Tour De Yorkshire & UCI

Tour De Yorkshire & UCI

With this years cycle calendar now upon us, starting with the Tour de Yorkshire, there has been much discussion and press about the benefits these races actually have on the economy of Yorkshire (and Harrogate). Apart from the kudos of these prestigious races coming...
What would Bananaman do?

What would Bananaman do?

With an abundance of information from both Brexit and In camps, it’s very confusing as to what to believe and what to do for the best on Thursday. Which was why I was interested in a recent report from the BBC titled ‘How much UK law is decided by EU law’. From the...

So Many Reasons to Choose Doodle HR!

Doodle HR support businesses from a diverse range of sectors, spanning from start-ups to national companies. We enjoy longstanding relationships with our clients because they have all their HR requirements met under one roof. No middlemen, no jargon – just great...
Vicarious Liability and Your Xmas Party

Vicarious Liability and Your Xmas Party

Before everybody heads out of the door to enjoy a well-earned festive bash, it’s worth taking the time to consider the ways in which an employee’s actions could impact on the company. ‘Vicarious liability’, as it’s called, means that...
Richard Branson’s 12-Month Parental Leave

Richard Branson’s 12-Month Parental Leave

This week, Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson announced a groundbreaking deal that will enhance the lives of some of his staff. It is now possible for select Virgin employees to take up to 12 months of parental leave, at full pay (*scours for job at Virgin*). The...
Gender Pay Gap: Report Findings or Face a Fine

Gender Pay Gap: Report Findings or Face a Fine

Although the Equal Pay Act was instated in 1970, women today across the UK earn an average of 19.1% less than their male equivalents (source: Fawcett Society). The main blame for the gap lies with the so-called ‘Motherhood Penalty’; women typically taking...
‘Fit for Work’: How will Employers Benefit?

‘Fit for Work’: How will Employers Benefit?

What is Fit for Work? At the time of writing, nearly one million employees per year reach the four-week sickness absence point. As a result, employers are faced with an annual bill of £9bn for sick pay and peripheral costs. Employees lose £4bn through not working...
Flexible Working Hours

Flexible Working Hours

As of the 30th June 2014 any employee has the legal right to request Flexible Working Hours if  they have worked for their employer for 26 weeks or more. Key Points: Requests should be in writing stating the date of the request and whether any previous application has...
World Cup Fever

World Cup Fever

With the abundance of sports in the coming weeks (World Cup, Tour De France, Wimbledon and Formula One) employers may be struggling with a balance due to leave requests and wanting their businesses to continue for clients and customers as normal. Some companies may...