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Worrying statistics for the retirement gap
16 Jun 2017
A significant minority of people are heading for a retirement which is going to be very tricky to fund: they have neither a private nor a workplace pension.
Holiday pay - a luxury or a right?
29 May 2017
Recent media coverage around less than best practice arrangements by some employers in terms of pay and holiday has highlighted a controversial area. According to research by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) and law firm Lewis Silkin, most people unsurprisingly view holiday pay as most definitely a right – with 91% of respondents in favour of holiday pay laws as a necessary area of employment law
What do The Kinks and HMRC have in common?
17 May 2017
As long ago as 1986, one of the songs on The Kinks' “The Road” album was Think Visual. Ray Davies implored us to “Think digital, synthesise, computerise, think visual”.
Mental health in the workplace - everyone's problem
16 May 2017
The subject of mental health received a huge boost last month with Princes Harry and William sparking widespread news coverage of their own admissions of mental health struggles. A recent survey conducted by Comres for BBC Radio 5 live revealed that 49% of the 1,104 British adults questioned about their attitudes towards mental health would not be comfortable speaking up at work about these problems.