Ho,Ho,Ho ...

Well Christmas is around the corner and you wouldn't believe the queries that come HR's way ... not least to do with HSE stuff at Christmas ... So this year be prepared ... but don't forget to enjoy yourselves!

So it’s that festive time of the year again...

(Courtesy of Farley’s Solicitors)

Before the GDPR, there was the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). This remains the source of the current UK data protection regime. Although the DPA has been in force in the UK since 2000, full compliance by the nation’s organisations shou...


Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 12 steps to take now

(Courtesy of the ICO.Org.UK)

Data protection
Awareness You should make sure that decision makers and key people in your organisation are aware that the law is changing to the GDPR. They nee...

Employment legislation changes in 2017

Trade Union Act

The Act reforms the rules on trade union ballots for taking industrial action. The main provisions of the Act are :

  • 50% turnout threshold for there to be a valid ballot on industrial action.

  • Threshold of 40%...

The maximum amount of statutory redundancy pay and the limit on the amount employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal increase from 6 April 2017.

Employers that dismiss employees for redundancy must pay those with two years’ service an amount based on the emplo...

February 13, 2017

Courtesy of: By Stephen Simpson on 10 Feb 2017 in Employment law, Gig economy, Terms and conditions of employment

"Like our plumbing, now our contracts are watertight," said Pimlico Plumbers chief Charlie Mullins

A plumber who signed an agreement with his company suggest...

February 6, 2017

Coutesy of Lisa Baker HR News

Back in 2011, employment law experts ELAS coined the phrase ‘National Sickie Day’ to describe the first Monday in February – because the day sees an estimated 350,000 British workers phoning in sick, with a huge range of excuses.  The day h...

January 30, 2017

  • Emily Burt  

  • 30 Jan 2017

  • Courtesy of People Management

Government announces pensions review after pressure from businesses, but experts urge caution

The government has announced it will conduct a review of pensions auto-enrolment, which co...

When 14.4 million people in the UK went to work this morning, they did not commute to a Tesco, Unilever or Shell office. Instead they hung their coats up at – or logged in remotely to – one of the country’s 4.9 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), where t...

January 16, 2017

RECRUIT VS. RETAIN:  The real cost of hiring and turnover … Courtesy of Pluralsight!

Diamic Edge Ltd – HR & Business Consultancy can help with retention and ensuring your team remain loyal and happy … amongst many other areas of the Employment Life Cycle of your Employe...

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