Category Archives: HR Advice

Do performance related bonuses really motivate?

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If employers want to get the best out of their people, they need to understand what really motivates them. (read more)
   

Employment Appeal Tribunal decide definition of disability depends on long-term effect

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Tribunals are repeatedly having to consider what is and is not considered to be a disability within employment law. (read more)
   

The difference between direct and indirect discrimination

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Legislation around equal opportunities provides for all individuals to be employed, paid and promoted purely because of their skills and abilities, how they carry out their job. (read more)
   

Changes to Unpaid Parental Leave Entitlement

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The right to take unpaid parental leave currently applies to parents (or anyone with parental responsibility) of children under the age of five (or 18 if the child is disabled). (read more)
   

Are staff entitled to time off on bank holidays?

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We have a flurry of bank/public holidays coming up which will, I am sure, be very welcome to employees – but how are you going to deal with the possibility of everyone wanting to take off the bank holidays whilst you need cover for the business? (read more)
   

How to Attract, Motivate and Retain your Best Employees

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Creative and forward thinking businesses who have progressed to become household and workplace names in recent years have sexy benefits that help to attract the best talent, keep them motivated and therefore retain the cream of the crop. (read more)
   

Interns – to pay or not to pay?

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A recent study published in the Daily Telegraph has shown that it can cost up to £1,000 for a new graduate to fund themselves during work placements with top employers. (read more)