PBS HR Newsletter – June 2018

PBS HR Newsletter - June 2018 Teacher dismissed for showing horror film awarded for disability discrimination A teacher dismissed for showing an 18+ horror film to a class of 15-year-olds has been awarded £646,000 for disability discrimination by the Court of Appeal....

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GDPR WE’RE READY!

Just to let you know we have audited our data storage and processing policies, procedures and protocols against the requirements of GDPR and implemented new policies, procedures and protocols which are fully compliant with GDPR. What is GDPR compliance? These new...

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PBS HR Newsletter – May 2018

PBS HR Newsletter - May 2018 CIPD Launches Job Quality Measures The CIPD has launched what it says is the first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK.  Its new annual UK Working Lives survey looks at seven dimensions of job quality, measuring how important...

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PBS HR Newsletter – April 2018

PBS HR Newsletter – April 2018 Warning to employers over unpaid overtime A recent study commissioned by Totally Money found that UK employees work an average of over 10 hours overtime per week. However, around 6 in 10 of these workers will not be paid for working...

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PBS HR Newsletter – February 2018

Employers must act on sexual harassment  In a post-Weinstein era, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has begun to clamp down on sexual harassment at work.  It has written to the Chairs of the FTSE 100 companies and other leading employers demanding evidence that...

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PBS HR Newsletter – January 2018

General Data Protection Regulation A huge shake up to data protection laws, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is set to come into force on 25 May 2018.  This increases requirements on organisations relating to the processing of special...

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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...

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On 25th May 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Act (1998), it will change how you have to manage and process your employee data. Are you ready?

It has  been almost 20 years since the Data Protection Act (1998) (DPA) was used to implement the EU data protection directive. A great deal has happened over the last 20 years, and the way we now use and share data has changed almost beyond recognition. The existing...

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