Employment News


Understanding tax consequences of rewarding staff

 26th March 2020      Louise Woodward (Chartered MCIPD)

Employees are your most valuable asset and it is important that they feel appreciated for all they do. However, celebratory gifts and parties to employees can have tax consequences, and… Read more »

Corona Virus Update – Impact on Recruitment and Bond Williams

As the Government reveals that the UK is on an upward curve in the Corona Virus outbreak and continuously advises measures on how to restrict the spread of the disease,… Read more »

 18th March 2020      Robert Bond FIRP

Science fiction is becoming science fact

Science has never enjoyed the spotlight more than at the start of 2020, with the coronavirus – and the race for a vaccine – making front-page news with frightening frequency…. Read more »

 6th March 2020      Peter Knibbs

Your call centre career is calling

If you’re stuck in a rut and need to move your work life to a new level, National Careers Week is a good time to focus the mind. Running between… Read more »

 3rd March 2020      Hannah Hashtroudi

Supporting returning mothers in the workplace

With Mother’s Day having just passed, we’re highlighting how businesses can support mothers returning to the workplace. According to a recent survey by HR training providers DPG, an overwhelming 9… Read more »

 24th March 2020      Claire Bond

Leap Year: pay up or opt out?

In case you didn’t know, 2020 is a leap year and that means there are 29 days in February instead of the usual 28. The bonus 24 hours we gain… Read more »

 28th February 2020      Private: Bond Williams

All you need to know about a career break

Career break, sabbatical, workplace hiatus – they all mean a substantial period of time away from the workplace, usually without pay. In this blog, we discuss the pros and cons… Read more »

 13th February 2020      Suzanne Sherriff MIRP

Under pressure NOT to feel under the weather

It’s that time of year again when employees are most likely to pull a fake ‘sickie’, but following ONS reports that show a decline in sick days over the past… Read more »

 3rd February 2020      Private: Bond Williams

Ethical Veganism: A protected belief

As we come to the end of Veganuary, the newest member of Frettens’ specialist employment team, Chris Dobbs, looks at the recent ruling, in which the Norwich tribunal has decided… Read more »

 30th January 2020      Private: Bond Williams

The 6 Cs of impactful conversation

More than 30 HR professionals from across Dorset and Hampshire joined us yesterday at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth to hear how they can develop a more focused, calm and… Read more »

 15th January 2020      Private: Bond Williams

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