June 7, 2017

Minimising the risk of terrorism in the workplace

Terrorism is not a new phenomenon, but with the UK targeted four times in as many weeks it can be extremely concerning for employees. The recent Manchester bombing, followed by the terrorist attacks in London have prompted increased security efforts in social spaces, shopping areas and event spaces, but what about the workplace? What are…

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May 25, 2017

What Would a Conservative General Election Victory Mean for Employment Law?

Although Labour look to be closing the gap somewhat, most observers and polls have the Conservative Party under Theresa May as the likely winners of the upcoming general election. Assuming this is the case, what could be the effect on businesses in terms of employment law and associated policy? Brexit and the Great Repeal Bill…

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March 27, 2017

50 Year Facelift – Moorepay Brand Refresh

If you’re familiar with Moorepay then you’ll probably notice we’re looking a bit different. Today we’re unveiling our new, modern website, and with it giving you a first show of our brand facelift which you’ll see across more and more of our materials and communications in the weeks and months ahead. Over the 50 years…

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March 19, 2017

Why Terminology Matters on Employment Status

Employment status is always a tricky area for employers and the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case of Pimlico Plumbers & Charlie Mullins v Gary Smith highlights the importance of describing the relationship correctly in contractual documentation and ensuring that the description is representative of what actually happens in practice. Why is the correct employment…

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January 16, 2017

Blue Monday – fact or fiction? [plus 10 tips PDF]

Whatever the truth behind Blue Monday it’s inevitable that the dark nights, poor weather and post-Xmas lull can leave employees feeling blue. Our recent survey conducted in Jan 2017 found two-thirds of employees are currently fed up at work, and 46% likely to look for a new job within the next three months. A third…

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November 23, 2016

The Autumn Statement 2016 – questions we’ll all want answers to

There has been – to put it lightly – a fair amount of change since the last ‘fiscal event’ (the Budget) back in March. When George Osborne stood at the dispatch box to announce cuts to Corporation Tax and Business Rates, and increases in the Personal Allowance and the threshold for the higher rate of…

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November 10, 2016

Moorepay 50 years young: making payroll & HR easy since 1966

Happy birthday to us. Happy birthday to us. Happy birthday dear… You get the idea. Moorepay is 50 years young today, celebrating our golden anniversary in right royal fashion. The bunting is strung, the cake has been despatched, and a lot of people are wearing some very fetching badges. We share a 1966 birthday with…

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October 25, 2016

New H&S sentencing guidelines are hitting small businesses hard

11% of ALL prison sentences for H&S offences (since guidelines were first introduced in the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974) have been handed out in the last eight months to October 2016. In a trend we predicted in our Sentencing Guidelines update webinar earlier in the year (hat tip), recent reports show…

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