Category Archives: HR Advice

New Grading System for GCSEs

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If you are as old as I am, you will remember “O” levels. In 1988, the General Certificate of Secondary Education, GCSE, was introduced where the examination results were graded from A to G. In 1994 an additional A* grade was introduced. (read more)
   

Changing From Paper to Electronic Payslips

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Many of our clients and their payroll departments are moving away from the traditional paper payslip to electronic payslips. HMRC also have no objection to this and is a wide practice now adopted by many other businesses. (read more)
   

Latest on Pay Rises

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We’ve had several enquiries about the level of pay rises being given currently. (read more)
   

But the Handbook Says…

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How many times do we hear this? Yes, the handbook is absolutely necessary for guidance and consistency but it’s also important to balance this with ‘doing the right thing’. (read more)
   

Holiday and Casual Workers

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First of all, let’s be clear about the status of the casual worker. They are usually on a zero-hours contract, have no obligation to accept the work offered to them and the employer has no obligation to offer them work. (read more)
   

New Guidance on Employment Status

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Employers will be all too aware of the need to carefully consider whether an individual is a worker or an employee. (read more)