Valentines

Valentines Day in the workplace – Dos and don ...

14 Feb 2020

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Valentines in the workplace – Dos and don’ts   As you would expect, as an outsourced HR provider we aren’t big proponent ...

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Mental Health Wellebing

Integrating a Mental Health Programme into yo ...

31 Jan 2020

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HPC had the opportunity to speak with the CEO of Mashbo  Gavin Sherratt. Gavin has made sure that Mental Health is at the cor ...

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Starbucks upgrades its Mental Health Benefits ...

31 Jan 2020

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Starbucks upgrades its Mental Health Benefits. Among all of the expectations and desires of the modern workforce, a survey sh ...

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HPC Law Update: When is a “belief” a belief? ...

30 Jan 2020

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When is a “belief” a belief?   The Equality Act 2010 was brought into force on 24 January 2010 – happy anniversary! &nbs ...

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How you can overcome the 2020 'New Year Blues ...

08 Jan 2020

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How you can overcome the 2020 'New Year Blues'. How have you been feeling since you have returned to work? Are you your norma ...

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HPC Law Update: Tribunal Claimants Beware!

19 Dec 2019

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HPC Law Update: Tribunal Claimants Beware!   Since the abolition of Tribunal fees for bringing a claim against an employ ...

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A Lesson in Employee Wellbeing By - Paul Corc ...

18 Dec 2019

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HPC have been fortunate enough to discuss with Agent Marketing how they have centred 'Employee Engagement & Wellbeing' in ...

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How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasona ...

05 Dec 2019

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How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder).   The temperature is dropping, the daylight hours ar ...

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HPC Law Update: Employment Tribunal Time Limi ...

27 Nov 2019

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HPC Law Update: Employment Tribunal Time Limits.   The time limits for bringing a claim before the employment Tribunal a ...

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pronouns transgender gay sexual sex

Gender Dysphoria & Transgender in the workpla ...

19 Nov 2019

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How to support transgender employees in the workplace.   Workforces across the country are made up of a diverse group of ...

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64% Increase in Employment Tribunals since 20 ...

18 Nov 2019

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64% Increase in Employment Tribunals   Employment Tribunal.   An employment tribunal (ET) case is not a process any ...

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Work Life Balance

How to make sure employees have a healthy wor ...

04 Nov 2019

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How to make sure employees have a healthy work-life balance all year long.   The 7th – 11th of October 2019 saw the popu ...

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Brexit Leave Remain EU

HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees

28 Oct 2019

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HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees   Litigants in person Following the abolition in payment of fees for E ...

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Side Hustle Hustler Free Business Page

How to manage an employee who has started a ‘ ...

24 Oct 2019

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How to manage an employee who has started a ‘side hustle’.   With new opportunities like internet and digital innovation ...

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Guest Blog | How to support employee wellbein ...

21 Oct 2019

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How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them) In December 2009, Dr Anne Thornpike and her team of colleagues had a ...

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IVF Pregnancy Treatment Baby Birth Wrok Employee Maternity

Judge finds women was unreasonably dismissed ...

16 Oct 2019

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Judge finds women was unreasonably dismissed after IVF treatment.   A recent employment tribunal case has finalised, in ...

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Equality Equal Business HR HRtech Software Free

HPC Law Update: Equal Pay & Work Uniforms Upd ...

25 Sep 2019

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Employment Law Update | September 2019 Equal Pay Claims   Employers are often concerned about equal pay and there have b ...

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Guest Blog | What you're doing wrong as an in ...

25 Sep 2019

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What you're doing wrong as an interviewer ? We all know that the job interview is a way of life to gain employment.  It’s wha ...

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Invoice options

Guest Blog | How much does it cost you to pro ...

24 Sep 2019

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Guest Blog | How much does it cost you to process an invoice?   How many different suppliers do you place regular orders ...

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Sex Sexual Harassment

Fighting against Sexual Harassment at the wor ...

17 Sep 2019

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Fighting against sexual harassment at the workplace. Sexual harassment within the workplace has taken the spotlight in recent ...

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Disability Disable Discrimination Work Enviroment

When should an employer become aware of an em ...

03 Sep 2019

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When should an employer become aware of an employees disability? A recent Employee Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has resulted in the ...

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HPC Law: Settlement Agreements & Changes To E ...

28 Aug 2019

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Agreement to change   In last month’s article, I wrote about the importance of changes in the contracts of employment an ...

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Guest Blog | 5 little known tips that could a ...

22 Aug 2019

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5 little known tips that could affect your business growth.   In a complex business environment, it can be easy to overl ...

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NDA, Donald Trump, Workplace,

The Bigger Picture with NDA’s

21 Aug 2019

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The Bigger Picture with NDA’s NDA's Introduction   Non-disclosure agreements (NDA's) cases have become a prominent talki ...

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Pen Calendar Date

Updated Timescales for responding to a subjec ...

19 Aug 2019

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Updated Timescales for responding to a subject access request. As of the 15th of August 2019 the Court of Justice for the Eur ...

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Gambling Gamble STOP

Support & HR for Employees with Gambling Prob ...

13 Aug 2019

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Support & HR for Employees with Gambling Problems.   Gambling Addiction   With “Game week 1” of the Barclays Pr ...

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LGBT+

FTSE 100 LGBT+ Diversity Failure.

06 Aug 2019

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FTSE 100 LGBT+ Diversity Failure. Following the ‘LGBT+ Price Festival’ in Liverpool, the prominence of LGBT+ diversity issues ...

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No deal

Is HR prepared for a ‘NO-Deal’ Brexit?

31 Jul 2019

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Is HR prepared for a ‘NO-deal’ Brexit? With the uncertainty of the implications a ‘NO-deal’ Brexit will have on UK businesses ...

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lifelong learning

Guest Blog: Lifelong Learning By Steve Swift ...

30 Jul 2019

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Lifelong Learning: Making the most of your commute As Regional Director for Business for Breakfast I travel around Cheshire a ...

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NDAs

New laws to reduce the use of NDAs

26 Jul 2019

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New laws to reduce the use of NDAs   With the implementation of new laws surrounding NDAs, employees will now be able to ...

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ACAS

HPC Law: Employment cases still increasing

24 Jul 2019

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Employment cases still increasing   According to official figures released by the Advisory, conciliation and Arbitration ...

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weather

Working during the hot weather

24 Jul 2019

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Working during the hot weather With the UK in the middle of a heatwave and reports suggesting that we may see further increas ...

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CEO

Are businesses ready to be transparent about ...

16 Jul 2019

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Are businesses ready to be transparent about CEO pay?   New regulations have been established for businesses with regard ...

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British Airways suffer very costly data breac ...

08 Jul 2019

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British Airways suffer  very costly data breach British Airways is facing the prospect of having to pay a record fine of £183 ...

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tribunal

The top 5 employment law cases in June

04 Jul 2019

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The top 5 employment law cases in June   June has seen the UK bask in some of the best weather we have experienced in ye ...

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Sex discrimination

HR Hot Topic: Sex Discrimination Article

26 Jun 2019

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Sex Discrimination Article   This month we saw the Advertising Standards Agency’s anticipated ban on ‘harmful gender ste ...

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productivity

Managing productivity and engagement within b ...

26 Jun 2019

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Managing productivity and engagement within business   Staff engagement in key in terms of managing productivity within ...

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disability

Disability Discrimination

18 Jun 2019

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Disability Discrimination   As an employer, dealing with employees who have disabilities can present challenges such as ...

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female

Female police officers win tribunal case for ...

13 Jun 2019

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Female police officers win tribunal case for sex discrimination   A recent tribunal has ruled that two female officers w ...

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autism

Featured Post: Acknowledging and Supporting N ...

07 Jun 2019

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Acknowledging and Supporting Neurodiverse Employees   1 in 59 children are diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Condition w ...

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HR

The five main things that HR directors worry ...

30 May 2019

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The five main things that HR directors worry about   Over the years the role of a HR director has evolved and changed wh ...

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money worries

Guest Blog: Money Worries Affecting Workplace ...

24 May 2019

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Money Worries Affecting Workplace Performance A recent report based upon the Close Brothers’ Financial Wellbeing Index sugges ...

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young talent

What’s pushing young talent away from your bu ...

23 May 2019

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What’s pushing young talent away from your business?   For businesses getting millennials and generation Z workers can b ...

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mental health

Mental Health Awareness Week

16 May 2019

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Mental Health Awareness Week Mental illness has become a big talking point after the realisation of the scale of the problem ...

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employment

The top five employment law cases in April

10 May 2019

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The top five employment law cases in April   April has been a month that has brought us sunshine, rain and wind but alon ...

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employment

HPC Law: Employment Law update for April 2019

26 Apr 2019

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Employment Law Update No win, no fee Following the abolition of fees in Employment Tribunal cases, the Tribunals are now seei ...

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menopause

Menopause and the workplace

24 Apr 2019

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Menopause and the workplace Recently, there has been a significant focus on the menopause and how it affects women in the wor ...

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Tengai

Tengai - The HR recruiter of the future

16 Apr 2019

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Tengai - The HR recruiter of the future Bias, judgement and personal preference in job interviews may soon become things of t ...

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four-day working week

Is the four-day working week the key to reduc ...

12 Apr 2019

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Is the four-day working week the key to reducing employee burnout? It was found that in 2018 full-time employees in the UK wo ...

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engagement

Managers key to unlocking employee engagement

27 Mar 2019

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Managers key to unlocking employee engagement   Employee engagement is key to long term success for a business. If an em ...

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potential

Guest Blog: Developing Potential

27 Mar 2019

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Developing Potential This is a guest post from Danny Clarke at Danny Clarke Training.   People and companies often use t ...

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uber drivers

HPC Law: UBER drivers back in the news

22 Mar 2019

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UBER drivers back in the news Only three months ago, UBER drivers were considered to be ‘workers’ by the Court of Appeal. Thi ...

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racially

Tribunal rules that employee was racially dis ...

19 Mar 2019

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Tribunal rules that employee was racially discriminated against during drug investigation   A Tribunal has ruled that an ...

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Bank of England

Does the Bank of England do enough in terms o ...

15 Mar 2019

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Does the Bank of England do enough in terms of diversity and inclusion? A committee made up of members of parliament have cri ...

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migration

Migration in the UK falls to ten year low

05 Mar 2019

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Migration in the UK falls to ten year low   Within the UK migration from the European Union (EU) has dropped to the lowe ...

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national minimum wage

Legal time table | Upcoming changes

28 Feb 2019

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Changes to the national minimum wage/statutory rates On April 1st 2019, the national minimum wage is set to change, with thos ...

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gender pay gap

Hundreds of UK firm’s gender pay gap increase ...

21 Feb 2019

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In a report done by the BBC it has been discovered that four in ten companies state that their gender pay gap has increased s ...

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mental

Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

21 Feb 2019

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“ Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of your clients “ ...

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employee

The Crossover between Health & Safety and Emp ...

12 Feb 2019

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This month, Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC Law outlines the relationship between health & safety and employment law.   ...

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Hermes

Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes ...

08 Feb 2019

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Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes too good to be true? The delivery firm Hermes has announced that they have reach ...

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