October 10, 2017

Mental Health at Work

  Mental health issues cost UK employers £30 billion per year through recruitment, lost production and absence. A study by the charity Business in the Community […]
September 22, 2017

Guidance for employers to support working parents with premature or sick babies

  ACAS has reported that over 95,000 premature or sick babies are born each year in the UK. As a result, it has issued new guidance […]
September 8, 2017

How the Bradford Factor system works – Managing Absence

  The Bradford Factor system is a way of measuring levels of sickness absence within organisations. An employee’s score is calculated by taking the number of […]
May 9, 2017
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Employment Status – Guidelines from ACAS and Tool from HMRC

With the changing nature of work, employment status is not as clearly defined as it was in the past when more traditional working arrangements were dominant. […]
April 7, 2017
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Anti-Money Laundering – how prepared is your business?

The need to adhere to Anti-money laundering (AML) regulation is a necessity for all regulated sector businesses. For those businesses who choose to tackle their AML […]
April 7, 2017
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Dress code and expression of religious beliefs in the workplace

What employers can and can’t do in terms of dress code and expression of religious beliefs in the workplace can be a grey area. Two recent […]
March 8, 2017
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employment law update – March 2017

Here is the employment law update – March 2017 – Holiday pay and statutory rate changes for 6 April 2017 Changes in Compensation Limits from April […]
February 24, 2017
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What’s the difference – Employed or self-employed?

Employees, workers or self-employed contractors – Employers, be aware of the difference. This blog will be very useful for maintenance, facilities and all Trade companies. If […]
February 24, 2017
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Managing Disciplinaries – Great Webinar on YouTube

This week – I presented a webinar on Managing Disciplinaries and uploaded to our up&up YouTube channel. It was my first webinar and apart from the coughing […]