PBS HR Newsletter – 1st December 2017

Apprenticeship News The government is committed to delivering 3 million apprenticeships by 2020. To help them achieve this, they introduced the Apprenticeship Levy in April 2017. The levy requires organisations, with an annual pay bill over £3 million, to pay 0.5 per...

Dealing with “warm weather absence”

As I sit in my office missing out on enjoying the warmest  weather possibly since 1976, it reminds me that businesses risk lost productivity and operational disruption as staff take “sickies” to enjoy the summer weather. In a real heatwave, productivity can drop by up...