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What does Lotus HR Know about HR software? Well, quite a bit..

  • Written by : Lorraine Foster
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Published
11 Jul
2016

At Lotus HR we are always interested in learning about “what’s new” and “what’s changing”, but I guess that’s our job, right?

We know all about the importance of managing people, keeping employee information up-to- date, to know who is where, when and why.

Some of our team took a day trip to the CIPD HR software show in Olympia and it’s only fair that we share some exciting and useful facts with you all. We know just how valuable HR software can be for managing your employees.

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HR, Employment Law and Brexit Speculations

  • Written by : Lorraine Foster
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Published
04 Jul
2016

It will no doubt be sometime before dust from the Referendum and its resulting ‘out’ vote settles.

One might argue that despite the months of campaigning, the implications for ‘out’ were not really understood by UK citizens. Many may also be unaware that the Referendum decision is not necessarily final, Government does have the power to override the People’s decision and stay, but with the applecart already upset it would take a strong Prime Minister to back track.

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National Living Wage – Don’t get caught short!

  • Written by : Lorraine Foster
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Published
04 Apr
2016

1st April 2016 saw the immediate introduction of the National Living Wage.

 

All workers aged 25 or over who are not in the first year of an apprenticeship, are legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour. The Government is committed to increasing the amount every year.

 

It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that they are paying their staff correctly.  It would be advisable for payroll departments to review current wages and confirm that all wages equate to the correct hourly rate for their age:

 

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