The National Living Wage is projected to rise to £8.20 per hour next year, as per the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations – the highest minimum wage increase since 2006.  In the November 2017 Budget, the government confirmed that it will accept the latest recommendations regarding the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates. That includes a huge 4.4% increase for the NLW from April 2019, and standard rises for the NMW. Read the full story With a record clampdown on
18/10/2018
15/10/2018
Kim Staples

A year ago, Croner-i was acquired by Peninsula Group – and in just twelve months, the company has already gone from strength to strength.

12/10/2018
Kim Staples
 Millennial finance professionals are more likely to delegate work tasks to robots than their older counterparts, according to a new survey.Software company ABBYY commissioned the survey of 1,200 finance pros, and found that those aged
8/10/2018
Kim Staples
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed a new workplace right for bereaved parents.
4/10/2018
Helen MacNeill
Auditors have been using a ‘Bannerman’ paragraph for over 15 years, intended to manage the risk of inadvertently assuming a duty of care to third parties in relation to their audit reports. But with changi
1/10/2018
Jon Herbert
If you’re a health & safety pro, you probably have workplace safety and occupational health on your mind all year round. But every now and then, there are some special days and events to keep an eye out for. Here, expert
18/9/2018
Kim Staples
Employees are using their free time to do work more and more – especially their commute to and from the office, one study claims. In fact, some researchers say that dealing with emails on your co
5/9/2018
Kim Staples

2 - 8 September is Migraine Awareness Week, and this year the Migraine Trust has released a handbook of guidance on the subject for businesses.  

3/9/2018
Kim Staples

AI is a growing presence in our lives. From Alexa, to smart chatbots, to delivery drones, it’s all changing the way we go about our lives – and how we do our jobs.