Here is a quick reminder for those new to employing people or thinking of taking on their first team members. These eight points are the minimum statutory duties for employers. Pay - An obvious point but your employees must be paid at least the national minimum wage.Itemised Pay slip - all employees and workers are … Continue reading Do you understand your employment responsibilities?
An area that continues to cause employers confusion is the right to overtime and overtime pay. Whilst there is no statutory right to overtime or overtime pay you need to take a look at what is written in your contracts of employment for guidance on what you should be doing. Overtime entitlements and pay rates … Continue reading Overtime – An employer’s guide
April is almost upon us again and it is time to make sure you understand what the legal changes are, and what action you may need to take. These changes apply to all employers. National Living Wage Increase, effective from 1st April. Check that any deductions you take from wages do not bring staff below … Continue reading 6 April Law updates you should know about
It is part of every company's duty when employing staff in the UK to check that prospective employees have the right to work in the UK. Noncompliance is serious. Each year firms are fined around £50 million for failing to have the correct documentation in place. Since 2016 the Home Office also has the power … Continue reading How to check for right to work in UK
The rules around issuing payslips are changing on 6th April 2019. Currently only staff classified as employees need to be issued with a payslip. From 6th April 2019, all staff including casual and zero hours workers will be entitled to a payslip. Payslips for part time workers will have to specify how many hours they … Continue reading Are you ready for Payslip changes?
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This is the first in a series of 3 blogs designed to guide you through recruiting the right fit for your team whilst avoiding the risks and associated costs of getting it wrong. Recruitment is one of the key processes every business needs to get right, your people are the key to your future success … Continue reading The beginners guide to recruitment