National Living Wage – Employer’s guide

Understand your obligations: From 1st April 2016, all workers aged 25 and over are now legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour. If you haven’t already, you need to take these four steps: Check you know who is eligible in your organisation. Take the appropriate payroll action. Let your staff know about their new pay rate. Check your staff under... [FIND OUT MORE »]

Can you “sack” a self-employed worker?

Like many companies, the BBC often hires people who are self-employed. However, in its recent dealings with Jeremy Clarkson - who falls into this category - it gave the impression they can be sacked. Is that true? Top Gear fracas Jeremy Clarkson - whose name is synonymous with controversy - was in the spotlight for much of March 2015. The... [FIND OUT MORE »]