Category Archives: HR Advice

Interview Nightmares Revealed

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I was amused to read an article by Michael Cheary on the reed.co.uk website giving advice to interview candidates on what not to do at an interview, having asked over 200 recruiters to share their favourite interview faux-pas. (read more)
   

Help is out there – take a look at the Government’s Fit for Work Service

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Figures show that 131 million working days are lost to sickness absence every year in the UK, and over 1 million workers had sickness absences greater than four weeks. (read more)
   

Eight-point Checklist to Employment Law Changes in April 2016

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Here’s a handy checklist of eight of the key thing you need to know about recent changes in employment law. (read more)
   

What Notes Should I Keep as an Employer?

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Outside of the HR and Legal professions, note taking is rarely considered to be the most important thing for a business owner. However, its probably one of the most vital things that a Line Manager or anyone involved with staff can do. (read more)
   

Whose responsibility is it to care for Company uniform?

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As a business you might provide uniform to your employees, whether it is a top with your company logo, a company tie/scarf or a full uniform consisting of trousers/skirt and a jacket, these will obviously belong to the Company. (read more)
   

Increase to Annual Compensation Limit

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Changes come into force on 6th April, 2016 in relation to the limit on a “week’s pay” and maximum employment tribunal awards under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2016. (read more)
   

Pregnant Bar Manager Wins Claim for Sex Discrimination and Unfair Dismissal

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Rachel Skeffington was employed as a Bar Manager at the John O’Gaunt Inn, a gastro-pub in Hungerford. (read more)