Recruitment Agency vs In-house Recruitment

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Whether you use a recruitment agency, your local newspaper or an online job board to recruit a new employee… the act of recruiting is not for the faint hearted and can be a daunting task even for the most experienced employer! I wouldn’t recommend one form of recruiting over another …

New ruling on greater holiday pay

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Both the European Court of Justice and the Employment Appeal Tribunal service have ruled in favour of a commission-earning employee who questioned holiday pay and how it was calculated. This ruling will have an effect on thousands of businesses and their employees. This is not a revision of the holiday pay ruling …

HR & Employment Law update January 2016

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No changes to a number of key statutory rates Exit payments for public sector workers (from Spring 2016) EU referendum (2017) Data protection framework (2018) Employer provided living accommodation Surrogacy Legal highs Modern slavery helpline This content is for premium members. Not a member yet? You can join from free and upgrade your …

Trade bodies challenging unfair terms

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The Department for Business Innovation and Skills is currently consulting on draft regulations to enhance the power of trade bodies in the UK to challenge unfair payment terms. The consultation is You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

New guidance about zero-hours contracts published

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(Free & Premium members) The Department for Business (BIS) has published guidance for employers about how zero-hours contracts should be used appropriately. The guidance provides examples of best practice, such as You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

The right to request flexible working

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As you will no doubt be aware by now, “Flexible Working Rights” changed at the end of June 2014. As a result any employee with more six months service may request flexible working arrangements. However this does not mean there is an automatic right to have their request agreed. To …