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Redundancy Pay – increased weekly pay limit

Employers considering redundancies in the near future where the termination date will be 1 February or later should take account of the increased weekly pay limit in their cost projections. The ... more


SMEs ill-equipped to deal with HR requirements

A report launched today by John O’Keefe, Commercial Director at Viking, shows that more than two-thirds of small businesses in the West Midlands believe they are not properly equipped to ... more


Extended Flexible Working Rights

Government proposals announced yesterday by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, are aimed at allowing fathers to play a greater role in raising their child, helping mothers to return to work at a ... more


National Minimum Wage Rates Update

Today sees the national minimum wage rise by 11p to £6.19, however the rate for those aged under 21 remains unchanged. There are different levels of NMW, depending on your age and whether you ... more


Auto-Enrolment – Are you ready?

Today sees the commencement of the pensions revolution which aims to compel employees to start saving for their retirement.  Companies employing more than 120,000 workers must place eligible ... more


ACAS Guidance for ‘tellers of bad news’

With the number of employers who are having to face the prospect of making staff redundant, the strain that this places on the ‘tellers’ has been recognised by ACAS. The ... more


Best Feet Forward

Eagle HR along with their sister company Harrison Clark entered 2 teams for a gruelling 52 mile walk in 24 hours along the famous Ridgeway in aid of SENSE, the national charity for deafblind ... more