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What do HR professionals need to know at the moment? Every month we monitor thousands of Frequently Asked Questions on XpertHR to present the most-visited questions and answers. At the start of each month we compile a list of the 10 most “frequently asked questions” from the previous month. To search all the FAQs on XpertHR, click here…
 


 

Will employers need to amend contracts of existing employees to comply with GDPR?

Top 10 HR questions August 2017: GDPR and holiday pay

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require employers to provide employees with a privacy notice, detailing how their personal...

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Top 10 HR questions December 2016: GPG reporting and GDPR

3 Jan 2017

The Government published a revised version of the draft Regulations setting out the gender pay gap (GPG) reporting duty on...

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Top 10 HR questions February 2016: National living wage

3 Mar 2016

The national living wage – the new minimum wage for workers aged 25 and over – comes into force on...

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Top 10 HR questions January 2016: Gender pay gap reporting

3 Feb 2016

Large employers will soon have a duty to report information on their gender pay gap. With much of the detail...

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Top 10 HR questions December 2015: Severe weather

5 Jan 2016

Many employers will have been affected by the severe storms over recent weeks. The top FAQ on XpertHR in December...

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Top 10 HR questions November 2015: Cancellation of annual leave

2 Dec 2015

FAQs on the cancellation of annual leave were among the most popular in November, in our monthly round up.
If...

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The relationship between overtime and holiday pay has changed due to recent case law.

Top 10 HR questions October 2015: Overtime and holiday pay

3 Nov 2015

From overtime and holiday pay to safety helmets for Sikhs, we round up the most popular HR questions in October 2015.

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The Modern Slavery Act comes into force this month

Top 10 HR questions September 2015: Modern slavery statements

5 Oct 2015

Modern slavery statements were the subject of the most popular FAQ in September in our monthly round up of the...

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Top 10 HR questions August 2015: Fit for work

4 Sep 2015

The Fit for Work service is now up and running for GP referrals, so employers need to be prepared for...

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A personality clash between employees may lead to a dismissal for "some other substantial reason"

Top 10 HR questions July 2015: “Some other substantial reason”

4 Aug 2015

New FAQs covering various aspects of dismissal were among the most popular on XpertHR in July, including one on the...

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Top 10 HR questions June 2015: Maximum workplace temperatures

2 Jul 2015

As temperatures rise, employers have been checking their duties to employees in hot weather. The most popular FAQ on XpertHR...

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Top 10 HR questions in May 2015: Employee driving licence checks

4 Jun 2015

A new service from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), to be launched on 8 June 2015, has meant...

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Top 10 HR questions in April 2015: TUPE

1 May 2015

Employers often want to harmonise terms and conditions if they inherit employees as a result of a TUPE transfer. Are...

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HR questions in february were dominated by issues around e-cigarettes

Top 10 HR questions in February 2015: E-cigarettes

3 Mar 2015

E-cigarettes and smoking policies were on employers’ minds last month, with the first tribunal decision involving disciplinary action for using...

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Top 10 HR questions in January 2015: Fit for Work

3 Feb 2015

Parts of the Fit for Work service, the government-funded occupational health advice service, are now in operation, with the rest...

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