Zero Hours Contracts – Recent News

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Zero hours, but still a contract

Zero hours contracts have been around for many years, and have been a source of controversy for just as long. What are they, what are the controversies, and how are they changing? What Are They? Zero hours contracts are based on flexibility. They establish a contract of employment between the company and the worker, guaranteeing […]

Do You Need Document Storage?

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Good luck finding the right paperwork!

Running a business generates a lot of paperwork. Just on the human resources side almost every action creates a paper trail. Even for a small company, the space taken by these records soon grows vast, so could digital storage be the answer? The Never-ending Paperwork Mountain Paperwork starts to build up even before you give […]

Do You Have Complicated Rules Within Your Organisation?

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Most people think of annual leave as a simple thing: book it, take it, done. For managers though it can be a minefield. Staffing levels and core tasks need to be balanced against the needs and rights of individual employees. Very quickly the rules your organisation needs to manage annual leave can become complicated. So […]

Tax has Gone Digital – Should Annual Leave?

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April 2019 saw the introduction in the UK of Making Tax Digital (MTD), a new regime for business taxes. Under the new arrangements, certain types of corporate tax will need to be filed electronically every quarter, with records kept using software that meets the taxman’s standards. The introduction of MTD has been much delayed and […]

How Flexible is your company? Your Employees need it.

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Most organisations these days pride themselves on being “agile”, responding to customer needs as and when they arise. Flexibility is now seen as a core business principle. It’s not just with your clients that flexibility pays off though, your employees need it too. In one study, 96% of employees reported wanting more flexibility in the […]