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£13,000 payout for failure to give policy & procedures to an employee

Posted June 2, 2011 - admin in news

Time and time again we advise our clients to ensure that their employees are given Staff Handbooks and Policies and Procedures on Day One of their employment so that they understand what is expected of them and how they should comply with Company rules. This case highlights the financial headache you could find yourself in […]

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Top Five HR & Employment Law Topics

Posted May 17, 2011 - admin in news

ACAS, the UK’s Advisory, Conciliation & Arbitration Service have recently announced that their most visited website pages are: Redundancy and notice Contracts and hours Transfer of undertakings (TUPE) Retirement process & the removal of the Default Retirement Age (DRA) Notice and rights Do you have issues or queries in any of these areas?   The […]

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Government approves £6.08 national minimum wage

Posted May 12, 2011 - admin in news

The Low Pay Commission’s (LPC) recommendations for an increase in national minimum wage rates has been accepted. From 1st October 2011, the adult minimum wage rate will increase by 15p to £6.08 an hour, a rise of 2.5% .  In addition the following rate increases will be introduced: 18 – 20 year olds 6p increase […]

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The Apprentice

Posted October 28, 2010 - admin in news

The new series of BBC1’s The Apprentice started three weeks ago and I’m sure those following the programme will have already cringed at some of the actions (and statements!) of the contestants, laughed at some of Lord Sugar’s classic style ‘put downs’ and selected their favourites to win (or to be fired!) Away from the […]

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World Cup

Posted May 31, 2010 - admin in news

Are you one of the 5% of businesses that has drawn up a policy for absence during the World Cup? You could use the World Cup coverage as an opportunity to re-build and restore employee morale, that may have been hit hard by the recession. Caring about your employees, and being flexible during this time […]

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