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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 ...
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January
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Being an Employer: Trends and Changes in 2015

In early March Right Hand HR will be taking to the road to meet local businesses and help them make sense of employment legislation changes, new practices in payroll and the new developments to our HR IT system – PeopleLog in response to these chan...
13
January
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Training Needs Analysis

Training is an investment and businesses should carefully consider what skills and training they need and what the key priorities are before commencing any training intervention. All too often training is a knee jerk reaction, to a particular request...
13
January
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News from the tribunals – An Employment Law update

December was been a busy month in terms of Employment Law, when we saw the results of a number of key court cases. Here is a rundown of a few decisions: Obesity can be considered a disability On 18th December the ECJ made a ruling on the highly ant...
08
December
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Quick Guide to Shared Parental Leave

The new right of parents to enjoy Shared Parental Leave has been widely discussed in the last week as the regulations introducing this change came into force. In essence parents with babies due on or after 5 April 2015 will be able to choose wheth...