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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…
 


 

Top 10 HR questions July 2018 – workplace temperatures and holiday pay

We can’t be expected to work in this heat! This may have become a familiar complaint for employers to deal...

The top 10 questions April 2018: taxation of termination payments and GDPR

4 May 2018

New rules on the taxation of termination payments came into force in April 2018. All payments in lieu of notice...

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Top 10 HR questions August 2017: GDPR and holiday pay

12 Sep 2017

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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What FAQs did HR tune into last month?

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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