Recruitment & retention


Five costly immigration changes in April 2017

April 2017 sees another set of changes to immigration rules, including the Immigration Skills Charge and changes to minimum salary...

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Job applicants with spurious intentions: what should employers do?

Police in Scotland have been informed about a serial job applicant who threatens to launch legal action if he is...


Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

It is the Government’s flagship policy to fix the UK’s skills problem, a well-intentioned “tax” on employers to raise £3...


Apprenticeship levy: Why degree apprenticeships should be on your list

Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding...

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Revising a contract of employment: tips to avoid unfair dismissal

Employers must tread carefully when revising a contract of employment. Joanna Sutton offers tips to avoid unfair dismissal claims or ...


Senior Managers Regime: New rules on references from 7 March

New rules regarding references in the financial services industry come into force on 7 March as part of the Senior...

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