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Calculating Part Time Workers holidays

Part time workers are entitled to a pro rated amount of holiday in accordance with the percentage of hours they work in comparison to a full time worker. This included bank holidays. As bank holidays often fall on Mondays and Fridays a part time worker may...

The Year to date in Employment Law

Year to date employment law developments Listed below are a number of changes to employment law that have taken place or are scheduled to be implemented in the coming months. January • Holiday pay – regulations came into force placing a two year limit on claims for unfair...

Apprenticeships on the increase

Employers are increasingly turning to apprenticeships as a way of helping them grow their workforce and they have increased at a record rate. There are three levels of apprenticeship to offer: Intermediate Advanced Higher If your business employes up to 1,000 staff and has not employed an apprentice in the...

Auto-enrolment – The Facts

Most employers are aware that auto-enrolment for pensions has arrived, but not all employers, particularly those that are not yet affected, are unsure about what it really means and what they have to do to comply. GA's blog over the next few weeks will supply an...

What do HR do?

It's the age old question, and depending on how good your HR department is, it might be a valid one. A quick list of what's been keeping me busy as an HR Consultant includes: 1. Defending a few tribunal claims 2. Putting together manager briefings on employment...