Category Archives: Outsourcing & Employment

Hear we deal with:
1) Using Consultants and Outsourcing Partners,
2) Tendering (including for the public sector),
3) Using Contractors & Sub Contractors,
4) HR, recruitment and employment issues

Employment status

An employment tribunal held that an Excel cycle courier was a worker rather than being in business on their own account, therefore succeeding in their claim for a week’s holiday pay. The case applies the recent Court of Appeal decision … Continue reading

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Workers’ Status

The Court of Appeal have decided that a plumber was a worker for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Working Time Regulations 1998 as well as an employee within the extended meaning of the term in … Continue reading

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Sim Compliance becomes a Reputation Advocate

Helping you keep your business safety compliant Find out more “When you need a reliable and dependable expert, click on the crab” Categories  |  Directory  |  Join

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BBC News: Hundreds of companies failing to pay minimum wage

Hundreds of companies failing to pay minimum wage – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38979368

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Thinking of outsourcing : do your diligence!

This time of year many business owners look to outsourcing certain activities. This can be a great way of reducing the burden or growing the business. On the other hand the wrong outsourcing partner can cause mayhem and add to … Continue reading

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What is sensitive personal data?

Sensitive personal data means personal data consisting of information as to – (a) the racial or ethnic origin of the data subject, (b) their political opinions, (c ) their religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, (d) whether … Continue reading

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What is personal data?

According to the Data Protection Act personal data means data which relate to a living individual who can be identified – (a) from those data, or (b) from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or … Continue reading

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Regulatory Compliance Awareness

A great session today on behalf of Southern Entrepreneurs and Solent Business Academy.

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Southern Entrepreneuers – PORTSMOUTH FREE EVENT

Regulation for Small Business 06 Dec 2016 10:00 – 13:00 Enterprise Centre – PORTSMOUTH This workshop will give an awareness of the areas of regulation that may apply to a business and how to go about developing compliance controls as a … Continue reading

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