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Need to Know Guide: The Apprenticeship Levy

If you are an employer operating in the UK, and have (or expect to have) an annual pay bill in excess of £2.8 million, then you need to be thinking seriously about the apprenticeship levy and its implications for your business.  It is now clear...

Aunty looks at the top five matters to consider when deciding to offer work placements or internships.

Dear Auntie, We are receiving an increasing number of requests from graduates who are offering to work for free in exchange for work experience.  This is quite tempting given that it means we can have more hands on deck without increasing our head...

Getting in shape for the 2012 Olympic Games

Dear Auntie, I have already received some holiday requests in relation to the 2012 Olympic Games, even though they are over a year away. Is it too early to start thinking about the Olympics already? Miss Onya Marks Dear Onya, Any employer could be...

New Year, New Problems

New year, new problems.. 2010 saw key developments in case law which Ozlem Kulle and Helen Besch outline in their articles. This article highlights key cases that are likely to be decided in 2011. Age discrimination The ECJ is considering in the German...

Top Tips for Team Moves - The Poacher's Perspective

The recent case of Tullett Prebon plc v BGC Brokers LP has highlighted once again the dangers of getting a team move wrong. Both BGC and the team looking to move to BGC came under heavy criticism from the court which held that they had shown a blatant...

Avoiding a mess from the recruitment process

Dear Auntie My company has landed a large contract and I am now looking to recruit 50 new employees over the next few months.  I have never managed a large scale recruitment process before so I would like some best practice tips. Any help...