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Ensuring employers comply with National Minimum Wage regulations

It is important that the Government ensures its compliance programme reflects the changing risks within the labour market, and maintains its progress in ensuring all employers pay the minimum wage.

Since the government began enforcing the National Minimum Wage in April 1999, HM Revenue & Customs has identified £68 million in arrears for over 313,000 workers, according to today’s report from the National Audit Office.

 

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Brexit: What should EEA and EU nationals and their family members do now?

On 24 June 2016 the right to live in the United Kingdom for over 3 million people of its people was suddenly cast into doubt. If generous provision is not made for them we are looking at the biggest mass expulsion of population since 1290, when Edward I infamously ordered the Jews of England into exile.

 

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Supreme Court refuses damages to refugee wrongly prosecuted for illegal entry

Shortly after Christmas in 2009, a young woman from Somalia flew into Stanstead and claimed asylum. She had just turned 18. As later accepted by the Home Office, she had experienced severe depredations in her home country. This included her rape at the age of six in the presence of her disabled mother, and the murder of both of her parents. She fled Somalia in 2008, initially to Yemen, where she spent the next year. She was eventually able to fly to Europe with the help of an agent, who provi Read More

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Understanding Re-Entry Bans

The Home Office can impose entry bans to individuals who have previously breached immigration law or used deception in their applications for leave. Bans can last 1 year, 2 years, 5 years or 10 years.

 

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The Lounani Case: When Can A Member Of A Terrorist Group Be Excluded From Refugee Status?

 

A person applying for protection under the 1951 Refugee Convention can be excluded from its provisions under certain circumstances.

 

As the Court of Justice of the European Union explained in B and D in 2010, these circumstances include those guilty of committing terrorist attacks.

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Home Office Ends Policy Of Automatic Settlement For Refugees After Five Years

The Home Office has announced a new policy of reviewing whether all refugees require protection at the end of a five year initial period of leave.

 

The policy appears to be effective immediately for all refugee settlement applications, including for refugees already resident in the UK and who were expecting to qualify automatically for settlement.

 

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Upcoming Changes to the Immigration Law regarding Tier 2 General Leave to Remain Applications

Skills Charge!

 

  1. £1000 per year for medium or large sponsors

OR

  1. £364 per year for small or charitable sponsors (your annual turnover is £10.2 million or less and you have 50 employees or fewer)

 

It will be payable upfront and for the total period of time covered by the certificate of sponsorship.

 

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Where In The World Can You Earn The Most?

The total value of the world’s income is closing in on an eye-watering $70 trillion per year - that’s £43.9tn for us Brits. Wouldn’t it be great to know where on our planet you could get your hands on the most cash? Have you ever thought you’re not being paid what you’re worth? Ecard Shack have created The Global Payscale to show us just that.

 

The Top 5:

 

1) Luxembourg

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How to increase employee satisfaction

How To Increase Employee Satisfaction?

An employee’s job satisfaction is the result of a combination of factors including financial remuneration, being part of a positive working environment with productive working relationships and the opportunity to grow and develop. It’s likely that if one or more of these factors is disrupted for an extended period of time, then an employee will look to change jobs.

 

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10 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills at Work

Every team needs a fearless leader to help them grow and to push them to be the best that they can be. But starting a business and leading a group of people require very different skills. Being a leader in your company means everything from keeping your employees happy, to making sure that everyone is doing their part, to sometimes having to deal with difficult situations. Become an effective business leader and inspire your team with these tops tips:

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Internships in USA

Are you looking for a really fun and an extremely educational experience that will be a strong starting point for the rest of what will hopefully be... Read More