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Graduate internships and how to get the best out of them

What are the benefits? Graduate internships are a new form of working for many employers. You are fast-tracking sharp-minded graduates to achieve real results. In return, through carefully planned job experience, you guarantee to build the employee’s skills and employability. Whether the job holder is paid for the three-to-six-month period depends on the position. In […]

September 22, 2015

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Employment lawyers question whether tribunal system is ‘fit for purpose’

  Bridget Tokhai,  13 August 2015 But other dispute resolution methods are viewed as viable alternatives. This a momentous time of change in employment law. Some practitioners argue that the introduction of tribunal fees (by the Ministry of Justice), the requirement for claimants to register for Acas early conciliation and the 2013 tribunal rule changes […]

September 22, 2015

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Anti-slavery statements may need HR involvement

  Sarah Ozanne, 18 August 2015 Policies, procedures and training could feature in supply chain audits. From October, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (section 54) will require some commercial organisations to publish an annual anti-slavery and human trafficking statement. Businesses may need to carry out significant auditing of their global supply chains to fulfil this […]

September 22, 2015

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Yorkshire Rows – Atlantic 2015

We are sure you have already heard of the great vision of four working mums (each with two children), who in December 2015 will be setting off on a herculean challenge to row 3000 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean, to raise money for two local charities; Maggies Cancer Caring Centre and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. […]

September 22, 2015

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Living wage to rise to £9 per hour

  A new national ‘living wage’ of more than £9 an hour will be introduced by 2020 for working people aged 25 and over to move Britain to a “higher wage, lower tax, lower welfare economy”. From April 2016, a new national living wage of £7.20 an hour for the over 25s will be introduced. […]

September 22, 2015

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Managing Projects Effectively

Managing projects effectively is of vital importance to the success of all businesses so read on to find out what you need to do to manage your projects in a more effective way ….. So that you can manage projects more effectively there are a number of stages to be aware of and work your […]

September 16, 2015

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Reserve thousands of apprenticeships for care leavers, urges charity

PM Editorial, 18th August 2015 These young people have talent but ‘find door to employment closed’ Young people’s charity Barnado’s has urged the government to save 20,000 newly created apprenticeships for care leavers in a bid to support them into work. The call to action comes as 16 to 18 year olds across the UK […]

September 9, 2015

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Getting People to Change

Trying to get some/all of your people to change in order for the business to operate more effectively sometimes is a lot more difficult and slower than we might expect. Here are some tips that might help you …… It’s important to remember that you can’t change other people – you can only change their […]

September 8, 2015

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Apprenticeship levy set to launch in 2017

Stephen Exley, 21st August 2015 An apprenticeship levy is set to be introduced in 2017, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Bis) announced today. Confirmation of plans to bring in the levy for large businesses in two years came as Bis unveiled a package of “radical plans” to help it meet its target of […]

September 8, 2015

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Fit for Work referrals

Employers have long awaited the availability of Fit for Work referrals and in autumn of this year the referral service will be live across the country. Many are preparing to update their policies and are considering building a referral to Fit for Work at four weeks of absence (if appropriate) into their sickness policy (following […]

September 7, 2015

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