In this section we provide useful information, guidance and links to help with the most common HR issues. We hope you find it helpful, but if you need more in-depth advice, please get in touch.
Health Check Questionnaire
It’s recommended that HR documents and procedures are reviewed at least every two years. To find out if your documents are legally compliant and your HR procedures are in tune with the way you want to run your business simply take us up on our no obligation, free HR Health Check.
Employment Legislation Overview
This guide provides a brief overview of some of the most commonly encountered aspects of legislation applicable to employment. It is not designed to be a comprehensive guide and further advice should be sought when dealing with specific situations.
What are the UK Minimum Wage Rates?
The National Minumum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour that most workers under the age of 25 are entitled to by law. The Government’s National Living Wage (NLW) is the equivalent rate for most workers aged 25 and over. Both rates increased in April 2018 – the hourly rates and annual salary equivalents are detailed in the table which you can view and download with a click of the button.
What are the Workplace Pension Contribution levels?
The phasing in period for auto enrolment into the Workplace Pensions scheme has now ended. The vast majority of employers must enrol their staff (and any new starters) into a Workplace Pension, employees can choose to opt out. Contribution levels have been fixed for 2018 and they will rise again in April 2019.
Pennine View Summer 2018
Feel free to download our Summer 2018 newsletter – Pennine View. This issue highlights things that business owners can learn from successful football managers that get the very best performances from their team. Plus, updates on Employment Law and legislation changes. If you have any questions about any of the issues raised please give us a call or drop us a line.
Pennine View Spring 2018
Feel free to download our Spring 2018 newsletter – Pennine View. This issues shares our top tips for goal setting and achievement plus – an update on the Childcare Voucher scheme; celebrating our region’s employee of the year and lots more. If you have any questions about any of the issues raised please give us a call or drop us a line.
Pennine View Autumn 2017
Here is the Autumn 2017 issue of our regular newsletter – Pennine View. This issues highlights the recent legislation change that means employees no longer have to pay fees to bring tribunal claims. We also look at the impact the upcoming GDPR legislation will have in relation to HR records and bring you up to date with developments and rulings on self employment and the gig economy. If you have any questions about any of the issues raised please give us a call or drop us a line.