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  • 26 Nov 2011
    A compromise agreement is a formal document designed to facilitate a 'no fault' ending of employment, usually when there isn't a fair reason for the employer to dismiss the employee. In an attempt to encourage recruitment within the private sector the government is considering a range of reforms, including to the way compromise agreements work. Click on the red title above to find out more about the proposed changes.

  • 25 Nov 2011
    In an attempt to encourage recruitment within the private sector the government is considering a range of reforms, including to the employment tribunal system. This week minister Vince Cable provided some detail for changes proposed for April 2012. Click on the red title above to read more about what the changes will mean in practice.

  • 27 Oct 2011
    myhrdept.co.uk supports small employers nationally, but our efforts in the local area haven't gone un-noticed. We believe we're one of the best value most comprehensive HR resources available and this is reflected on the press coverage..... read the full story by clicking on the red title above....

  • 27 Oct 2011
    In common with other types of litigation, employment litigation in the UK is rising, with 44% increase in tribunal applications registered over the last 2 years. But as small/medium employers, how do we assess our HR risks, and are we really a statistic waiting to happen?

  • 4 Oct 2011
    The Government announced today that from 6 April 2012 new employees will need 2 years’ service before they can bring an unfair dismissal claim. Currently an employee is eligible to bring a complaint to an employment tribunal after 1 years’ service. From April 2013 the Government also intends to introduce a fee, typically £150 - £250, for employees......click on the red title above for more....