18
May
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Managing an ageing workforce

The context: According to research carried out by the Department for Work and Pensions in 2013 employment rates for 50-64 year-olds has increased from 62 percent in 2001 to 67 percent in 2013. Moreover the employment rate for people aged 65 and over...
22
April
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Employing in the UK – A Brief Summary of Your Obligations

Setting up a business in a different country can be a daunting prospect.  So if you are an overseas business who will shortly be operating in the UK or is thinking about it this short guide to employing in the UK is designed to walk you through the ...
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...