HR

Absence costs the UK economy around £17bn a year

Making sick leave a less painful experience

Sick leave can be a trying concern for all employers, but it's particularly felt by small businesses. The government abolished the scheme which repays a percentage of statutory sick pay (SSP) to small businesses last year, so it’s more important than ever to know where you stand. more»

You can calculate pay manually, but getting it wrong can have serious consequences

Making payroll simple for small businesses

Payroll incorporates a whole raft of statutory obligations of the employer. Bryan Pritchard, managing director of HR and payroll solutions supplier, AvalonVale, unpicks some of the early hurdles and explains what options you have to help make the process a little easier. more»

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