Thursday, 04 July 2019 13:33 Written by Weekend Witch
A recent event organised by Facebook to help businesses boost their social media presence gave me a brilliant opportunity to meet some of the inspirational military veterans I’ve been liaising with by email. Aside from the interesting stuff about Facebook and Instagram that was discussed,I learned quite a lot about the sex life of bees...
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 09:43 Written by Michael Newman
Preventing Illegal Working in the UK – Are you up to date with the changes?
Self employment and small business ownership can be isolating and create loneliness. OK so there’s no office politics to worry about but, if you are left alone with your own thoughts, it can become difficult to see the best way forwards.
It really is summer despite the weather and staff are planning their holidays. In the past it was thought to be fairly easy to calculate holiday pay but following recent case developments what was something quite simple has become much more complex.
Since the introduction of the new European law a year ago - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), employers now broach the topic of data differently.
Monday, 13 May 2019 13:15 Written by Renée Wallen
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK. And with one in four people suffering from anxiety, depression or stress, it’s a wonder we need to raise awareness – you’d think that everyone knows. But they don’t, or people know it’s ‘a thing’ but don’t understand it.
Friday, 03 May 2019 14:04 Written by Francene Mullings
You may have realised that social media is powerless without content, so your attention has now turned to blogging. Blogging pays off when done correctly.
Friday, 03 May 2019 12:24
Looking to Blog More? Here's How to Find blog topics for the next three months in 60 minutes or less.Written by Francene Mullings
You may have realised that social media is powerless without content so your attention has now turned to blogging. But how can you find what to blog about? Blogging pays off when done correctly and by correctly I mean to write what people want to read and secondly to write it in a way that will boost your visibility in Google. It’s also imperative to plan well to be effective at blogging. But even the best writers can tell you that they have writers’ block now and again.
Friday, 26 April 2019 11:10 Written by Paul Kelly
The employment tribunal decision in the case of Fitz v Holland and Barrett 2019 gives employers some guidance on such matters.
Since the UK Supreme Court abolished tribunal fees in July 2017 employment tribunal (ET) claims have continued to increase quarter on quarter. The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) have recently published the latest figures for the quarter October 2018 to December 2018. There has been an increase of 23% (9,811) of single ET claims when compared with the previous year’s quarter (2017).
Thursday, 04 April 2019 14:16 Written by YBC Support
In the 2018 Autumn Budget, the government announced that it will provide a business rates retail discount scheme for occupied retail properties - have you checked to see you got it?
As April fast approaches, employers should make sure they are ready to implement the increases to the calculation of redundancy payments, as well as some other important statutory changes which will come into effect next month.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 12:37
What Makes a Seemingly “normal” 40-Year-Old Man Consider Wanting to Drive His Car into a Brick Wall?Written by David Baum
As a public speaker on PTSD, this is one of the questions I’m asked. The other questions I’m asked are what makes me an expert?
Monday, 11 March 2019 09:09 Written by YBC Support
An employer can only employ an individual who has permission to live and work in the UK. British citizens are exempt from immigration control and can automatically settle and work in the UK.