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  • 16 Jul 2012
    Many employers will welcome the introduction of fees to be paid by those who wish to pursue an employment tribunal claim. The fees (to be introduced summer 2013) were billed as a mechanism to dissuade nonsense claims and encourage mediation....click on the red title above for more....

  • 20 Jun 2012
    Resrearchers posing as older or younger workers with otherwise similar CVs applied for 1200 jobs in pubs and bars and as personal assistants. Those purporting to be 25 got 125% more positive responses for bar jobs and 45% more positive responses when applying to be a PA. Click on the red title above for more.

  • 12 Jun 2012
    Venture capitalist Adrian Beecroft’s report commissioned by the government suggests that small businesses should be excluded from unfair dismissal laws altogether, and all businesses should benefit from compensated dismissals where the employer could sack employees at will in exchange for a payment. But the concept of the compensated dismissal already looks like a thing of the past with 'settlement agreements' being the current focus of Business Secretary Vince Cable.... click on the red title above for more....

  • 12 Jun 2012
    The majority of employers don’t check a new recruit’s past – and a wrong decision at the recruitment stage can mean months of anguish and legal costs and can damage the business, morale and reputation. myhrdept have come up with a cost effective solution.....click on the red title above for more.

  • 12 Jun 2012
    We’ve been providing HR outsourced support for 10 years now, and we’re very pleased to announce our partnership with the Royal Society of Medicine. Our staff replaced their previous in-house HR department under an exclusive 5-year contract. Whether our clients want us to be there on the end of a phone, or on-site with them (as we are with RSM), our services stand apart on cost effectiveness and quality. To read the press release.....please click on the red title above for more