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Mar
08
2011

BRC calls for support of retail businesses.

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for the Chancellor to assist retail business.  The retail sector is struggling due to a number of factors, including rising inflation leading to..

Mar
08
2011

Honest employee notifies employer of overtime error

Following our last post regarding employees you probably would not want in your business, Buddy felt that it should provide a balanced view by reporting the case of an employee..

Feb
17
2011

Right to request time off for training is not going to be extended to all employees

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has just announced that the right to request time off for training is not going to be extended to all employees from April..

Jan
27
2011

No payrises in 2011?

Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King has said that a "squeeze" on take-home pay is necessary this year, and urged companies not to award pay rises in 2011 to help..

Jan
20
2011

Swiss bank UBS makes over 44 page dress code

The UBS dress code, which ran to 44 pages, has become something of an internet phenomenon after being leaked in December 2010. The original dress code was extremely comprehensive. Interesting points..

Dec
08
2010

Is the NMW evidence of successful ongoing national pay bargaining arrangements?

National-level pay setting remains common in large multi-site public and private organisations such as supermarkets, schools, banks and engineering construction sites.  Some of the benefits of national pay setting that..

Dec
02
2010

Royal Wedding - cause for celebration?

If you hadn`t already heard, Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011, which has been declared a bank holiday in celebration.  The..

Dec
01
2010

Integration of an Agency Worker

The case of Tilson -v- Alstom Transport demonstrates that a significant degree of integration of an agency worker into an organisation may not necessarily lead to a contractual relationship being..

Dec
01
2010

Small Businesses Exempt from Right to Request Time to Train

The right for employees to request time off from work to undertake study or training was introduced in April of this year to those employers with 250 or more employees. ..

Nov
30
2010

Here we snow again ...

In January 2010 up to 124 million working hours were reported to have been lost in a single week because of the adverse weather conditions at the time.  With severe weather occurrences..



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