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  • 10 Common Interview Questions

    Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 by Alisha Lord2 comments

    10 Common Interview Questions Have you got an interview coming up and need help to prepare? If you have an upcoming interview and need to prepare, read through these 10 common interview questions to give the best answers to stand out. 1. What are your key strengths? Interviewers are expecting you to identify your main strengths that will be relevant to the role you have applied for. This may ...

  • Shared Parental Leave & Shared Parental Pay - HR Insights (hot topic)

    Posted on Saturday, June 8, 2019 by Kristina LusheyNo comments

    Even if your organisation has not yet had to handle a shared parental leave request, you should still have a process in place and understand the right. The aim of shared parental leave is to give parents more flexibility over how they share childcare between them during the first year of their child's life. They can take it in turns to have periods of leave to care for the child, and/or take ...

  • Annual Leave & Holiday Pay - HR Insights (Hot topic)

    Posted on Saturday, June 8, 2019 by Kristina LusheyNo comments

    The right to paid annual leave is set out in the Working Time Regulations, which derive from EU law. The Regulations came into force in 1998, resulting in an extra 96 million days a year of paid holiday (according to a TUC estimate). The four weeks’ minimum leave under EU law was boosted by the introduction of a further period of 1.6 weeks' domestic annual leave in 2007 - meaning that workers are ...

  • Social Media Misconduct - HR Insights

    Posted on Saturday, June 8, 2019 by Kristina LusheyNo comments

    Atherton v Bensons Vending Ltd ET/2411749/2018 unfair dismissal | breach of contract | social media misconduct In Atherton v Bensons Vending Ltd , an employment tribunal held that a small employer fairly dismissed an employee who made a personal attack on the managing director on Facebook. However, the claimant's wrongful dismissal was upheld because the employer could not show that his behaviour ...

  • A Client Journey – Kiddylicious

    Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by AdminNo comments

    Our relationship with Babylicious/Kiddylicious reaches back to 2002 when Sally Preston, the Founder started her new baby food business. In the early years, Nova’s support was as much moral as practical but not without success. In 2004, Babylicious won the HSBC Start Up Awards. The coming years were exciting and challenging, as new contracts were won with all the major UK retailers. The team was ...

  • Stress in the workplace - We are experts in Employee Relations

    Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by AdminNo comments

    Forty million people in the European Union report that they have suffered from stress. Stress in the workplace in the UK and days lost to stress has established itself as one of the key issues for employers and their advisers with a number of high-profile cases in recent years. Stress is the single biggest cause of sickness in the UK. The Labour Force Survey revealed that in 2014/2015 stress ...