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Employment

For a ha’porth of tar the ship was lost or penny wise pound foolish

How many of you recruit someone for £30,000 - £50,000 or more. You go through first and second interviews, maybe you pay a recruitment agent.  You have proper “on boarding” processes as they are now called. But then what do you rely upon?

Employment

When Signed Agreements Fail

A recent finding of an Employment Tribunal has added fuel to the call for greater clarity concerning the definition of a “worker”. This case O’Eachtiarna and others v CitySprint (UK) involved five cycle couriers who were engaged by CitySprint. The couriers claimed they were entitled to holiday pay as they were “workers” for the company a point that was contested by the respondent.

Employment

Supermarket Sweep – ASDA Introduce New Employment Contracts

1000 staff are holding out against the Walmart owned supermarkets new terms. We look at the details and lessons we can learn from such a process.

Employment

Fixed Term Contracts – Own Goal or Winner?

Unusually for the Premier League Rafa Benitez, Newcastle United’s beloved manager, found himself coming towards the end of his three-year contract but without a firm offer that would entice him to stay.

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