Employer fined £350,000 for workplace pension failures

Employers are being warned not to put their head in the sand after one business ended up with a £350,000 fine for failing to fully comply with its pension duties. The anonymous case study is included in the most recent quarterly compliance and enforcement bulletin from The Pension Regulator (TPR). Despite warnings from TPR, the… Continue reading Employer fined £350,000 for workplace pension failures

Government consult on flexible workers receiving compensation if shifts are cancelled

The government has opened a consultation on proposed new measures for flexible workers which will give them more rights as well as compensation if their shifts are cancelled at a short notice. This will advance the government’s Good Work Plan, “the largest upgrade to workers’ rights in a generation.” The Good Work Plan was announced… Continue reading Government consult on flexible workers receiving compensation if shifts are cancelled

UK employees are not receiving the right amount of holiday leave

Two million UK workers are not receiving their legal holiday entitlement. According to new research by TUC, it has been revealed that roughly two million UK employees are not getting their minimum legal holiday entitlement. In addition to this, it has been calculated that around one million workers in the UK are not receiving any… Continue reading UK employees are not receiving the right amount of holiday leave

Bank holiday warning: a rise in holiday requests before and sick leave after

The Friday before the August bank holiday (23rd August) is the most popular day for employees to book holiday leave, with absences possibly spiking after it as well. This data was collected by BrightHR, a HR software and e-day the web-based HR application for managing your staff holiday and absences. BrightHR found out that the… Continue reading Bank holiday warning: a rise in holiday requests before and sick leave after