The World Cup 2018 kicked off on the 14th June, and with over 50 matches due to be played over the next month, many are taking place either during standard working hours.
A survey conducted by Love Energy Savings at the start of Euro 2016 suggested that one in five people would be willing to take a sick day to watch a sporting event, and with all eyes on England during the World Cup, you should have a robust plan in place in order to minimize any disruption to your business.
The main areas to pay specific attention to include:
Annual Leave Requests
Software giant Cascade HR has introduced a new advanced expenses module into its award-winning HR and payroll technology.
Expenses+ was revealed for the first time today, to delegates of the HR Software Show 2018 at Olympia, London.
Powered by Cascade in collaboration with expenses management specialist Selenity, Expenses+ is the result of a partnership that has been over six months in the making.
Following its 2018 salary survey, Clayton Legal reports that law firms are facing serious challenges thanks to a lack of experienced solicitors. The survey, conducted in February and March of this year, is the most comprehensive of its kind in the UK and reveals a snapshot of the legal profession: challenges, remuneration, use of support staff, and how firms plan to hold onto talent.
Final preparations are now underway for the CIPD’s HR Software Show 2018, and Leeds-based Cascade HR is set to have its largest presence yet.
The long-standing exhibitor is a familiar fixture at this renowned technology expo, carrying out more tailored demos than any other vendor and hosting advice-led seminars to aid delegates’ learning.
And this year is no different.
Cascade’s theme for the 2018 event is to empower HR professionals, and the first seminar on day one of HRSS evidences that mission completely.
Pension Scheme Trustees have numerous statutory duties and are entrusted with the responsibility for making decisions which affect the members of such schemes. These obligations placed on Trustees continue to increase as new legislation is implemented. Trustees of pension schemes are held to a high fiduciary standard and as such may be held personally liable where they are accused of making mistakes or oversights in the performance of their duties as well as where they have failed to comply with the investment principles for their particular scheme.
We are delighted to announce Maribeth Eisenmann is joining CB Resourcing as an associate consultant. This brings a new capability for us to deliver projects and training for our clients.
Typical projects will include:
- Research skills training for both fee earners and research teams
- Knowledge services benchmarking
- Industry surveys
- Knowledge Management best practice
Maribeth Eisenmann, associated consultant, CB Resourcing
Senior managers, officers and directors are well rewarded for their professional abilities. However, these positions come with a great deal of risk. After all, mistakes happen to the best of us, and these are roles which, by their very nature, expose everything they do to considerable scrutiny. So, they need coverage that will take on any potential risk that might result from their actions. Management Liability insurance enables them to undertake their duties with the confidence they will be protected from any unforeseen adversity.
The below charts track instructions from our law firm clients from 2014 to end of the first quarter of 2018. We have left out actual numbers from the y-axis but the graphs map the data correctly to show trends.
Comparison of volume of contract and permanent jobs since 2014