July 16, 2019

Government to Toughen Up the Modern Slavery Regime

In the same week that the UK’s biggest slavery ring was smashed, the Government has announced a further consultation on toughening the impact of the Modern Slavery Act. The consultation is likely to lead to increased obligations for businesses. On 5th July, 8 people were given jail sentences totalling 56 years, for their part in…

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June 20, 2019

Tesco Reclaims Redundancy Money

Tesco has admitted that hundreds of redundant workers were paid the wrong amount of redundancy pay. AND they wrote to those who were accidentally overpaid in an attempt to reclaim the money. The practical difficulties involved in reclaiming small amounts of money from former employees have recently been highlighted by Tesco. They offered that anyone…

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April 17, 2019

We’re exhibiting at CIPD Festival of Work 2019

A new conference and exhibition is coming to Olympia, London on 12-13 June 2019 and we’ll be there! We are delighted to announce that Moorepay will be exhibiting at the upcoming Festival of Work. New for 2019, the festival brings together two unmissable CIPD shows, Learning & Development and HR Recruitment & Software – and…

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April 1, 2019

Why does the UK tax year run from April to April?

The new UK tax year is coming! But why does it run from 6th April – why not January to January? Well, it all started a very long time ago when – in England and Ireland – the New Year started on 25th March. It was known as Lady Day to commemorate the angel Gabriel’s…

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December 4, 2018

10 Festive Ideas to Boost Employee Wellbeing

December’s not the best is it? You go to work in the dark. And come home in the dark. You’re dreading snow because – let’s face it – the country will grind to a halt. You’ve heard ‘I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day’ eight times now. And no. You don’t. Because if it…

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November 20, 2018

Launching our New Northern Office – Grand Opening

Following our buyout by Bain Capital back in the Spring, Moorepay are investing significant sums in our growth over the short and medium term. The most tangible sign of that investment – £100m over the next ten years – is our move to custom-built new office space in Lowry Mill, Swinton, Greater Manchester. This new…

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November 15, 2018

Moorepay becomes Northern Powerhouse Partner

We’re pleased to announce we have become an official Northern Powerhouse Partner.   The Northern Powerhouse Partner programme, which currently has almost 200 members, brings together companies from every industry that believe in the economic potential of the North and are committed to investing in the region.  We’ve joined the partnership to help Northern projects and support…

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October 19, 2018

Health & Safety Legislation’s Cotton Mill Origins

What’s with all our health and safety legislation? Where did it come from? Why do we have it? If you’ve never stopped to ask these questions about our current health and safety laws, read on. Years ago – long before we enjoyed the benefits of a health-and-safety-conscious UK – it’s highly likely you’d have risked…

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October 17, 2018

An Employer’s Guide to PPE

In April 2018, the regulation on the provision of personal protective equipment became more complex for employers. Do you fully understand your obligations when providing employees with PPE? If you’re unsure, we’ve created an employer’s guide to PPE to help you. In the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992, regulation 4 states an employer’s…

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October 11, 2018

How Brexit Will Affect Health & Safety

With only weeks to go until we leave the EU, it’s important to understand just how Brexit will affect health & safety. What’s going to happen? Which H&S regulations will be affected? How will it all affect your H&S team’s processes and procedures? What do you and your team need to do now in order…

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October 5, 2018

What Makes a Successful HR Team?

If you’re an HR Manager, you’re responsible for a long list of functions that are crucial to the success of the business you work for. From recruitment, to employee relations, learning and development, talent planning, compensation and benefits, change management – the list goes on and on. With so many plates to spin, where do…

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