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Month: February 2015

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Successful businesses engage effectively with employees

Research from Hay Group has revealed strong evidence of a link between the performance of a business and the level at which it engages with employees. The report states that by keeping employees engaged, an organisation’s bottom line is improved, and by doing so; it also serves as better preparation for future challenges. It reveals … Continued

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Employment Appeal Tribunal rules compulsory

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled overtime needs to be accounted for when payroll departments are calculating employee holiday pay. Despite the full impact of the decision still being unclear, a poll by Sage UK reported two-thirds of businesses disagree with the ruling and 10% of businesses will look at restricting employee overtime in … Continued

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Skills shortages may hamper economic growth

Half of UK businesses have said they are looking at employing extra staff during 2015 in line with the continuing economic recovery, yet skills shortages could stop them filling those jobs. A joint survey of 323 companies by Accenture and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said there would be job creation across the country, … Continued

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