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Voluntary overtime pay for holidays

The law around overtime holiday pay continues to evolve. Because of this, holiday pay entitlement for staff who work overtime is a trickier…

Making deductions from wages

When salaries go out each month, there are sometimes occasions when you might have to make post-payday deductions. This can cause a great…

Bonuses for employees

They can help attract and retain staff who value financial incentives at work — which, let’s face it, is most people. And performance…

How much should you pay an apprentice?

One of the benefits of using an apprenticeship programme is you can hire young, talented, and enthusiastic staff who are more cost effective…

Employee expenses: guide for employers

If you’re an employer that offers staff expenses and benefits, it’s good business practice to let HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) know. That…

Salaries and wages for your staff

But when it comes to attracting, rewarding and retaining talent, it’s best to start with the most fundamental bit: salary. Salaries…

Resignation counter offer

If you’re losing an important employee to a competitor or other circumstance, then you may be wondering if you can do anything to stop them…

Health and wellbeing in the workplace

The quality of their physical health and psychological wellbeing is key to a happy, high performing workforce. Not only that, poor health…

Pension laws

Since the introduction of compulsory automatic enrolment for workers in 2012, HR departments have been getting to grips with a new set of…

Employee progression in your business

Your employees expect to move onwards and upwards, increasing their skill-set, their responsibility and their salary . And yet, it seems…

Can employers claim back sick pay during coronavirus?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the UK government is providing financial support to businesses with the Job Retention Scheme. But you…

Social Distancing in the Workplace

After the coronavirus outbreak, many businesses are now either letting staff work from home. Or they’ve furloughed them while there’s less…