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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 […]

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Pallet Truck Engineer


Job Description Role Title: Service Engineer Reports to: Service Manager & Company Owner Location: Warrenwood Industrial Estate, Stapleford, Herts, SG14 3NU Main Duties: Service and repair any make of Hand Pallet Truck and […]

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Trainee Electrician


Our client is currently recruiting for a Trainee Electrician for a project taking place in Bedford. A copy of the Job Description can be seen below. To apply:  Please send a copy of […]

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Electrician / Electricians Mate / Improver


Our client is currently recruiting for an Electrician, Electricians Mate / Improver for a project taking place in Bedford. A copy of the Job Description can be seen below. To apply:  Please send […]

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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 […]

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Disciplinary & Grievance, HR Support, Employment Law

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 […]

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A Hidden Cost!


Recruitment within businesses can sometimes entail a hidden cost that business owners do not take into account such as the additional burden for the team to develop the new member in the role […]

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Compassionate Leave in the workplace.


One of the many questions we get asked in relation to compassionate leave in the workplace by our clients is what is the law in relation to ‘bereavement / compassionate leave’ and what […]

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mental health

Mental Health: The HR Perspective


Mental health has been catapulted into the headlines recently, thanks to Mental Health Awareness Week (8 – 14 May) and royal revelations from Prince Harry about seeking counselling and his support of the […]

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The Apprenticeship Levy is here!


Are you thinking of taking on an Apprentice? If yes, then as of April 6th 2017, companies with a salary bill over £3m must spend 0.5% of this amount on Apprenticeships. You will report […]

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The Gender Pay Gap Rules are here!


The long-waited regulations about the gender pay gap rules are here & reporting have been published. Consensus HR is pleased to let you know what this new regulation involves – and how it […]

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Your Referencing Duties – Part 2 of 2 part blog


Your Referencing Duties In our last blog, we dispelled some of the myths surrounding employee references. Even though there is no legislation precisely covering providing references, employers do have three clear duties to […]

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