On the seventh day of Christmas, my employee brought to me…Christmas party misconduct

If your CEO was an HR professional, they would probably cancel Christmas parties but as they are not, you will need to be prepared to deal with any issue arising. Thankfully, the majority of Christmas parties take place with very little drama. However, issues which can arise include office disagreements being replayed at the bar,… Continue reading

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Commission and holiday pay case heard by the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Lock v British Gas judgment could provide clarity but may be appealed again An answer in the long running saga on whether commission should be included in holiday pay came a step closer recently when the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) heard an appeal in the case Lock v British Gas Trading. The judgment is expected… Continue reading

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Two thirds have never received personal finance education

While many employees want personal finance help from their employers, few receive this Two-thirds (64%) of UK employees have never received personal finance education, according to research commissioned on behalf of the Open University Business School (OUBS) and Share Radio. The research also found that, while four in five (81%) employees want personal finance help… Continue reading

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Apprentices are not just for Christmas – By Ruth McCann

Apprenticeships enable you to manage talent in your business and effectively bring new and refreshed skills into your business pipeline, as well as a way to invest into your company’s future. To have an apprentice in your workplace there are some key questions to consider: What is apprentice? An apprentice is someone who receives on… Continue reading

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Almost half of young workers not eligible for workplace rewards

Almost half (48%) of 25- to 34-year old workers are not eligible for the rewards and benefits offered by their employer This is according to One4All Rewards’ Push The Button report, which found that 29% of UK workers cannot make use of the rewards and benefitsprovided by their employer, with the figure rising the younger… Continue reading

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