Articles and Technical

Information on employee benefits related developments

Business apps

There’s an App for that

Can an App help you run your business? When you think of a growing business and technology, one generally cannot survive without the other. Whilst tech isn’t always 100% reliable,…

Gender pay gap

Gender pay gap: an update

There has been much controversy surrounding the topic of the gender pay gap. Many stories have been released recently surrounding this topic. Recent stories include the BBC releasing information about their…

gig economy

The GIG economy – are GIG workers right for your business?

Firstly, what is it? With so many new terms and phrases banded about, you could be forgiven for not even knowing what a gig worker is. In simple terms, a…

PACT charity team

PACT: Where family comes first

PACT (Parents And Children Together) is a charity organisation that every year helps hundreds of families across London and the south of England. It provides outstanding adoption and therapeutic support,…

Compliance

Getting to grips with payment card industry compliance

Between October 2015 and September 2016 there were over 100 million payment cards in circulation, 97 million of these have contactless capabilities.[1] With these kinds of numbers involved, if you…

Could 3D printing change your business?

Could 3D printing change your business? 3D printing refers to the process used to create a three-dimensional object by adding layers on top of one another. Unlike traditional manufacturing processes,…

Dependent Contractors & Employee Benefits

Last month the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices* was published with an associated fanfare of national media coverage.  It is expected that the outcomes of this document will help shape working practices in the UK for some…

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The 2017 Minimum Income Standard

By now most UK employers will be fully conversant with the requirements of both the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW).  Both of these measures are imposed by legislation, and…

employee health and wellbeing, protection

Your guide to employers liability insurance: who, what, when, where and why.

Who is employers’ liability insurance for and do I need to get it? It is there to protect you and the business and the short answer is yes you do…

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Safety incentive programmes in the workplace

As safety procedures are becoming paramount in the workplace, implementing a safety incentive programme can be an effective way to achieve higher safety standards. An incentive programme recognises workers for…