Mike Berry

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We Are FSTVL takes place in Upminster over the 2017 spring bank holiday weekendPJP photos/REX/Shutterstock

Bank holidays: five things employers need to know

3 May 2017

Most of the the UK has eight permanent bank holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May...

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German employers set for new Facebook snooping law

31 Aug 2010

A new law banning companies from using social networking sites like Facebook to vet potential new employees is being mulled...

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Equal pay for women still 57 years away, figures suggest

19 Aug 2010

Equal pay for women is still more than five decades away at current rates, according to a report published today...

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Employers should get cash for offering internships to NEETs, report says

17 Aug 2010

Employers should be paid to offer internships to disadvantaged young people, according to a new report by think-tank Demos.Firms who...

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Cycle to Work rule changes clear up confusion for employers

16 Aug 2010

The Government has clarified the tax rules surrounding the Cycle to Work scheme, paving the way for more employers to...

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Time off for training Regulations to be reviewed by Government

11 Aug 2010

The Government is reviewing the right to request time off for training Regulations that came into effect in April 2010.Skills...

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Christian council worker loses case over ‘God’ comment

11 Aug 2010

A committed Christian who was sacked from his council job after suggesting to a terminally-ill woman she “put her faith...

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UK unemployment falls for second consecutive month

11 Aug 2010

Unemployment in the UK fell by 49,000 between April and June 2010 to 2.46 million, according to official figures.The Office...

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Personnel Today Awards 2010: shortlist announced

10 Aug 2010

The shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards has been unveiled.HR teams from some of the UK’s biggest and most...

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Employment relations with unions remain positive, research reveals

8 Aug 2010

Employers remain positive about the relationship with trade unions despite some testing times during the recession, research has revealed.The 2010...

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Self-employed workers gain maternity and pensions rights

5 Aug 2010

Self-employed workers are to gain maternity and pension benefits under a new EU law.The Directive on self-employed workers and assisting...

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‘One-in, one-out system’ for new laws to come into force

5 Aug 2010

A new “one-in, one-out” system of regulation is to be introduced by the Government from 1 September.The new rule has...

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Default retirement age: Employers set to save millions from scrapping DRA

3 Aug 2010

Employers stand to save £45 million in the first year after the default retirement age is scrapped, according to Government...

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CIPD selects suppliers to deliver new membership route

2 Aug 2010

The CIPD has chosen three suppliers to help deliver its new Experience Assessment route to membership.The new route – available...

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National minimum wage: age for adult rate drops to 21

30 Jul 2010

The age at which workers become eligible for the full national minimum wage (NMW) rate will drop to 21 this...

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