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What should employers be aware of if they want to facilitate homeworking?

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

The aim for encouraging this type of work practice is not only to make you a progressive and enlightened employer but also to encourage smarter...

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Criminal Records & Human Rights, the effect on employment

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Do you undertake criminal record checks on your staff? If so read on In this blog, we will consider the following Criminal record checks Job...

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Can you dismiss a difficult employee?

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The short answer is yes BUT you must be careful! You do not want a constructive dismissal case on your hands but equally, an employee...

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What do you use your Brain for?

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Sometimes even talented hardworking people believe that nothing will ever go their way. Do you ever stop, filled with frustration, and wonder why things are...

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What can I do to motivate my staff?

Monday, April 24th, 2017

It is a tough question – easy to say and hard to do! There are several motivational tools that, if used correctly, will put a...

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What are your modern slavery obligations?

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Some small business may have heard about the Modern Slavery Act 2015, a relatively new piece of legislation that came into force this year and...

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Changes to National Minimum Wage April 2017

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The increase to the NMW comes into effect on 1 April 2017 Below is the minimum hourly rate that almost all workers are entitled to...

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Data Protection – I want to see what you have on me!

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

What is reasonable and proportionate for you to do in responding to a subject access request? It seems to be the world we live in,...

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