, meetings are the things that people most hate about their working week! If you are responsible for running meetings … Continue reading

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Do you pay apprentices appropriately?

One in five apprentices did not receive the mandatory national minimum wage (NMW) in 2016, as employers appear to be tripping over the pay rules. At present, apprentices are entitled to at least £3.50 per hour if they are under … Continue reading

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The Parental Bereavement Bill

A promise to give employees who lose a child a right to time off has taken a step closer to becoming law. The parental bereavement (pay and leave) bill, which has been introduced in parliament, will give employed parents a … Continue reading

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Businesses urged to rethink data processes – are you ready?

A fifth of people plan to use their rights under the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to ask their employer or ex-employers to delete their information, research has revealed. This follows recent publicity regarding the way businesses and in … Continue reading

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IR35 roll out in the private sector

A recent 121 blog looked at the changes to IR35 tax rules and the disruption the rules have caused in the public sector. Now HMRC is saying that the rules could be extended into the private sector as early as … Continue reading

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Damages arising out of cost of tribunal

Unusually, a police force is pursuing its former head of legal services for nearly £600,000 in costs after she lost an employment tribunal last year. The employee, who was dismissed by Northumbria Police for gross misconduct in 2014, had claimed … Continue reading

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Are you aware of your obligations when employing students and under 18s?

There are a number of employment rights all workers have when they start a job, but young workers – those under 18 years old – have other rights to protect them at work: • Young workers are entitled to two … Continue reading

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Do you really manage performance in your workplace?

Managing performance is crucial when considering the relationship between managers and employees. It can be a key element of good communication and foster trust. Managing performance is vital to how well your employees will be engaged in their work because … Continue reading

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