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Top 10 HR questions January 2019: Holiday pay, overtime and tax on exit payments

How should employers deal with overtime when calculating holiday pay? Does it make a difference if the overtime is voluntary,...

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Jobs under threat as market woes strike NPower and Oddbins

Energy giant Npower, one of the UK’s six largest energy providers, has announced plans to cut 900 jobs.
The Swindon-based...

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Tesco ends speculation and announces job cuts of 4,500-plus

Tesco has announced changes that will impact 9,000 staff, as it continues its “turnaround” strategy to reduce costs in response...

New mums to receive six months more redundancy protection

Pregnant women and new mothers returning to work after having children are to receive greater protection from being treated unfairly,...

Retail jobs threat continues as Patisserie Valerie collapses

Around 900 staff are expected to be made redundant at Patisserie Valerie, as a rescue deal failed to save the...

The 10 most important employment law cases in 2018

As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what...

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Redundancy procedure the key to successful unfair dismissal claim

A pharmacy worker in Essex has won an unfair dismissal claim at an employment tribunal after the judge ruled that...

The leaving collection: the end of the whip-round?

The traditional collection for a departing colleague faces an uncertain future – is it dying out? Can HR do anything...

Homebase rescued but 1,500 jobs face axe

Homebase creditors have voted in favour of a company voluntary agreement (CVA) that will see 42 of its branches closing...

Five lesser known maternity rights women must be aware of

With statistics suggesting autumn is the most popular season to give birth, Beverley Sunderland clarifies some lesser known maternity rights...

House of Fraser rescue deal collapses with 17,000 jobs at stake

A deal that would have saved 28 of 59 House of Fraser stores has broken down as investor pulls out...

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...

Remaining Carillion apprentices to be made redundant

Almost 350 apprentices employed by collapsed construction giant Carillion will be made redundant after alternative jobs for them were not...

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