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  • Body Image at Work

    Body Image at Work Mental Health Awareness Week

    In today’s culture and society, we are bombarded with messages about body image and what our bodies should look like. However, having negative thoughts about how we look can impact on every aspect of our lives, including at work. For some individuals, a work environment can play a tremendous role in body image and how they observe their own body. This can be due to the nature of the job, the workplace culture, or the types of people that they…

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  • IR35 Consultation

    IR35 Lessons to be Learnt from the Public Sector Just over a year since the government introduced its controversial changes to off-payroll rules, known as IR35, within the public sector, it has opened its consultation on similar reforms planned for the private sector. These off-payroll rules apply to contractors working through their own personal service companies (PSCs), who would otherwise be considered employees if directly engaged. In April…

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  • Employment News, Post-Brexit, Apprenticeships and GDPR

    Small businesses HR News Brexit IR35 Maternity and Mental Health

    Employment News – Summer Edition 2017 It is a challenging time for UK’s small employers – employment measures post General Election and Brexit still lack detail, but here is a round-up of recent employment news and likely developments! POST BREXIT & POST ELECTION IMPLICATIONS UK employment laws will continue to reflect EU legislation, although, within the next five years, there may be some modification to more controversial laws…

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  • Returnships – How much do you know?

    You’ve heard of apprenticeships and graduate internships, but what about returnships? With the film release of Bridget Jones’s Baby, and maternity issues very much in the news, you may be interested to find out more about returnships. The term was first used by Goldman Sachs in 2008 to describe programmes to encourage ex-employees back into the workplace after an absence of several years. In the US and UK they have most commonly been used to…

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  • In Work Poverty

    Criminal Finances Act

    What is In Work Poverty? In Work Poverty (or Income Poverty) is defined as those living in a household with an equivalent disposable income below 60% of the national median. Equivalent disposable income is the amount of money that households have available for spending and saving after direct taxes (such as income tax and council tax) have been accounted for, adjusted for household size and composition. How big a problem is In Work Poverty? In…

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  • First Impressions – what does it feel like to be a new employee?

    Can you remember what it was like being a new employee? Try seeing your business through the eyes of a new member of staff ...

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  • Fluttering Rights – an HR Story

    Take a look at our first e-book: Fluttering Rights - an HR story with a message! If you're thinking of taking on your first non-family employee, this is a MUST READ!

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  • Kay Heald HR Newsletter – Summer 2011

    A quick digest of the latest employment law changes and what they mean for small companies and family businesses + links to FREE RESOURCES ...

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  • The True Cost of Recruitment

    true cost of recruitment

    How much does it cost you to recruit a new member of staff? Read this month's guest blog from Chimene Felton of FieldSearch to find out more about the 'true' costs ...

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  • Latest HR News for Small Businesses

    My Spring/Summer 2011 HR Newsletter is packed full of useful information for small business owners - with the latest new rates, law changes and practical tips and advice.

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