Navigator News – Pay Problems

Setting pay is not easy, especially if you are a small organisation with limited resources or if you have years of negotiations and ad hoc salary placing to disentangle. Many organisations now set pay levels by assessing the value of roles internally (using a job...

HR Issues – You’re Fired/Hired

You’re fired/hired! The new season of the Apprentice is well under way on BBC1.  It is compelling viewing whether you agree with the recruitment and exit strategies on display or not. For anyone who is not familiar with the format of the programme: a huge number of...

Ask the Expert – Public Holidays

My employees are saying they are entitled to the public holidays coming up, including the Diamond Jubilee day on 5 June 2012, and won’t be working those days. Is this correct? The straightforward answer to this is to look in the contract of employment. Contrary to...