May 2019 – FAQs

Dealing with an employee's grievance promptly and fairly is vital for employers aiming to reduce the risk of employment tribunal claims. However, things can sometimes get complicated.  In this month’s FAQs we look at the often tricky business of handling employee...

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PBS HR Newsletter – May 2019

HR Newsletter - May 2019 How can employers support their staff during the month of Ramadan? As we enter the month of Ramadan, it can be difficult for Muslim staff to manage their religious commitments and cope with a month of fasting. So, what can employers do to...

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April 2019 FAQs

The recruitment, selection and appointment of new staff can be a tricky business - with a plethora of legislation to be aware of, including laws relating to discrimination, the right to work in the UK, criminal records checks, contracts of employment and data...

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PBS HR Newsletter – April 2019

Research reveals UK workers’ top communication blunders In a new study, UK workers’ reveal what they consider to be their top communication frustrations and preferences at work, as well as admitting to some of their biggest workplace communication blunders. click here...

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March 2019 FAQ’s

This April there are a number of legal changes relating to pay, including new requirements relating to the provision of pay slips, as well as changes to statutory rates, such as the National Minimum Wage, which employers need to be aware of. Therefore, in this month’s...

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PBS HR Newsletter – March 2019

Merseyside football clubs lead the way in tackling low pay in sport In the UK there are over 6 million people paid below a real ‘living wage’ – which effectively means that they are working but living in poverty. click here to read more… Former local government worker...

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PBS HR Newsletter – February 2019

Travelodge announces recruitment plans to target out of work parents The hotel chain, Travelodge, has announced a five-step plan aimed at encouraging out of work parents to apply for vacant posts. This recruitment drive comes in light of a joint survey conducted in...

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January 2019 FAQ’s

  In this month's FAQ's we look at Employee Engagement, Working in a Cold Environment, Managing Employee Absence, Managing In-work Poverty and Legal Update   Employee Engagement A recent survey by Deloitte found that 27%...

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