What is GDPR

What is GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will Begin On 25 May 2018 in the UK. ‘any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in...
Employment Tribunal Fees Regime is Unlawful

Employment Tribunal Fees Regime is Unlawful

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that Employment Tribunal fees regime is unlawful. If you’re a fair employer and have adequate HR and employment procedures in place, then you will have little to worry about. I’ve read lots of scare blogs and stories over the last...
20 Criteria That Should be on Any Employment Contract

20 Criteria That Should be on Any Employment Contract

A contract is more than just a document both you and your employee sign to memorialise your employment agreement. And, while there are bare minimums the law requires in any contract, you should never follow those minimums as guidance for your own program. Moreover, a...

Shared Parental Leave – Impact to SMEs

Plans to implement shared parental leave from April 2015 were approved by the Government today. Clients of The HR Booth were aware this change was coming, but now it’s confirmed, what impact will this have on SMEs and other employers in the UK? Here’s the...

5 Legislative Changes Affecting HR in the UK in 2013

Businesses are now required to submit real-time PAYE info to HM Revenue & Customs Complying with legislation is an integral part of running a successful business. As a business owner, it is up to you to make sure that your human resources department are up to date...

How to conduct a fair disciplinary hearing

As your business and team grows it’s likely that from time to time you may experience some unforeseen challenges with your employees that you will have to deal with. We recognise that it’s important to the smooth running of your business to be able to nip these things...