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Affiliation with HSCS Scotland Ltd

  We are delighted to announce our affiliation with HSCS Scotland Ltd, a long established and reputable company who provide cost effective health and safety advice and solutions.   Please see attached a link to their website to check out all their services.  If you wish to find out ...

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National Living Wage update

New draft regulations have been laid before Parliament and will come into effect on 1 April 2016. The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016 makes provision for the National Living Wage to be calculated by adding together the living wage premium and the main national minimum wage (NMW) rate. The ...

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Proposals on strike laws

Plans to raise the bar for strike action divert attention from building better, more engaged workforces The Government’s proposals on strike laws are an outdated response to industrial relations issues currently facing UK employers and could prove counter-productive, according to the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development. ...

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Early indications of success for ACAS’ EC Scheme

Under changes in the law implemented in 2014, anyone wishing to make an Employment Tribunal claim must first notify ACAS.  ACAS will then endeavour to use its free Early Conciliation(EC) service to try and resolve the dispute without parties progressing with legal action. In the first year of the scheme ...

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From NMW to NLW, what should Employers pay?

From October 2015 the National Minimum Wage Rates will increase to:   Rate for Workers aged 21 and over: £6.70 per hour from 1/10/15 (an increase of 20p)   Development Rate for Workers aged 18-20 inclusive: £5.30 per hour from 1/10/15 (an increase of 17p)   Rate for 16 and ...

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HR Workshops May 2015 – June 2015

Business Gateway Alloa are providing 2 FREE half day (09:30 till 12:30) HR Workshops at Gean House, Alloa.  These courses will be facilitated by our Pam McLeod and are an excellent opportunity to receive free training for either yourself or your staff. Coaching Skills Wednesday 20th May 2015  Identify ...

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Increase in Statutory Limits Announced

In response to movements in the Retail Prices Index changes the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2015 will come into effect from 6th April 2015 and will increase certain awards of Employment Tribunals, and other amounts payable under employment legislation.  The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal will increase ...

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HR Hospitality Workshop

Pam McLeod will be running another FREE Business Gateway Workshop at Gean House, Alloa on Tuesday 3rd March, 9.30-1pm   This HR Hospitality Workshop will be covering: - Types of contract - Advertisements and Recruitment - Current/Future Legislation - Training - Managing Performance   If you would would like to ...

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Forth Valley HR Masterclass

Our very own Pam McLeod is taking part in a Forth Valley collaboration of Business Gateway experts, providing an overview of the fully funded HR support available through Forth Valley Business Gateway.  You will also find out about: - How to effectively communicate with and manage your employees - How ...

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