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Meet the team

Your HELP team! A little bit about Cally…. ‘I have over 8 years’ experience working within HR across a number of different industries. Within my HR career, I have held a variety of roles which have mainly focused on a generalist background. More recently I have focused heavily on the advice side for employee relations…

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New Statutory Pay rates announced

The Government have announced the new pay rates that will be applicable from 1st April 2019. Ensure you are paying the correct rates to your employees. Statutory Pay Rates April 2019

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Employee attendance over the Winter season

Winter time is upon us once again, harsh winds, ice, cold weather and the possibility of snow. Last year we saw heavy snowfall and the country come to a halt, the chances of that happening again this winter are increasing daily. So make sure your employee handbooks have the correct policies in place to cope…

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Oh! Those January Blues ……

Helping your employees to beat the January Blues The dismal weather combined with struggling bank balances and weight gain after the Christmas frivolities means that it is hardly surprising that the most depressing day of the year falls in January – Blue Monday. January is also noted as the most popular month of the year…

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Featured: Did your Christmas party leave you with a HR headache?

HR is not something to ignore until a problem comes up; if you are prepared and plan ahead, you can prevent problems from arising in the first place, which will help you avoid unnecessary hassle. —- Happy New Year! How was your office party? Have you been suffering with a Human Resources headache ever since…

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Bring your own device: what it means for your workplace

Tablets have become the latest craze in portable devices so it is no wonder that employees are eager to use them in their own workplace as well as at home. Having your own B.Y.O.D. policy is essential to preventing any temptations to overuse, or misuse, these portable devices during work hours. Even more crucial is…

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Tribunal Reform July 29th – employees must pay!

The Government has now confirmed the date for its reforms to the Employment Tribunal. As of 29th July 2013 fees will be implemented for any claims and appeals made to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). This will not be applicable for claims that are already in the system. Two main charging points will be introduced:…

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Tribunal Reforms

The Government has taken steps to reform (and hopefully improve) the Employment Tribunal process. In the Summer (Expected to be July) fees will be payable by the Claimant for bringing a claim in the Employment Tribunal. It is hoped that this will deter the vexatious claimant. A two stage fee structure will be introduced. The…

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