Monthly Archives: October 2017

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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Tribunal claim from foster worker claiming holiday pay

An employment tribunal claim has been lodged on behalf of a foster carer, arguing that she is a worker and entitled to rights such as holiday pay. The trade union representing her believes that, if successful, the case could open … Continue reading

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“Me Too” campaign forces employers to examine their dignity at work policies

The recent publicity surrounding sexual harassment and the “Me Too” campaign has forced employers to examine their strategies in dealing with harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Equality Act 2010. The law … Continue reading

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Can you manage difficult situations at work? We can help!

Managing Difficult Situations 2nd November 2017 in Dundee Feedback from previous delegates: “Walked away today feeling so much more confident in a management way” “Very useful training – to the point but personable” Many employers will find that during some … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

With this week’s focus on mental health awareness, it is worth remembering that just one in four people who have had a mental health problem for more than a year are in work. In contrast, four out of five non-disabled … Continue reading

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Do you worry about equal pay in your organisation?

After years of legal wrangling, mass equal pay claims in the public sector are finally being settled and many have proved costly to the employer. Much of the litigation so far has arisen from bonus structures, which benefited jobs predominately … Continue reading

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Tax and Contractors – HMRC update

Too many contractors who should be abiding by the employment intermediary rules (IR35) have been paying less tax than they owe. Many have been working alongside public sector employees for years, working on the same projects, but have been paid … Continue reading

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Do you lack presentation skills?

Do you lack confidence at work? Do you feel that you or your team need a bit of help to improve your presentation style and have more confidence to deal with formal situations with clients? This workshop covers how to … Continue reading

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Managers feel biased when interviewing

Just a third of managers report feeling confident they are not prejudiced when hiring staff, according to a controversial new study. Close to half admitted bias affects their candidate choice, while a further 20% said they could not be sure … Continue reading

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