Filtering by "General"
GDPR – Were you ready? The date has now passed – 25th May 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 […]Read more
Wrongfully Dismissed employee results in pay out of £20k at Employment Tribunal.
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 […]Read more
Pensions ‘by far the most valuable employee benefit’
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 […]Read more
UK drops out of EU workers’ top six countries
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 […]Read more
Ladbrokes, Easyjet & Virgin Money – What do they all have in common?
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 […]Read more
Employment law changes 2018
With Christmas & New Year approaching, what Employment Law changes do businesses need to prepare for in 2018? Matthew Pinto-Chilcott of Consensus HR comments “We will see a number of Employment Law changes […]Read more
Employment Status – Employee, Worker, Self-Employed?
The news is currently a blaze with the status of people within companies at the moment with Uber, Addison Lee & Pimlico plumbers all having been (or still going through appeal) to an […]Read more
Do you know the background of your team? – Uber loses licence.
An excellent article written by Emily Burt of People management (25th September 2017) highlights the importance to businesses of robust background of your team checking procedures, after Uber had its licence to operate […]Read more
Is your employee holiday “messed up”?
Holiday – Ryanair cancelled 82 flights on Sunday after admitting it had “messed up” the planning of its pilots’ holiday. The budget airline said on Saturday 16th September that it would cancel 40-50 flights […]Read more
Sports Direct resort to the use of the ‘Emoji’ to measure employee happiness.
Sports Direct warehouse employee (s) who say they are unhappy with their working conditions are being identified by their fingerprints and asked to explain their grievances to management, according to the trade union […]Read more
Postman wins £22,000 at Employment Tribunal (ET)
This is a recent case that took place at an Employment Tribunal in Manchester on the 3rd – 6th April 2017 concerning a Worker who had requested flexible working back in 2012 to […]Read more
Butchers ‘meal deal’ Award of £6,091.
This is a case, which was recently at an Employment Tribunal (ET) & brought by a former employee for failure to follow the Acas Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures. It highlights the importance of […]Read more