Back issues can cause pain for people AND businesses

Back pain is on the rise and it’s not because we’re overexerting ourselves. Quite the opposite actually; excessive sitting is becoming pandemic and we shouldn’t be burying our heads in the sand about what it is probably doing to us. According to the NHS, sitting for long peri ...
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UK workers are missing out on legal holiday entitlement

A new report from the TUC (Trades Union Congress) has revealed that 2.2 million UK employees are losing out on their legal holiday entitlement, which equates to £3bn of paid leave per year. UK law states that full time workers must receive a minimum of 28 days of paid leave p ...
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Bacs Approved Exploits Ensure Extraordinary Payroll Success

If you’re looking to outsource your payroll make sure the outsourced payroll supplier has Bacs Approved status. FMP Global has yet again received approved bureau status following its recent triennial inspection,  with Excellent ratings in four of the five categories. Over hal ...
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Inequality Crisis Leaves Tesco Heading For Disaster

Big trouble for the supermarket giant as inequality claim potentially creates £4bn black hole in finances. A legal challenge by a thousand female Tesco employees, reported in City A.M., sees the supermarket chain accused of potentially underpaying distribution staff by as muc ...
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Generalist perspective to outsourcing payroll always fails

When two Oxfordshire councils signed up to an outsourcing deal, outsourcing payroll alongside other key services,  they must have thought all their birthdays had come at once. But down the line the £18m ‘savings’ have been obliterated, with mistakes in payroll par ...
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Facebook escape a €20million fine by the skin of their teeth

When GDPR came into play on 25th May 2018, so did enormous fines for breaching its rules. The maximum fine of 20 million euros is reserved for the most severe of breaches, whereby companies flagrantly disregard the regulation – something that Facebook have done alongsid ...
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Top Tips for Managing Millennial Managers

The millennials joining your workforce now are employees born between 1980 and 2000, or 1981 and 1999, depending on the source. Unlike the Gen-Xers and the Baby Boomers, Millennials have developed work characteristics and tendencies from doting parents, structured lives, and ...
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Malvertising the critical new data security issue for SMEs

Spoofing, Vishing and Phishing are probably well-known terms for organisations knowledgeable in data security but a new threat of Malvertising has recently been identified by HMRC HMRC’s July Agent Update warns about the new risk from Malvertising and exploiting security vuln ...
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HMRC to be first big GDPR casualty?

I couldn’t believe it when I read the BBC article about the HMRC and 5.1 million audio signatures that may have been collected without consent, with the potential for HMRC to be the first big GDPR casualty. HMRC is being investigated by the information Commissioners office af ...
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Massive Charity Failure With Ethnic Diversity

Charities could be set for criticism yet again after a Third Sector Leadership 2,000 report highlighted a massive lack of ethnic diversity at leadership level. White males dominated leadership positions and over 75% of positions were filled by men. Disparity between gender wa ...
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