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August 2017

  • CAN AN EMPLOYEE REQUEST PART-TIME WORKING OR A CHANGE TO THEIR HOURS? by Lisa, posted on 29th Aug 2017 The Employment Rights Act 1996 provides employees, who have at least 26 weeks' continuous employment, the statutory right to request flexible working...
  • HOW CAN I IMPROVE EMPLOYEE RETENTION? by Lisa, posted on 15th Aug 2017 Certain industries have a high turnover of employees in the first few months as a result or resignations or dismissals...
  • THE TAYLOR REVIEW OF MODERN WORK PRACTICES by Lisa, posted on 1st Aug 2017 The Taylor Review of Modern Work practices Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the Royal Society of Arts, has undertaken an independent review of modern working practices entitled ‘Good Work'...
  • WHAT ARE LAWFUL PAY DEDUCTIONS? by Lisa, posted on 1st Aug 2017 What are lawful pay deductions? Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, to enable employers to lawfully make deductions from wages or take payments from an employee, the deduction or payment must be: required or authorised by legislation (for example, income tax or national insurance deductions) authorised by the worker's contract - provided the worker has been given a written copy of the relevant terms or a written explanation of them before it is made consented to by the worker in writing before it is made...