Employee timekeeping can be a major concern to employers. Particularly in businesses which require staff to clock-in. Lateness, absenteeism, even keeping track of sick leave can all act as a distraction to the time-pressed manager.
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I decided I was going to stop eating biscuits. Day one went very well. Days two and three – excellent too. And then my in-laws came for tea – well you can’t invite people in their 80s for tea without offering them a biscuit, can you?
Interviews. You either look forward to doing them, dread them or get someone else to do them for you. Perhaps you feel you have nailed your interviewing technique by now and typically follow the same process every time. This is great… if your technique is a success and legally compliant.
New legislation designed to ban landlords and letting agents from charging certain fees to tenants comes into force on June 1, 2019 and landlords need to be aware of the changes to avoid falling foul of the rules.
For many jobs, a professional qualification is essential. There are plenty of examples across many sectors and types of work where it simply isn’t possible to be employed in a role unless you have a recognised qualification. I’m sure we all have our own examples of when we wouldn’t dream
If there is one thing that is predictable about President Trump, it is his unpredictability. A few weeks ago, China and the US appeared to be close to signing a deal, drawing a line under the trade war that has been troubling markets for much of the past year.
Fast growing SMEs are identified by Government and many economists as the key to Britain’s productivity problem as well as the potential to be the sector that leads the economy into the 'fourth industrial revolution', spearheading
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