November 21, 2016

Managing your team in extreme weather conditions [CHECKLIST]

With forecasters predicting up to four months of stormy weather ahead, Britain could be facing the worst winter in 100 years. Managing your team during a period of disruption can be a challenge, so here’s a quick checklist to make sure you’ve given yourself the best chance of success. With experts EXACTA WEATHER warning Brits…

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November 14, 2016

Shared Parental Leave poses costly problem to employers

A recent employment tribunal seeing Network Rail pay out £23,000 has highlighted the potential issues employers could face with a Shared Parental Leave and pay policy. See what Shared Parental Leave means, why it’s important employers ensure their policies are non-discriminatory, and the potential consequences of unequal parental pay. The 10 November 2016 was Equal…

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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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November 7, 2016

Are you using slaves in your supply chain? [UPDATED]

In March 2015 the introduction of the Modern Slavery act consolidated and improved our modern laws of human trafficking, slavery or forced labour committed by UK nationals or companies. So what does it mean to you? The Modern Slavery Act 2015 – What do I have to do? Larger employers are now required to produce…

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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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October 24, 2016

Why you need a language policy for your workplace [Q&A + PDF]

The diversity of the 31m members of the British workforce means people of different nationalities, languages and cultures are working side-by-side every day. And with a significant number (8 per cent) not having English as their first language, employers often experience challenges in the workplace around the languages employees speak and need to be careful…

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October 18, 2016

Illegal working: practical steps to protect your business

Illegal working is a pressing concern facing the Government, with repeated promises from ministers to tackle the issue. There have been high profile cases where the Government has acted, the most eye-catching recently being the Byron Burger sting that saw dozens of workers arrested and the business criticised for colluding with immigration officials. With recent…

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October 11, 2016

Holiday entitlement calculations made easy

Calculating holiday entitlement for full time employees is relatively straight-forward. But what about when an employee starts or leaves part way through the holiday year, and what about part time employees? That’s when calculating entitlement can get a little more difficult. To help you through this arithmetic exercise we’ve compiled the following guide to hopefully…

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October 5, 2016

Half the women in your workplace face sexual harassment

Many would like to think that sexual harassment in the workplace was a thing of the past, something our progressive modern world has left behind – like boozy lunches, typing pools and overflowing desktop ashtrays. But if the recent sexual harassment allegations around presidential-nominee Donald Trump’s past conduct serve any purpose, it’s that they remind…

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October 4, 2016

Moorepay shortlisted for Payroll Service Provider of the Year 2016

Moorepay have been shortlisted for the CIPP Payroll Service Provider of the Year Award 2016, with the winner announced at the awards dinner on Thursday 6 October. The award is given to the best payroll provider in the industry and recognises ‘the provider proven to demonstrate commitment to customer service and an effective and compliant…

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October 3, 2016

Regional Roadshows visiting seven cities across the UK

This autumn/winter sees Moorepay take to the road with a series of regional roadshows under the banner ‘Explore Develop Share’. We’ll be running two roadshows in each city – an open session in the morning and exclusive events for clients in the afternoon. Both sessions are free to attend. The open sessions will host HR…

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