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April 2017 - What HR needs to know

April 2017 - What HR needs to know

Changes are on the horizon for April 2017 and we have set out below some of the key changes that HR will need to be aware of...

10 steps for recruiting fairly

10 steps for recruiting fairly

As an employer, you want to ensure you recruit the right person for the role but you also need to ensure that the recruitment process carried out is fair. How do you achieve this?

Budget 2017 – what does HR need to know?

Budget 2017 – what does HR need to know?

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, used yesterdays’ Spring Budget to launch a series of measures aimed at boosting technical skills and productivity and raising tax contributions from workers who are self-employed or who operate through limited companies...

Holiday pay update

Holiday pay update

The long running debate on holiday pay has reached an end…well at least for now! The Supreme Court has refused permission for British Gas to appeal the holiday pay case brought by Mr Lock...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine - Legal lowdown: Are you paying staff correctly?

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine - Legal lowdown: Are you paying staff correctly?

With several big firms being fined for failing to pay the minimum wage, it's time to check your processes...

Annual compensation increase

Annual compensation increase

Compensation limits and minimum awards that are payable under employment legislation are to increase from 6th April 2017...

Employment Tribunal decisions now online

Employment Tribunal decisions now online

The Ministry of Justice has launched its website of employment tribunal decisions, meaning that the decisions in employment tribunal cases will now be available online...

Get Ready – increases upcoming for National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Get Ready – increases upcoming for National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour most workers are entitled to by law and the rate will depend on a worker's age and if they are an apprentice...

Is your dress code discriminatory?

Is your dress code discriminatory?

Dress code policies have once again hit the headlines with dress codes and appearance at work becoming key issues in the workplace. As reported by the BBC today, MPs say that the government must enforce the law properly to ban sexist dress rules at work that discriminate against women...

Finding the Right Balance – Time off for parents

Finding the Right Balance – Time off for parents

A study undertaken by the Modern Families Index Report showed that of the 2,750 parents surveyed, 69% of fathers said they would consider their childcare arrangements before they took a new job or promotion, 47% to want to downshift into a less stressful job and 38% would be willing to take a...

Five immigration changes to watch out for in 2017

Five immigration changes to watch out for in 2017

2016 saw a wide range of changes made to the Immigration Rules and UK Visas & Immigration guidance, a trend that is set to continue in 2017. There are five key, up-coming changes that employers should be aware of...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine - Legal lowdown: What 2017 holds

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine - Legal lowdown: What 2017 holds

The autumn tends to be very busy for HR professionals as they try to get to grips with a host of employment law changes. But which upcoming legislative changes will affect HR professionals in 2017 and beyond? We examine the key ones HR will need to be prepared for...