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 […]
September 8, 2017

Voluntary Overtime included in Holiday Pay

Should voluntary overtime, normally worked, be included when calculating an employee’s holiday pay?   What is overtime?   This is defined as time worked over an […]
September 8, 2017

BBC releases gender pay gap report

  As most people will be aware, the BBC recently revealed how much their top presenters earn, which has again raised the issue of the gender […]
August 10, 2017
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How to protect your company against employees stealing information

There are a number of reasons why an employee might send confidential company information which belongs to their employer to their personal email address. More often […]
May 10, 2017
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Tax-free Childcare scheme? Guidance for Employees and Employers.

The new scheme enables eligible parents to receive a contribution from the Government of 20% of their childcare costs, up to an annual limit of £2,000 […]
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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How to dismiss employees on long-term sick leave

Dealing with employees, or unfortunately dismissing employees, who are on long-term sick leave can be a challenge for a lot of employers. Although the underlying reasons […]