Zero hours, zero risk?

Zero-hours contracts can aid a business in times of growth or uncertainty and offer flexibility to workers – the key is to be really transparent about how they work and what rights workers have.

23 October 2017

Coming on in leaps and bounds

Gravity Fitness Ltd UK has had an impressive two and a half years since opening its first trampoline park, highlighting what the combined efforts of in-house HR management and NatWest Mentor can achieve.

23 October 2017

Are you making the most of the apprenticeship levy?

The government wants more businesses to use apprentices, but many are failing to take advantage of this tailored approach to recruitment.

20 October 2017

Sexual harassment: the risks in the workplace

Owing to the recent and ongoing allegations concerning Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, the issue of sexual harassment is high on the agenda.

20 October 2017

Men more likely to ignore health and safety advice

When it comes to health and safety in the workplace, men appear to be less mindful of danger, a survey has suggested.

18 October 2017

Shared parental leave not pursued by most couples

Despite having the option for shared parental leave (SPL), few couples are taking up the offer, a survey suggests.

13 October 2017

Businesses named and shamed over minimum pay

Following an investigation by HMRC, 233 businesses have been named and shamed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for failing to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW).

12 October 2017

Diversity and the bottom line

Having a diverse workforce can boost your bottom line. So how can you make sure your business doesn’t fall at the first hurdle?

10 October 2017

Apprenticeship levy not understood by businesses

The British Chambers of Commerce has released research that shows 66% of businesses that don’t pay the apprenticeship levy don’t understand how it works, or how they would use it.

06 October 2017

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