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Public sector pay cap to be lifted from next year

Sep 13, 2017 Theresa May’s Government announced yesterday they will end the 1% annual cap on public sector pay by 2018 and in 2017, police and prison staff will be awarded with a 2% and 1.7% rise. However, Se

Employer queries regarding data subject access requests

Sep 07, 2017 What are data subject access requests? The Data Protection 1998 provides that employees can act as ‘data subjects’ which allows them to make data subject requests in r

Absence and Attendance Management in the Workplace

Aug 23, 2017 “My employee is absent without my permission and has taken company property. How can I get this back?” The first step that would be recommended before taking legal action would

Unlawful Interview Questions

Aug 22, 2017 Acceptable and unacceptable interview questions The purpose of holding job interviews is to obtain as much information as you can on your potential new employee. It therefore does

Named and shamed: Argos fail to pay NMW

Aug 18, 2017 The latest list of employers who have failed to meet National Minimum Wage legislation has been published by HMRC. Argos which is made up of 233 employers has topped the “name and shame

Pimlico Plumber case goes to the Supreme Court!

Aug 15, 2017 Last Tuesday, Pimlico Plumbers were granted permission to appeal their long and potentially revolutionary case to the Supreme Court. The case of Pimlico Plumbers is the latest in a series

Google in trouble after over 60 female employees claim they have been discriminated against!

Aug 11, 2017 Google face major law suit after more than 60 employees claim they have been discriminated against. The Guardian reported yesterday that over 60 current and past employees of Google are co

Data Protection Bill set to launch in September

Aug 09, 2017 On the 7th of August, the Government outlined its objective for the new Data Protection Bill, it is due to be published next month and will merge the EU’s General Data Protection Reg