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July 8, 2019

“I am very excited for BCSA to be a part of the Community family…”

Members of the Blue Chip Staff Association (BCSA) have transferred into Community. The transfer was confirmed this week by the Certification Officer, the government’...

November 26, 2018

For employees, payday isn’t just another day. And for employers?

It means making sure their staff have their payslips either before or on the day they get paid.

It doesn’t matter how their staff get their payslips: they can be hand-d...

September 13, 2018

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced the new increased rates of National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage. The increases will affect 2.4 million workers.

From April 2019, minimum pay rates will increase as follows:

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August 30, 2018

There’s been a court ruling regarding national minimum wage (NMW) that could have a huge impact on the care industry. The Court of Appeal (CA) overturned a previous ruling that workers who carry out sleep-in shifts aren’t entitled...

June 18, 2018

As employees scramble to book their holidays in the sun, the summer months can be a headache for employers.

On the one hand, employers want staff to take a break and enjoy themselves. But on the other, they don’t want to end up with...

April 17, 2018

PG Mutual, the not-for-profit, friendly society that we are partnered with to offer our members Income Protection Plus at a special rate, have just released three new (and currently free!) enhancements!

These new enhancements encomp...

March 14, 2018

4th March 2018

Late in 2017, the government published a list of 260 companies that failed to pay the minimum wage.

Together, these companies owed 16,000 workers a combined £1.7 million. Not only did the companies have to pay up, but...

July 27, 2017

In a humiliating reverse to its justice policies this morning, the government announced the abolition of employment tribunal fees after the Supreme Court ruled them unlawful.

The surprise ruling by seven justices overturned judgment...

March 20, 2017

Get back on your feet with our Partners at PG Mutual.

Have you ever considered how you’d manage financially is you were injured or ill and off work?

Income Protection Plus does what SSP and ESA can’t – pay you a regular income that w...


With the National Minimum Wage about to increase, make sure you understand the new rates.

Traditionally, October tends to be a busy month in employment law, with all kinds of changes being brought in by...

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