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Pressure on Pay

Pressure on Pay

With inflationary pressure across the economy there is upward pressure on pay. Increases to National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage set the mood music.

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Employment Tribunal Victory

Employment Tribunal Victory

We recently defended an unlawful deduction of wages case - the judge was persuaded that the Employment Tribunal did not have jurisdiction in this case as the work was carried out outside the UK - as a result we saved the client a substantial amount of money and further time.

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Local employers invest in future

Local employers invest in future

Apprenticeships can be an effective way of recruiting and developing talent & who knows could become future business leaders...

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New service to protect against Employment Tribunal costs

New service to protect against Employment Tribunal costs

Human Capital Department Ltd is now offering a comprehensive Employment Law Protection Scheme which can be customised to the needs of the client business. It gives clients the financial security of an insurance policy to cover the legal expense of employment disputes, settlements, and the cost of awards.

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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday

Am I obliged to pay staff for the extra bank holiday next year [marking the Queen's Platinum Jubilee] if they elect to take that day off?

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Why Performance Management is vital to SME Business Success:

Why Performance Management is vital to SME Business Success:

Performance management is a process aimed at developing employees, so that people perform their job to the standards required and give of their best.

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