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An Employee Resignation During a Disciplinary Process

Posted on 02 September 2021

An employer cannot refuse to accept an employee’s resignation at any time.  If an employee has submitted their resignation it is valid even if the ... Continue reading >

What is Workplace Mediation?

Posted on 02 September 2021

Mediation is where an impartial third party, helps people in dispute to attempt to reach a resolution by facilitating a conversation between the parti... Continue reading >

Key Information on Overtime

Posted on 02 September 2021

Overtime is usually classed as hours worked above normal full time hours. Salaried positions often do not attract overtime payments, but it is common ... Continue reading >

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Aug, 2017

The Legalities of Employing Apprentices        

Posted by Helen in Apprentices

We have covered Apprentices before in our updates, but provide some more technically detailed information to help employers, as this can be a confusing area.   Getting the contractual arrangements right When taking on an apprentice, you need to provide an Apprenticeship Agreement, which in addition to t...



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Mar, 2015

Employing an Apprentice - How to Get it Right        

Posted by Helen in Apprentices

At Fingertip we have seen an increase in requests for information about employing apprentices, including creating Apprenticeship Agreements.  This is in line with a national increase in formal Apprenticeships across a multitude of skills and trades. Many companies can struggle to recruit qualified and e...



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