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Monthly Archives: March 2016

A guide to second jobs: key considerations for employers

In the current economic environment, it is not unusual for employees to take on a second job. For many employees, it is simply a way to make ends meet. For …

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Risky References

Background Generally, there is no legal obligation on an employer to provide a reference for an employee or ex-employee and employers are therefore entitled to refuse to provide a reference. …

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Apprenticeships: A quick guide for employers

This week is National Apprenticeship Week. Apprenticeships are now an attractive alternative for many young people due to high university fees. This article provides a brief overview of apprenticeship schemes …

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Annual Compensation Limit Increase

The Department of Business Innovation and Skills has published the annual increase in compensation payments before Parliament. This can be found in The Employment Right (Increase of Limits) Order 2016. …

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The National Living Wage: Time to get prepared

What is the National Living Wage (NLW)? This is a new, mandatory premium to be paid on top of the current National Minimum Wage (NMW). This will only apply for …

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