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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 »

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


10 minutes with…Jo Michael, Group HR Director, Sandown Mercedes Benz

Find out how former cruise ship bartender, Jo Michael, became Group Human Resources Director, responsible for the wellbeing of over 450 employees across 10 sites. What were you doing before… Read more »


 10th March 2020      Michelle Taylor


The importance of offering apprenticeships in business

It is no surprise that businesses are paying attention to the benefits of hiring apprentices with televised campaigns and National Apprenticeship Week highlighting the benefits this type of talent brings… Read more »


 6th February 2020      Peter Knibbs


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


Curb weight gain at work

January is typically the time of year when, full of guilt and mince pies from overindulging during the festive period, a lot of us decide to diet. Research last year… Read more »


 13th January 2020      Lisa Orchard


Time for a digital detox?

What did you do over the festive break? Did you take long walks in the fresh air to work off those extra calories? Were you huddled around board games together,… Read more »


 21st January 2020      Private: Bond Williams


9 New Year resolutions for office workers

As the clocks chimed midnight and you linked arms to sing Auld Langs Syne, many of you would have made some New Year’s resolutions – pledges to do more exercise,… Read more »


 6th January 2020      Suzanne Sherriff MIRP


Employment Tribunal Claims – settle or fight?

How many calls and texts have you had about a potential claim for PPI or an ‘accident’ you have had in the last three years? We all know that we… Read more »


 16th January 2020      Private: Bond Williams


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