Employee benefits

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Robbie Sinclair

Baby Loss Awareness Week starts today – a time for bereaved parents to commemorate their babies lives, however short, and for those who have not experienced it to try to understand what it means to lose a baby. As someone who has been through the loss myself, it is a period of utter devastation and Read More

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“I’m fine”

Sarah Henchoz

Pretty much every conversation I have starts with a variation of: “Hi, how are you?”; response: “I’m fine”. We can’t all be fine all of the time, can we? Or maybe we can if what we are referring to is the F.I.N.E acronym… With World Mental Health day approaching, my immediate thought was what can Read More

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#metoopay campaign

Sarah Henchoz

It is often said that it takes a woman to get a difficult job done. Imagine what 117 of this country’s most senior women could do if they came together to do one job. I’m not talking about solving the Brexit-stalemate, but (and some might say, more importantly) getting equal pay for women. And today Read More

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Smart-time employees

Katherine Fennell

It’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, the mornings fresher, the leaves are starting to fall and – for many of us – the kids are back in school. I’ve always loved September: crisp new exercise books, sharp new pencils and the promise of a fresh start, offset by the bitter Read More

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Let’s focus on output, not whether you are visible

Robbie Sinclair

Bragging about working long hours isn’t big and it isn’t clever. So says Pilita Clark in an article in The Irish Times today. Her concern is that Dominic Cummings and his team negotiating Brexit have had their holidays cancelled until after 31 October. She questions whether one of the most important events in British history Read More

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Reform of Income Tax in France: One Month Left to Comply with New Obligations

Claire Toumieux

After 60 years of fierce debate, France has eventually decided to reform its income tax system and shift the burden of income tax collection from the State to employers, thus aligning itself with all other EU Member States and most Western countries. As of 1 January 2019, employers will thus be under an obligation to Read More

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Holiday pay – Summer Update

Felicity Gemson

It’s that time of year when many will be taking a break, jetting off to sunny climes or enjoying the sunshine at home. We take stock of what’s been happening – and of changes ahead – that may impact your holiday pay bill and calculations. We have also updated our guidance Holiday pay – where Read More

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