Personnel Surveys Blog by Sam Flynn

19th Mar 2015

Government confirms national minimum wage rise to £6.70

Personnel Today reports:

 

The Government has today confirmed that the national minimum wage will increase by 3% to £6.70 an hour from October.

National minimum wage resources

19th Mar 2015

Few surprises for employers in pre-election Budget

Personnel Today reports:

 

The Chancellor’s final budget before the election offered few surprises for employers, with George Osborne boasting that “Britain is walking tall again”, having created 1.9 million…

19th Mar 2015

Two-thirds of fathers open to taking shared parental leave

Personnel Today reports:

"Nearly two-thirds of fathers would consider discussing shared parental leave with their employer if they had children in the future, a large-scale government survey…

4th Nov 2014

Social media policies: when can employers take disciplinary action?

Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way people communicate, but how does this affect the workplace? Ben Williams, employment barrister at Kings Chambers, considers social media policies and the law.

4th Nov 2014

Annualised hours contracts: five key steps for HR

Annual or annualised hours contracts can be beneficial for both employers and employees, but HR professionals need to manage them carefully. Clio Springer provides five key steps to managing them…

4th Nov 2014

Overtime should be included in holiday pay, rules EAT

 

Employers will have to review their overtime provision after a landmark ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) that overtime should be included in holiday pay.

The 

21st Oct 2013

Building your workforce: How to plan and execute a successful workforce planning strategy - See more

For many years, HR departments have had a tough job. Lack of funds led to reduced recruitment for some time, and talent acquisition, recruitment outsourcing and changing…

21st Oct 2013

City stress levels soar as banker bashing and job cuts take toll