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Out of sight, top of mind - Join us for Kirklees Business Week 2014

Posted on 29th August 2014

Out of sight, top of mind - Join us for Kirklees Business Week 2014

The aim of this event is to help employers and business owners get the best from a flexible workforce as the right to request flexible working is now available to all employees. We as HR specialists are joining Code Blue Communications to deliver an interactive seminar.

Pennine View - Summer 2014

Posted on 19th August 2014

Pennine View - Summer 2014

Here is our latest newsletter. The summer 2014 edition includes up to date information on the changes to flexible working regulations, how advertising can benefit small companies and we help debunk some of the most common Health and Safety myths.

Learn from the BBC’s mistake and avoid expensive unfair dismissal claims

Posted on 13th August 2014

Learn from the BBC’s mistake and avoid expensive unfair dismissal claims

An employment tribunal has ruled that the BBC unfairly dismissed its former Technology Chief, John Linwood, following the failure of the Digital Media Initiative project. The failure of the project was not in doubt, the corporation spent £98.4 million to end the use of video tape and was lambasted by the Commons Public Accounts Committee.

Employers’ efforts to reduce absence are paying off!

Posted on 1st August 2014

Employers’ efforts to reduce absence are paying off!

Surveys on absence rates conducted by XpertHR shows a steady decline in the number of days taken as sick leave by employees. Figures show a reduction of more than 2 days with the average median falling from 7.4 a year per employee in 2007, to 5.2 in 2013.

The Alex Lees Column

Posted on 25th April 2014

The Alex Lees Column

We are delighted to be sponsoring Yorkshire's Alex Lees again this year.

The Health and Safety Law Poster - What You Should Know

Posted on 26th March 2014

The Health and Safety Law Poster - What You Should Know

The Health and Safety Executive has produced a range of health and safety law products. Employers are required, by law, to either display the HSE-approved law poster or to provide each of their workers with the equivalent leaflet.