26
March
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Jeremy Clarkson’s dismissal

Away from the politics, an HR matter remains and as HR professionals we would have to agree with the BBC’s move to dismiss Jeremy Clarkson. Dismissing him was clearly a difficult decision to have to take, especially given his high profile and popul...
25
March
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Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave is a legal entitlement that enables eligible parents to choose how to share the care of their child during the first year of birth or adoption. Its purpose is to give parents more flexibility in considering how to best care for,...
24
March
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Is Obesity A Disability?

The Health and Social Care Information Centre latest statistics suggests that a quarter of the British population is now clinically obese and that this is set to rise. For adults, overweight and obesity ranges are determined by using weight and heigh...
16
March
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Getting your house in order for the financial year end

As an employer running payroll, year end always require extra attention. Your year end payroll activities must include: reporting to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on the previous tax year (which ends on 5 April) and giving your employees a P60; as we...
11
March
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Recruitment is a marketing conundrum

Too often, employers deal with recruitment as a response to a crisis; somebody leaves the company and needs to be replaced in a hurry. We believe they should be seeing it as a crucial investment that needs to be planned to provide the best possible r...
03
March
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Auto-enrolment: are you ready?

As the end of the financial year approaches we thought it would be useful to remind you that by 2018 up to 11 million workers not currently on workplace pensions will be automatically placed onto savings schemes, though they can choose to opt out wit...
04
February
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Planning to travel? Don’t forget your employee benefits

A Creative Branding business put their heads together to try and come with a way to encourage its employees to ‘think outside the box’. Well ThinkPARALLAX a business based in Southern California didn’t just want to think outside the box – ...
03
February
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3 employee types you might be better without

As a hiring manager or business owner, your time is limited; you have hand picked a team of capable professionals because you know there is no way you can do it all. But has each hire turned out to be as successful as initially perceived? Or do some ...