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Appointment of the Small Business Commissioner
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It is official! As promised the government has followed through and appointed the Small Business Commissioner. Greg Clark, the Secretary of State for Business, announced the appointment on 2 October...
Kate Saunders
Jordans
Posted on: 6th October 2017
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National Living Wage - Could You Be Underpaying Your Workers?
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You may be aware of recent high profile cases involving retailers such as John Lewis, Argos and Tesco in which the payment of the national living wage (NLW) has been questioned. The national living...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 3rd October 2017
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Protecting Your Business With Information Security Training
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The advent of the internet has dramatically increased the amount of information and data that businesses are handling. Many enterprises now find themselves dealing with large databases stored on...
Ben Hancock
Ben Hancock
Yellow Room Learning
Posted on: 27th September 2017
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Redundancy and the Dismissal of Pregnant Workers - What Are the Rules?
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Employees on maternity leave benefit from special protections when it comes to redundancy. A recent Spanish case highlights how the UK protections operate and raises the possibility of future change...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 26th September 2017
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