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August 2015

I’m Lovin’ It – Really?

2015-08-26T13:00:49+00:00August 26th, 2015|

Love them or hate them - much has been said about Zero hours contracts.   There have been government interventions to tighten up employment law when this controversial employment topic was seized upon by Business Secretary, Vince Cable who said "Zero-hours contracts are making hundreds of thousands of people worried about whether they will have [...]

May 2015

Commission should be included in Holiday Pay

2015-05-18T09:28:24+00:00May 18th, 2015|

The Employment Tribunal has confirmed in the case of Lock v British Gas that commission should be included in holiday pay and new words have been inserted into the Working Time Regulations 1998 accordingly. In this case, 

Mr Lock's pay consisted of basic pay plus commission that he earned on sales achieved. His commission often [...]

Voting Over – 8 Changes to Employment Law

2015-05-18T09:25:14+00:00May 18th, 2015|

The voting is over...phew.. but what does it mean for Employment Law in the next five years? From minimum wage increases to changes in tax-free personal allowance, we take a look at eight of the biggest changes that effect Employment Law... Minimum wage increase to £6.70 by Autumn 2015. Expected to increase to over £8.00 [...]

March 2015

Is ‘Fit for Work’ Fit for purpose?

2015-03-31T15:16:18+00:00March 31st, 2015|

This has been in the background for some time and I first reported in my newsletter Top 10 'Spring' Cleaning Headlines 2014 http://goo.gl/t0U431 Now the new Fit for Work Service is to be rolled out across the country, with Rhyl and Sheffield being the first areas being trialled to gain full GP access to the referral scheme. [...]

February 2015

Are you Age positive? Are you sure?

2015-02-10T12:15:34+00:00February 10th, 2015|

As Millions of over 50s are now looking to retire later - are employers missing out on a highly skilled, energetic, loyal workforce with desirable transferable skills?  As I can vouch for during a recent outplacement project, there is still a concern amongst older workers that they will be discriminated against in the job market. [...]

November 2014

Will you switch to Buy Social?

2014-11-22T17:39:58+00:00November 22nd, 2014|

Absorbing, humbling and educational day at the Avon Tyrrell UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre hosting The Business Collective's 3rd annual conference ''How responsible is your supply chain?"  Inspirational guest speakers from Fyffes Bananas, Osborne Property Services and of course Avon Tyrrell.  With Charitable pledges made to Trinity Winchester, Blue Apple Theatre and The Pink Place.  A thought provoking day and a commitment from [...]

September 2014

August 2014

How Productive Is Your Buzz-i-ness!

2014-08-08T11:14:58+00:00August 8th, 2014|

Mistakes at the recruitment stage can be costly and the value of having an effective, realistic, recruitment and selection process demonstrates how important people decisions are for your business. The CIPD report on Recruiting and developing talented people for SME growth, advises how to hire and develop the right people.

July 2014

Are you a reasonable employer?

2014-07-31T14:47:44+00:00July 31st, 2014|

With the Commonwealth Paralympians taking centre stage, new research from the Employer’s Network for Equality and Inclusion suggests that bias against people with disabilities has risen since 2010-11. Disabled people make up around 20% of the working age population and it is suggested often have higher performance ratings, greater retention and better attendance. Legislation appears [...]

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