HR Insights Posts Categorised: Government & Legislation

Apprenticeships – A Great Opportunity & A Note of Caution

  There has been considerable publicity surrounding apprentices recently and the number of businesses recruiting apprentices has increased enormously. My understanding is that the Prime Minister wants there to be 3 million apprentices in the UK. Apprentices can undoubtedly provide considerable benefit to many organisations and give employers a chance to train, grow and develop… Read more »

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Scotland Scraps Employment Tribunal Fees

Yesterday Nicola Sturgeon announced that employment tribunal fees in Scotland would be ended, as she unveiled her government’s forthcoming legislative programme. You may be aware that Unison recently lost its legal challenge to tribunal charges in England. Whilst many people feel that charging in England is here to stay, Unison intend to challenge that ruling and… Read more »

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Flexible working for all!

As we’re sure that many of you will be aware, from 30th June 2014 the right for employees to apply for flexible working will be extended to all employees with at least 26 weeks service. We have received and read lots of alarming emails and mailshots about this change, but in truth there is not… Read more »

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New Business Magazine Article from Cream HR

Great see some of our thoughts being promoted via New Business Magazine. The link below takes you to the article. http://www.newbusiness.co.uk/articles/legal-advice/employment-tribunal-changes-%E2%80%93-july-2013 For more information on how the changes in Employment Tribunal may affect your business, please call us at any time.

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