HaytonHeyes is now part of FDR Law

As of January 2017, HaytonHeyes is now part of Warrington law firm FDR Law and is delivering the same HR advisory, consultancy and training services. For more information or to contact Kim Hayton or Kerry Mercer call 01925 230000 or go to FDR HR

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Reduction in the number of Unfair Dismissal Cases

It’s not a surprise to hear in the news recently that the number of Unfair Dismissal cases have reduced dramatically under the Tribunal fee system. The Trade Union Congress has reported that there has been a 73% drop in the number of Unfair Dismissal claims being taken to Tribunal. There were also reductions in the […]

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Holiday Pay Workshop – Friday 25th November 2016

The Holiday Pay Workshop takes place on Friday 25th November 2016 at FDR Law, 21 Bold Street, Warrington WA1 1DG. Aimed at Managers of HR and Payroll, the focus will be on understanding the complexities around calculating Holiday Pay, and the impact this can have on budget planning.  This hands-on workshop will be run by Kim Hayton and will take the format […]

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Gender Pay Gap – Still a long way to go

Discussions around the Gender Pay Gap and how to redress the balance have been in the forefront since the government issued a consultation report in the summer with detailed plans on reporting in the public sector. It is expected that separate regulations will come into force by the end of 2016 that will require private […]

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Using Freelance Staff full time

The HMRC have announced this week that they are to form a specialist team to look at the organisations using freelance staff to carry out a full time role. Using freelance workers mean that an organisation does not have to provide the associated benefits of employment i.e. National Living / Minimum Wage, sick pay, pensions, […]

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Keeping our future workforce happy (and staying put!)

At the recent Monster Thinking event a topic for discussion was how to keep our younger workforce from job hopping. It is predicted that by 2030, about 75% of our workforce will be ‘millennials’ and that their needs in the workplace will be different than the ones that have been used to incentivise employees traditionally. […]

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National Minimum Wage Increase

On the 1st October 2016, the changes to the National Minimum Wage were applied: For workers aged 21 to 24 the rate increased to £6.95 (from £6.70) The development rate for workers aged 18 to 20 is now £5.55 (from £5.30) The young workers rate (non-apprentices aged under 18 but above compulsory school age) is […]

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Employment Law Seminar 12th October 2016

In conjunction with legal firm FDR Law, HaytonHeyes will be delivering an Employment Law Seminar on Wednesday 12th October 2016.  The event will be held at FDR Law Commercial Offices in Warrington, registration is from 8.30am with an expected finish at 10.30am and there will be the opportunity to network afterwards over a coffee.  Aimed […]

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Pets at Work

According to a recent report by Sense, 67% of UK workers experience feelings of guilt, anxiety and unhappiness when leaving pets at home for long periods of time. This survey result comes hot on the heels of the Bring Your Dog to Work Day that took place on 24th June; an awareness day set up […]

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Summer Newsletter is now available!

The latest issue of the HaytonHeyes HR newsletter is now available Headlines in this edition include: Sickness and Holidays: How do you handle sickness absences during the holidays? Discrimination: latest ruling from the Employment and Discrimination Tribunal Facebook: recruitment procedure Life Coaching: What’s your dream? HR Projects: a view of recent HR activities Pets at […]

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