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Good Employee Induction

Posted on 05 April 2022

If you are recruiting there is a great opportunity to welcome and engage new staff members when they join the organisation.  A good induction will al... Continue reading >

2022 Employment Changes

Posted on 14 December 2021

What to look out for in 2022:   The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage From 6th April 2022, the new hourly rates recommended by the Low... Continue reading >

What is Custom and Practice in Employment?

Posted on 04 November 2021

Custom and practice relates to long standing working arrangements and practices that have become the norm.  These customs and practices may therefore... Continue reading >

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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