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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 >

Sep, 2021

Key Information on Overtime        

Posted by Helen in Pay Matters

Overtime is usually classed as hours worked above normal full time hours. Salaried positions often do not attract overtime payments, but it is common to find overtime arrangements for hourly or weekly paid staff.   Overtime Limits   The Working Time Regulations 1998 sets out that workers: must not work...

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Aug, 2018

What is Performance Related Pay?        

Posted by Helen in Pay Matters

Performance related pay is an incentive for staff to perform will in their roles and achieve objectives which add value to the business.  The aim is to encourage high performance from staff by linking performance to pay or making bonus payments.   How does it work? Where performance related pay is part...

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Feb, 2018

Understanding Equal Pay        

Posted by Helen in Pay Matters

Under the Equality Act 2010, employees are entitled to equal pay if they are employed on like work, work rated as equivalent under a valid job evaluation scheme, or work of equal value with someone of the opposite sex in the same employment. The Equality Act 2010 also prohibits employers from preventing ...

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