Jul 2018 HR Newsletter

In our latest quarterly newsletter we look the latest legislation updates involving Sleep-In Payments, Taxation of Termination Payments, and GDPR, and also look at Staff Training for GDPR. We hope you find this newsletter informative and helpful, if you would like more information on any aspect please contact us. Don’t forget to take a look [...]

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Apr 2018 HR Newsletter

In our latest quarterly newsletter we look at changes to statutory payment rates, including Minimum and Living Wage, and whether Time Spent on Standby can be counted as Working Time. Click to read more

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Jan 2018 HR Newsletter

In our latest quarterly newsletter we look at recent legal updates / case law on ‘Workers v Self-Employed’ and ‘Disability Discrimination’, Employment Tribunal statistics, and also Training and Dress Codes. Click to read more

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Oct 2017 HR Newsletter

This time we focus on recent updates covering the increase in compensatory awards, the scrapping of Tribunal Fees, the inclusion of voluntary overtime when calculating holiday pay along with looking at effective Job descriptions. Click to read more

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Jul 2017 HR Newsletter

This time we focus on the recent case ruling covering providing equal pay during shared parental leave along with looking at when a contract of employment comes into effect. Click to read more

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Apr 2017 HR Newsletter

This time we look at the latest legislation changes including increases to Statutory payments (including Minimum and Living Wage rates), Gender Pay Gap reporting, Employing Foreign Workers, and the governments new Tax Free Childcare scheme.  We also look at Combatting Stress in the Workplace. Click to read more

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Jan 2017 HR Newsletter

This time we look at the latest legislation changes covering Immigration Rules changes, our Managers Guide to Handling Stress training course and how to manage absence due to adverse weather. Click to read more

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Calculating Holiday Pay

There have been several rulings earlier this year so we thought it would be a useful time to just remind ourselves of the current position with regard to calculating holiday pay. The following payments / elements must be taken into account so that staff who usually earn such payments are not disadvantaged by taking annual leave: 'commission'; 'Guaranteed' and [...]

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Oct – Dec 2016 HR Newsletter

This time we look at recent legislation / law updates including the new Minimum Wage rates, our Managing Discipline and Grievance training course, and we take another look at Brexit 3 months on and what this could mean for employment law. Click to read more

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E-Cigarettes in the Workplace

Section 1 of the Health Act 2006 defines "smoking" as "smoking tobacco or anything which contains tobacco, or smoking any other substance", and states that "smoking includes being in possession of lit tobacco or of anything lit which contains tobacco, or being in possession of any other lit substance in a form in which it [...]

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