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HR Newsletter – June 2018

22/06/2018

Introduction: Welcome to the preview of the June 2018 HR newsletter from Matthew of Consensus HR.  This month we have a range of topics covered and another FINAL one on GDPR following the […]

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GDPR – Were you ready? The date has now passed – 25th May 2018

30/05/2018

Many organisations felt unprepared for the launch of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) deadline, various polls suggest, but experts are reassuring business owner that they still have time to put measures in […]

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Employment Tribunal

Wrongfully Dismissed employee results in pay out of £20k at Employment Tribunal.

30/05/2018

A Poundland store manager was unfairly and wrongfully dismissed when she was fired for allegedly stealing a drink, Norwich Employment Tribunal has ruled. Miss Stokes was awarded £20,930.48 plus costs after employment judge Postle found […]

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Development of your team.

08/05/2018

INTRODUCTION We understand the importance of the development of your team and the effect it can have. A well trained team within your business is why we offer a comprehensive training & development […]

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Pensions ‘by far the most valuable employee benefit’

03/04/2018

Matthew Pinto-Chilcott of Consensus HR comments, “An article written by Annie Makoff-Clark in People Management got me thinking about the subject of Employee Benefits. We have found that monetary benefits tend to be […]

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Employers duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers & applicants?

20/03/2018

The Equality Act 2010 protects disabled employees from discrimination in the workplace. The duty to make reasonable adjustments is the most common form of protection and, where that duty arises, an employer must […]

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Employment Law, Status, HR Advice, HR Support

Employment Law Updates – March 2018

07/03/2018

Our current blog discusses updates in Employment Law: New employment tribunal awards announced The Government has revealed the new maximum employment tribunal awards to take effect from 6 April 2018, and the Supreme […]

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Underpayment of minimum wage raises its head yet again!

12/02/2018

Back in 2015, we wrote three blogs about the underpaying of employees and noted that H&M & Welcome Break Ltd were amongst many on the name & shame list. We are now in […]

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Are single-sex Networking Events the ‘New’ Old Boys Club”?

05/02/2018

Following the recent incident that occurred with the Presidents Club dinner – Single Sex Networking and the alleged harassment of female hostesses, what are the possible legal implications for those organising and attending […]

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UK drops out of EU workers’ top six countries

22/01/2018

With the UK unemployment being at its lowest since 1975 and currently standing at 4.3 %, UK employers need to wake up and smell the coffee when it comes to recruiting & retaining […]

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Ladbrokes, Easyjet & Virgin Money – What do they all have in common?

09/01/2018

Back in January 2017 we wrote a blog about the Gender Pay Gap rules and the requirement for businesses with more than 250 employees to publish their figures by April 2018. 527 companies […]

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Employment Tribunal

Employment Tribunal (ET) Claims up 66%

18/12/2017

Claims up 66 per cent in first quarter after Employment Tribunal (ET) fee abolition in July 2017. Back in July 2017 we wrote about the fact that Employment Tribunal (ET) fees were to […]

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