May 10, 2017
guidance on the tax-free childcare scheme

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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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 […]
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 30, 2017
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Changes in Employment Law and Statutory Rates April 2017

April is a month of change in terms of employment law and Statutory Rates As well as the increase in the national minimum wage and the […]
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 9, 2017
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Employment Tribunal Decisions have been made public online

The UK Government has launched its online database of Employment Tribunal decisions. This database open to the public free of charge and you can subscribe to […]
January 27, 2017
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The golden handshake become less Gold and more Silver

The golden handshake is usually given under settlement agreements. From April 2017 the Government is making changes to settlement agreements that has an impact on the […]
January 12, 2017
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The Apprenticeship Levy is coming – What you need to know

The new Apprenticeship Levy is to be introduced by the Government in the UK effective from April 2017. What does this mean for your business and […]