Flexible working – Why are employers shying away from offering flexible working hours?

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Why are employers shying away from offering flexible working? This past Monday over 200,000 brits worked flexibly to usher in the start of the school summer holidays. It seems that since the option of flexible working was extended to all workers back in 2014 more and more people (and more employers) are making the most… Continue reading

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UK businesses remain slow to understand the effect of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

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UK businesses remain slow to understand the effect of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) According to a recent YouGov poll, almost 2/3rds of UK businesses are unaware of the sanctions they could face after next year’s GDPR comes into place, with fines of up to €20m for the the biggest companies.   A startling 62%… Continue reading

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Tribunal fees – A good week for ambulance chasers

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Tribual fees – A good week for ambulance chasers… Our Managing Director Victoria Brown gives her thoughts on the recent ruling regarding tribunal fees. Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court this week.  It is estimated the government will have to pay up to £32 million to… Continue reading

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Gender Pay Gap – BBC’s gender gap exposed as top ‘talent’ salaries are released

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Gender Pay Gap – BBC’s gender pay gap exposed as top ‘talent’ salaries are released A salary of £2.2m saw Chris Evans top the list of the BBC’s best-paid talent last year, £1.75m saw Match of the Day host Gary Lineker take second place with Graham Norton coming in third bagging around £850,000 in the… Continue reading

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Cyber snooping – Are employers breaching confidentiality laws by pre-screening candidate’s social media profiles?

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Cyber snooping – Are employers breaching confidentiality laws by pre-screening candidate’s social media profiles? In today’s digital age, when you are about to meet someone new it’s not uncommon that you have a quick scroll through their Facebook page or twitter feed out of curiosity. This is a practice that has found its place within… Continue reading

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