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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, 2018

Are staff handbooks contractual?        

Posted by Helen in Employee Handbooks

  The answer is sometimes……. The employer needs to make it clear whether the staff handbook is contractual or not.  Some provisions in a staff handbook will be part of an employee’s written contract and if they are it should be made if the handbook or certain parts of it does form part of the co...

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Jun, 2017

Why Organisations should have an Employee Handbook        

Posted by Helen in Employee Handbooks

The Employee Handbook is a must have for businesses to ensure that staff are both aware of and follow company rules and regulations. It is not a legal requirement, but is a valuable source of reference for new and existing employees, so while it is non-contractual it is a good supplement alongside terms ...

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