Those with Asperger’s see the world from a different perspective and in doing so they bring strengths and qualities to the workplace just as any other employee would do and in the right kind of role and environment, they can thrive and excel.Read more…
There is a lot happening in the employment law world this month:Read more…
Leadership is an important skill to learn. It ensures you get the best out of your employees which means success for you and your team.Read more…
Identify your organisation’s talent requirements: Rather than just focusing on individuals with talent, consider the talent requirements of your entire organisation.
Make sure you can spot talent: put processes in place to spot and capture talent inside and outside the organisation. Example of inside can be feedback, development centres, achievements, nominations whilst externally could be scouting by scanning the media or perhaps through partnership working.
From 7 March the government increased the maximum financial penalty for employers who flout the national minimum wage from £5,000 to £20,000. In addition, the government also wants to introduce legislation as soon as possible so that the maximum £20,000 penalty can apply in respect of each underpaid worker, instead of being the maximum amount that can be applied to each employer.
Whilst talent planning is not at all a new concept, it is a concept that has changed and evolved as business environments and factors impacting on organisations have changed and become more competitive.Read more…
Valentine's Day is the day when we show those we love that we appreciate them and care about them but could we learn from some of the messages associated with Valentine's Day in the workplace?Read more…
Auto-Enrolment Staging Dates
The introduction of pension’s auto-enrolment came with staged dates for introduction, depending on the size of business.
1. Turn down the volume... Speaking too loud on the phone or shouting across the office breaks other peoples’ concentration and gets really annoying.
2. Be clean and tidy... There’s nothing worse than leaving your empty or
half-empty coffee cups around.
2013 brought a number of significant changes in employment law and 2014 will bring a continuation of this.
Consultation on proposals to abolish the service provision change aspect of TUPE resulted in the proposals being abandoned because of concerns that it would lead to uncertainty over the application of TUPE on service changeovers.