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Human Resources is a field that is continuously evolving with new laws and legislation being introduced and updated on a regular basis. Here you will find links to useful and up to date articles for both employers and employees alike.

Minimum Wage Rates Rise, But Bills Go Up Too

Monday 1st April 2019
Kevin Peachey, Personal Finance Reporter, BBC News

Two million UK workers on minimum wages are now receiving a pay rise - but a string of household bills have also increased. Workers aged 25 and over on the National Living Wage will receive £8.21 an hour from Monday, up from £7.83 - a 4.9% rise. Pay rises…

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What Does The Spring Statement 2019 Mean For HR?

Wednesday 13th March 2019
Aphrodite Papadatou

Philip Hammond used his Spring Statement to plead with MPs to back a Brexit deal and lift the "cloud of uncertainty" hanging over the economy. But what does it mean for employers and HR? It came as the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)…

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How will Brexit Change The Game For Human Resources?

Wednesday 13th February 2019
Chris Kerridge, Employee Engagement Expert, MHR

In the aftermath of an untidy referendum, Britain's decision to exit the European Union has been filled with continued uncertainty about how Brexit will change the HR game Chris Kerridge discusses with Open Access Government how after a great deal…

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The 10 most important employment law cases in 2018

Tuesday 15th January 2019
XpertHR on 11 Jan 2019

As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what were the 10 most important judgements in 2018 that every employer should know about? The most important cases in 2018 involved: violence after a workplace Christmas party; employer liability for ex-employees' data breaches; the status of…

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How will the Autumn Budget 2018 impact pay and benefits?

Tuesday 30th October 2018
Scott, K. (2018) Employee Benefits

Chancellor Philip Hammond (pictured) delivered the Autumn Budget speech to the House of Commons on Monday 29 October 2018. Below is a summary of the key announcements that could impact employers' pay and benefits strategies: From April 2019, the tax-free personal allowance will increase from £11,850 to £12,500, while the…

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