The labour and skills shortages across the UK and within hospitality are well documented, but even if you don’t know your cruet from your Creuset, opportunities may be opening up.
Almost one in six employers found to have paid staff less than the minimum wage did so because they did not pay the correct rate to apprentices, a major study has revealed. The research, published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), shows that a significant number of businesses are still falling foul of minimum wage…
The deadline to apply for the apprenticeship incentive payment is just weeks away, employers have been warned. Businesses who hired an apprentice with an employment start date from 01 April to 30 September need to apply by 30 November 2021. For those with an employment start date from 01 October 2021 to 31 January 2022,…
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) will increase across all age groups from next year, the Chancellor has announced. If you are an employer, here’s what you need to know. What’s changing?
Today, 30 September 2021, is the last day self-employed workers can apply for the fifth and final Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant.
The number of people returning to work from furlough has reached its highest level since the start of the pandemic in March, the latest figures have revealed.
HM Revenue & Customs are focusing more of their resources on checking that businesses are meeting their compliance obligations.
Food manufacturers in desperate need of workers are pleading for the UK Government to enable the companies to use prisoners to solve the staff shortage disaster – a fault of Brexit and COVID-19.
As many employees began working from home during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, they used less paid childcare, as many before school clubs and nurseries were closed. Therefore, employees who use the childcare voucher scheme will most likely have unspent vouchers in their related accounts if they did not reduce their contributions – which…
Ride-hailing giant Uber must pay its workforce at least the legal minimum wage and holiday pay after a Supreme Court ruled that its drivers are “not self-employed”.