• More Changes for Annual Leave Still to Come

    More Changes for Annual Leave Still to Come

    Just when you thought there was absolute clarity about how much annual leave a part year worker could take and what they should be paid for it, the Government have launched a consultation on further changes. Don’t get me wrong, in my opinion, this is absolutely needed, but it means that there is still a…

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  • Flexible working in the future???

    Below are three links you need! Our panel discussion on Flexible Working which took place in July 2021. A link to the Government proposals A link to the consultation document Do not be upset withthe legislation you get if you don’t take the opportunity to have your say now! The closing date for consultation is…

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  • What are the Pros and Cons of a Zero Hours Contract

    What are the Pros and Cons of a Zero Hours Contract

    No guaranteed hours or fixed income A zero-hour contract is where you have no guaranteed hours or fixed income, instead work is offered as and when an employer needs you. Zero-hour workers account for less than 3 percent of total employment in the UK, and they’re most often used by sectors that require a flexible…

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  • The Lowdown on Part-Time Employment

    The Lowdown on Part-Time Employment

    Anyone who works in your business for less hours than your full time employees is considered part time. No specific hours define it, and employees can either be permanent or temporary.

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  • Family Friendly Policies

    A full set of policies around maternity, paternity and adoption leave and pay need to be developed so that employees feel valued and their skills are not lost from the business, but so that they business is able to function effectively with short and long term absences as a result of the prospective and actual…

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