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How to guide on nanny employment contracts

Parenting has always been toted as the most honourable job in the world but that doesn’t mean you have to go it alone when children and babies prove demanding or complicate your ability to pursue your career. It is for… Find out more

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How the Equality Act 2010 impacts employers

Earlier this month, the government made the commencement order which brought 90 per cent of the Equality Act 2010 into force. It included several new pieces of legislation designed to strengthen equality laws for the benefit of job seekers and… Find out more

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An employer’s guide to different types of discrimination

by Nadine De Souza Discrimination is illegal at all stages of the employment process (i.e. advertising, vacancies, engagement of employees, promotion, training, benefits, dismissal and retirement). This protection covers more than just employees and includes the self-employed and those with a… Find out more

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How to make staff redundant

by Nadine De Souza Unfortunately, during these difficult economic times you may have to make a member of staff redundant. Read our essential guide below for the steps to ensure that any redundancies you make don’t fall foul of the law.… Find out more

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How to handle staff absences due to travel disruption

With the UK having recently experienced one of the worst winters since records began, many employees have struggled to get into work due to travel disruption. But what can you do as an employer if your staff can’t get into… Find out more

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What to do if your employee resigns

All employers will have to face an employee resigning, but it’s important that you handle it in the right way. Here are some crucial tips to follow. 1. Get confirmation You can’t refuse an employee’s resignation, but do get the… Find out more

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What to include in a staff handbook

Producing a staff handbook could be one of the best moves you ever make as a company boss, as the document will resolve numerous issues and appease staff personnel over the years to come. At first, you might think: ‘Do I really… Find out more

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What goes in an employment contract?

by Nadine de Souza The best way to ensure that there are no future disputes is to get your employment contract in writing. It’s the best way to safeguard against future disputes. So what goes in an employment contract? The purpose of an… Find out more

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How to deal with a request for flexible working

Work/life balance is very important these days and employees are looking at different ways of working. But it’s not just about work/life balance as business needs are also changing and customers want goods and services outside traditional business hours. There… Find out more

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How to prepare for the new flexible working rules

As of 30 June changes to the procedure for flexible working requests will take place. All employees who have worked 26 weeks continuously for an employer will be able to ask if they can work flexibly. Previously only carers had the statutory… Find out more