How do I Calculate Holiday Pay for Atypical Workers
26 June 2018
It’s the time of year when everyone’s thinking of their holidays so I’m getting lots of requests for help in working out holiday pay. One of the most frequent queries is: “How do you work out what to pay employees who work irregular hours throughout the year?” These atypical workers may be casuals, employees or workers on zero hours contracts or part time employees with variable hours.
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Who’s Responsible for Employee Engagement?
20 June 2018
Here’s a joke for you: The rain fell, the floodwaters were rising. A religious man (could be Christian, Muslim, Hindu – doesn’t matter) retreated anxiously to the top floor of his house. A boat came along and offered to rescue him...
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Does the sun coming out cause your staff to call in sick?
13 June 2018
There are distinct signs that summer is here. The smell of barbecues pervades the air. Prosecco vendors are enjoying excellent sales. Trains are late because the rails are buckling (probably the wrong sort of sunshine) and the chat radio stations are getting over-excited about wearing shorts to work. The UK is enjoying quite a good summer this year and the predictions are that it will last until September. Maybe. We’ve all heard optimistic predictions of a good summer before. Let’s keep the brolly handy along with the factor 30.
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How successful is your recruitment process?
06 June 2018
All managers want to recruit great new employees, build a fantastic team, suffer minimal employment issues, increase productivity and generally have a wonderfully smooth work life?
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Employee Engagement
30 May 2018
Sitting on a train to London I heard the guard not only add a few facts to his usual announcements (for example, the date of the first official bank holiday) which made the journey more interesting, but also having found out I was headed for Euston he offered me some helpful and accurate advice as regards changing trains so I could get there faster.
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