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2:41pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
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There is no doubt that CV fraud is on the increase; in a recent survey, one in five candidates admitted to lying on their CV and more than 50 per cent of employers said they had spotted material inaccuracies in CVs.
2:13pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
The changes, which come into force in April, mainly affect purchasers of second-hand commercial buildings and their entitlement to claim tax relief in the form of capital allowances on qualifying fixtures and fittings.
2:10pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
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The Government’s new pension reforms are gathering pace. At the start of this year, all employers which have 350 or more “workers” needed to have complied already. From the middle of next year employers with fewer than 30 workers will be caught by the new rules.
9:39am Tuesday 11th February 2014
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11:36am Tuesday 4th February 2014
According to figures from the Office of National Statistics only a third of private-sector workers are saving into a pension scheme and only 8.2 million UK workers were active members of occupational pension schemes in 2011, the lowest number since the 1950s.
11:22am Tuesday 4th February 2014
So you’ve heard people talking about Google+ but you’re not sure exactly what it is? Is it just Google? Don’t worry – you’re with the vast majority of small businesses who are just starting to look into Google+ to see what it’s all about and how it can be used for their business.
11:53am Tuesday 4th February 2014
9:34am Tuesday 28th January 2014
The 2014 Budget is still two months away but partnership and Limited Liability Partnership (“LLP”) businesses with and without corporate partners or members should spend time absorbing the impact of the proposed new rules for the taxation of partners’ income to be set out in the 2014 Finance Bill.
9:33am Tuesday 21st January 2014
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Most employers will need to recruit a new member of staff at some stage, either because an employee has left and they need to be replaced, or because they are expanding. Finding the right person can be tricky but employers need to follow a fair selection procedure to reduce the risk of allegations of discrimination.
10:46am Tuesday 14th January 2014
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11:37am Tuesday 3rd December 2013
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9:51am Tuesday 5th November 2013
Most employers will need to recruit a new member of staff at some stage, either because an employee has left and they need to be replaced, or because they are expanding. Finding the right person can be tricky, but employers need to follow a fair selection procedure to reduce the risk of allegations of discrimination.
11:57am Tuesday 1st October 2013
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11:45am Tuesday 1st October 2013
So you're standing in a hotel with dozens of other business people racking your brain for something to say to get started. Sound familiar? Not many people find networking easy, and talking about your business in those situations can be terrifying. But it doesn't have to be. Preparing your “elevator pitch” well can make a huge difference for both face-to-face and social networking, but your pitch must be clear.
11:32am Tuesday 3rd September 2013
York business has a strong track record of giving back to the community, and now a new generation of entrepreneurs is taking Joseph Rowntree's philosophy of philanthropy, and creating strong and successful businesses founded on the concept of “giving something back”.
11:31am Tuesday 3rd September 2013
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12:09pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013
Summer’s finally here, and the streets of York are starting to buzz with visitors and residents alike, soon to be joined by the many thousands of families from all over the UK taking advantage of the visitor attractions, events and festivals that are happening in the city over the summer to keep the family entertained through the school holidays.
11:54am Tuesday 4th June 2013
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Most employers will be aware that it is a legal requirement to give all employees a written statement of particulars of employment, but also having a staff handbook gives you an opportunity to set out in detail what you expect from your staff.
11:31am Tuesday 14th May 2013
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10:03am Tuesday 9th April 2013
So – spring is here. Hard to believe, I know, with footage in recent weeks of ten-foot snow drifts and reports of the coldest March on record since 1975, but it’s great to see that the tourism industry hasn’t let a few snowflakes prevent a “full steam ahead” march into exciting programmes of spring and summer events.
12:39pm Tuesday 5th March 2013
The Business School team was out in force at Venturefest last week (with the exception of me, due to illness). I hear it was another fantastic celebration of science, technology and creative enterprise, and I was sorry to miss it.
12:35pm Tuesday 5th March 2013
The use of social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and blogs is growing every day and, with many people accessing social media at work, it is hardly surprising that Facebook has been described as an “HR accident waiting to happen”.
10:37am Tuesday 5th February 2013
10:14am Tuesday 5th February 2013
I always read the Times Higher Education with great interest and was particularly drawn to a recent report on its investigation into UK universities increasingly pushing for academic staff to hold PhDs.
11:06am Tuesday 8th January 2013
10:49am Tuesday 4th December 2012
10:48am Tuesday 4th December 2012
Some employers are reluctant to address problems with employees and put up with unacceptable conduct or substandard performance, sometimes for many years, until the employee resigns and solves the problem by default.
11:01am Tuesday 6th November 2012
November is shaping up to be a memorable month for the city. Not only did the York 800 celebrations continue in style with three major bonfire and fireworks events this year, but we’ll be welcoming some high-profile guests to our graduation ceremonies at York St John and York Business Week returns for its third year on November 12 with a fantastic programme of events for businesses large and small.
9:52am Tuesday 6th November 2012
Last month, Gill Wilkinson explained when the the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) apply. Gill highlights a few mistakes for employers to avoid in a TUPE situation
10:18am Tuesday 2nd October 2012
Despite recent calls to end the ‘everyone’s a winner’ culture in academia, this month I find myself embracing it – or at the very least wishing I could apply the ‘gold, silver and bronze’ mentality we have all become so familiar with this summer.