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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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Pregnancy Discrimination at work results in a £25,000 award


A recent article in PM Daily by Emily Burt describes how a woman has been awarded £25,000 in compensation after an employment tribunal ruled she had been unfairly dismissed after she became pregnant […]

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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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Do’s & Don’ts for Getting Along in a Coworking Space.


The Do’s & Dont’s   We’ve all experienced an annoying coworker; the person in the office who clears their throat endlessly, pounds their keyboard too loudly or is oblivious to how pungent their […]

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Employment Law, Status, HR Advice, HR Support

A spare £25,000 anyone? – Employment Contracts


A spare £25,000 anyone? This is what it could cost a business in a worse case scenario for not providing an employee with a Contract, read on to find out why.  Why do […]

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Flexible working & Fathers – the reality!


A recent article by the BBC dated 22nd March 2017 claims that Dads who want to be more involved in the care of their children fear that asking for more flexible hours might […]

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Why pay the price for ignoring the HR basics?


The Importance of HR Since I started Consensus HR and left big industry it has amazed me the amount of businesses that do not understand the importance of HR in the workplace and […]

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unfair dismissal

Forthcoming Employment Law dates at a glance……


We have compiled a list of the planned Employment Law changes for the rest of 2017 and start of 2018. 14th March 2017 – Consultation changes to Tribunal fees remission closes 31st March […]

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mental health

Employees with mental health issues face a lack of support and discrimination


Over half of workers with mental health issues believe there is inadequate support There is a desire for wellness initiatives (45%), flexible working (40%), clearer policies (35%) and more open discussions about mental […]

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Planned HR Employment Law Changes for 2017.


Happy New Year – 2017 – Planned Employment Law Changes for 2017. Hope you all had a good festive period and are now all ready for business in 2017? I have listed below […]

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Employed or Self-Employed? The Uber Story…


Employed or Self-Employed? The Uber Story Last month, (November 2016) an employment tribunal held that drivers engaged by Uber were not self-employed contractors. Instead, they fell squarely within the legal definition of ‘worker’ […]

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Our Annual Christmas Blog 2


Five More Christmas HR Challenges Christmas should be a time to relax. Many HR problems during the festive season are avoidable – employers simply need to be prepared. Last week we discussed five […]

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