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  • 2019 HR News: Brexit, Statutory Rate Changes, Itemised Pay, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Abuse

    2019 HR News Brexit Statutory Rates Good Work Plan

    Brexit and Employment There will continue to be uncertainty and speculation over the coming months regarding the employment challenges of Brexit. Please read my Brexit, Business and Employment Predictions Article for some early insights. National Living Wage, National Minimum Wage and Statutory Rate Increases (April 2019) The National Living Wage will increase to £8.21 p/hr; the NMW for 21-24 year olds will increase to £7.70; for 18 to 20 year…

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  • Brexit, Business and Employment Predictions 2019

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    Brexit Brexit and EU uncertainties will continue to challenge and unsettle employers and their people. It will be important to equip managers and their staff with the skills and strength to cope in such changing and unpredictable times. Supportive well-being programmes and resilience training integrated into overarching people strategies will benefit not just employees, but the productivity of whole organisations. The UK government has stressed…

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  • Can Small Businesses Embrace Hygge?

    Can small businesses embrace Hygge?

    February might traditionally be associated with red roses and hearts, but maybe this year workplaces can give their employees the gift of Hygge (a Danish concept, pronounced hoo-gah) to help create more harmony and wellbeing! So what is ‘Hygge’? Hygge caught the imagination of the UK papers and magazines last year, appearing in articles from The Guardian to Elle. If you look on Amazon, you will see a dizzying array of ‘hygge’ inspired…

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  • Autumn Statement Impact on Small Business Employers

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    The 2016  Autumn Statement is the first major economic statement from the government since the Brexit vote. To save you time, here is a summary of the main news and information likely to affect small business employers: Living Wage The Living Wage will rise from £7.20 to £7.50 from April 2017. Tax-Free Personal Allowance The tax-free personal allowance will increase from £11,000 to £12,500 and the higher rate threshold to £50,000, by…

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  • HR Newsletter for Small and Micro Businesses

    2019 HR News Brexit Statutory Rates Good Work Plan

    Welcome to my latest HR Newsletter for Small and Micro Businesses. The post Brexit effect on employment law is yet to be felt. In the meantime, here’s the latest round-up of current UK legislative changes and their likely impact on small and micro businesses. Check out my FREE Downloads at the bottom of the Homepage. National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage (1st Oct 2016) For 21-24 year olds the rate increases from £6.70 to…

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  • Implications of Brexit for Small and Micro Employers

    Brexit Special - implications for small and micro employers

    Employment Help for the Very Busy – Summer Edition 2016 Implications of Brexit for Small and Micro Employers The implications of Brexit for small and micro employers will take a long time to emerge – years not months. It is important to emphasise that the UK’s move to initiate Article 50 and start its negotiation with the EU to draw up its Withdrawal Agreement will not take place before a new Prime Minister is in post and the…

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  • What’s in Store for Small Businesses under the New Government?

    What will the new Government do for small businesses? Here's a summary of the main areas likely to affect small businesses over the coming months and years (+ updates).

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