Category Archives: Employment Law

How to Make an Employee Redundant (in the UK)

This guide is meant to summarise the main principles and key steps of the redundancy procedure so you consider whether redundancy is the right option, at which point you should consult the full ACAS procedure or contact me or a … Continue reading

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Don’t Ignore The 2 Important Changes To UK Pay and Pensions Law In October 2012

October is likely to be quite an active month for HR and small business leaders in the UK as there are two importance employment law changes coming into force, affecting pay and pensions. 1. Pensions auto-enrollment begins The new legislation … Continue reading

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When Good Hires Go Bad (or even Ugly)

Did you know that according to a study by Leadership IQ, 46% of new hires will fail within the first 18 months, and only 19% will go on to be indisputably successful. What was also interesting was that 82% of managers … Continue reading

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What Traits Can Recruiters Deduce From Your Facebook Profile When Screening For a Job?

Northern Illinois University’s College of Business, has found that Facebook personality profiling managed to outperform industry standard psychometric tests in terms of its ability to predict the job success of a candidate. What was remarkable was that the researchers only … Continue reading

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Will Employers Be At Less Risk From Tribunal Claims from Next Year?

The government is introducing a new fee system for tribunals from next year, meaning potential claimants will have to pay in order to lodge a claim. The government hopes this will reduce the number of employment tribunal claims. What do … Continue reading

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