Monthly Archives: October 2017

Admin grind causing people to leave the office

A third of workers are tempted to leave their job, or have already left a role, because they are spending too much time on ‘work admin’, a new study has found. The survey of 2,034 UK employees also revealed that … Continue reading

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Make sure redundancy selection criteria are objective!

A travel company that assumed a pregnant employee would be happy to switch to a job share when her role was at risk of redundancy has lost an employment tribunal. The Employment Tribunal heard the employee was dismissed through redundancy. … Continue reading

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Take time out of the office and network to drive creativity and entrepreneurship

Businesses that want their employees to be more innovative should send them out of the office more often, new research has found. The study revealed that managers who demand constant outputs from their staff don’t give enough time to think, … Continue reading

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Employers not making their staff aware of changes to the childcare voucher scheme

More than a third of employers are unaware of upcoming changes to the childcare voucher scheme, despite significant reforms coming into force in just six months. A recent survey also revealed that, 90% ran a childcare voucher scheme, just one … Continue reading

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First prosecution for business failing to implement pensions auto enrolment

UK Pensions Regulator has announced the first prosecution of an employer who failed to comply with the law on auto-enrolment. The rules on auto-enrolment require employers to automatically enrol workers in a pension scheme that meets certain minimum requirements. The … Continue reading

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Personal Data and the GDPR

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is implemented in May 2018, consent for employers to access and use data will have to be freely given by employees and that consent must be specific, informed and revocable. The GDPR expressly … Continue reading

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Are your managers trained to investigate?

Conducting Workplace Investigations 8th November 2017 in Dundee Feedback from previous delegates: “Very useful training – to the point but personable” “Interesting and informative presentation, leaving me feeling confident to investigate matters” There are many occasions where there is a … Continue reading

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Businesses still missing the mark with employee engagement

Only a tenth of UK employees feel engaged at work, according to new research, while a fifth are actively disengaged. The report stressed that UK businesses need to do more to account for the preferences of their young millennial workforce. … Continue reading

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Only a third of employees see a clear link between their pay and performance, according to research.

Only a third of employees see a clear link between their pay and performance, according to research. The study, which gathered responses from more than 36,000 employees across a range of industries, also revealed that only two in five employees … Continue reading

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Employees hide their grief

One in four employees took no time off work following the death of a loved one, while a further one in 10 took just one day, new research has found. The survey of 2,000 UK employees who have experienced the … Continue reading

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