Coronavirus Update – 24/03/2020
In this ever changing situation, we will keep you updated with the guidance being issued by Government.
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Don’t make your employees ask for flexible working
Only one in five line managers has offered flexible work at a formal review new research reveals.
To read the full article written by Emma Stewart of People Management published on 19 November 2019 Click Here.Click here to view full article >>
Employers should no longer see 65 as ‘old’ says official report
A report from the ONS (Office for National Statistics) has said that 65 years of age the marker for old age is an outdated notion.
To read the full article about the report by Jessica Brown of People Management dated 19.11.19 Click Here.Click here to view full article >>
Alex’s Wish Golf Day raises over £7,000!
Jay Webb Consultancy were proud supporters of Alex’s Wish Golf Day, it was lovely to receive a thank you email from the team…
I just wanted to say a huge thank you for sponsoring a hole at our Golf Day, the day raised over £7,000 which is an amazing amount! The sun was shining and all the golfers had a great day.
It is fantastic, with your help, that we are able to invest into ground breaking research. We have just gone to human clinical trial in the Gene Therapy project that we have invested in and the preliminary results have been positive so far. This is a huge step in terms of where we, as a community, need to get to and we wouldn’t be able to do it without your support.
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ECJ: Employers must ensure staff are not overworking
The European Court of Justice has ruled that employers must take steps to make sure their staff are not exceeding the 48-hour maximum working week and are taking adequate rest breaks.
Click Here to read the full article written by By on 14 May 2019 for Personnel Today
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Parliament to consider new flexible working bill introduced this week to parliament
Under a new bill introduced to parliament this week, employers may find themselves forced to make all job roles flexible by default, as opposed to employees having to request to work flexibly.
To read this article in full written by Maggie Baska of People Management Click Here.Click here to view full article >>
Health at work: prevention is better than cure
Rachel Suff, Public Policy Adviser, Employment Relations at CIPD calls for employers to do more to create healthier working environments so prevent mental and physical illnesses for staff.
Simplyhealth’s foreword in the CIPD and Simplyhealth’s recently published annual health and well-being survey report makes a crucial point in citing Public Health England CEO Duncan Selbie: ‘The NHS 10-year plan is a huge opportunity, but it will be judged by how it prioritises prevention. We must of course treat illness but even smarter would be to prevent it. With 40% of all poor health being preventable and 60% of 60-year-olds experiencing at least one long-term condition, this has to be a no brainer.’
To read the full article on the CIPD website written by Rachel please Click Here.Click here to view full article >>
IR35 will apply to private sector from 2020 Government confirms
Medium and large businesses have nine months to prepare for off-payroll legislation or risk significant impact on business performance and talent pool.
Private sector organisations have just nine months to prepare for changes to off-payroll working rules that will put the burden of categorising contractors’ and contingent workers’ tax status onto the businesses that hire them.
To read the full article written by Maggie Baska of People Management Click Here.Click here to view full article >>
Brexit Guidance has been published
ACAS has published guidance on the potential impact of Brexit on workplaces.
It links to the government’s technical guidance on preparing for a no-deal Brexit. It sets out the impact of Brexit on EU citizens working in the UK, including the possibility of EU citizens applying for ‘settled status’.
We recommend that you start to discuss the matter with any EU citizens you employ, if you have not already, and the guidance gives examples of key points to consider.
Source: Freeths Solicitors & ACASClick here to view full article >>
New national minimum wage/living wage rates
The new national minimum wage/living wage rates come into effect in April. Make sure you’re up-to-date with the changes.
To see the Acas website with the new rates Click HereClick here to view full article >>
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