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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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10 Extreme Excuses for Underpaying Employees


 Investigators from HMRC have revealed some of the worst excuses given to them by employers caught out for underpaying staff. This coincides with a new government awareness campaign designed to help employees know how much […]

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Is your business working ‘SMART’?


Is your business? Using ‘SMART’ when it comes to setting objectives for the team is a must if you wish success for your team members and business, Matthew states from ConsensusHR. Your team […]

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HR: Sticky Plaster or Strategic Partner?


Too many businesses see HR as a last report – a bandage or sticky plaster to put on when things go wrong and people problems emerge. In fact, HR can add real value to a business, making the most of its most valuable and versatile asset… its people.

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Grandparents to receive shared parental leave


April 2015 saw the arrival of Shared Parental Leave. This enables working mothers to end their maternity leave in order to share leave and pay with their partner. Last week at the Tory […]

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The National Minimum Wage Changes


National Minimum Wage The national minimum wage changes on the 1st October each year. Last week saw the rate increase to: £6.70 per hour for anyone aged 21 and over £5.30 per hour […]

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Penalty Notices for Auto-Enrolment Failures


Auto-Enrolment Failures Nearly 200 firms have been slapped with penalty notices for failing to auto-enrol staff into pension schemes. Last April, our blog discussed auto enrolment and the fact that every employer will […]

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