Election 2015: where do the parties stand on the minimum wage?

Published: 22/04/2015
In our series of articles considering how election pledges, if realised, could impact employers, we look at how the main political parties view minimum and living wage rates.

April 2015 employment law changes: an eight-point checklist

Published: 22/04/2015
However changeable employment law may be, one thing you can rely on is that many of those employment law changes will take effect in April.

Pulling a sickie excuses

Published: 22/04/2015
With all this good weather forecast over the next few weeks some people will want to be out enjoying the sunshine rather than at their desk, here are some of the most elaborate excuses for throwing a sickie….

Hiring of workers in UK remains at 'sky-high' levels.

Published: 22/04/2015
Employers in the UK plan to keep hiring more staff, but concerns remain about the country's failure to raise productivity, a new report has warned.

Five key trends over the manufacturing industry

Published: 22/04/2015
Over the next decade the UK’s manufacturing industry is set to undergo some radical changes.

Shared parental leave now in effect

Published: 22/04/2015
Shared parental leave has now come into effect as of 5th April. Parents in work can now share the responsibility of taking care of their newborn or newly adopted child.

Starting Salaries the Highest in Six Months

Published: 22/04/2015
Starting salaries are now at the highest they have been in six months according to a report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG.

Manufacturing Leads Jobs Growth in Q1 2015, as UK battles against export fears

Published: 22/04/2015
Manufacturing saw the biggest quarterly growth in Q1 2015, the latest employment data from global jobsite Indeed reveals.

Encore open driving desk in Slough

Published: 13/04/2015
Encore Personnel, the blue collar recruitment specialist, have opened a driving division in Slough.

Budget 2015: what employment related changes were there?

Published: 27/03/2015
Here are the main employment-related points as covered in this month’s budget: