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The most salient UK employment law changes in 2020

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 20 Feb 2020

You’d be wrong to think that the impact of Brexit overshadows everything in the world of employment law in 2020. While there’s no doubt that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill sits firmly at the top of the Government’s agenda, there are many other changes which employers need to be aware of. Here is our overview of those changes coming into effect in April this year.

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Topics: Employment law

What is the impact of Brexit on companies who use agency workers?

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 03 Feb 2020

According to the UK Recruitment Index 2019, 55% of those companies surveyed say they rely on EU contractors. So, now we have left the EU, what is the impact on your business now that supply of agency workers in Britain is under threat?

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Topics: Brexit

VAT Reverse Charging in the Construction Sector

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 07 Jan 2020

The VAT Domestic Reverse Charge for Building and Construction Services is a major change to the way VAT is collected in the building and construction industry. It is designed to combat VAT fraud which amounts to a staggering £100 million per annum and will have a significant impact on both VAT compliance and cashflow.

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Topics: VAT Reverse Charging

5 Things Busy Professionals Should Know About Preventing Burnout

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 24 Sep 2019

As a working adult, you know the value of hard work and dedication. However, if all of that hustling has you feeling super stressed, it may be time for some changes. You don’t have to stop pushing yourself completely to avoid feeling burned out. However, you do need to make an effort to reduce that daily tension and manage the effects of stress on your life. To help you have it all, here are a few things every busy professional should keep in mind.

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Topics: Insider

The UK's Latest Government Initiative that will Protect Millions of Vulnerable Workers

Posted by Mark Summers on 18 Sep 2019

As we move blissfully into Autumn, we reflect on the government’s Summer announcement and its latest measures to advance the 'Good Work Plan', the largest upgrade to workers’ rights in a generation.

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Topics: Industry Legislation

ESPO MSTAR 3 Framework Award

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 26 Mar 2019

Datum RPO are delighted to have been awarded a place on the ESPO MSTAR 3 framework - Lot 1a – Neutral Vendor MSP.

The framework will be available for use nationally by any public sector body in the UK including, but not limited to…

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Mitigating potential risks on relying on non-traditional labour

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 08 Mar 2019

As the demand for more flexible work rises, so does the use of ‘non-traditional’ labour. It is becoming increasingly difficult for organisations to manage their temporary workforce due to the legal complexity and risk.

In this article, we look at the top 5 potential risks of relying on non-traditional labour, how to mitigate risk, and a free downloadable eGuide.

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Topics: Managing Temporary Labour

Datum Download: 7 Business-Critical Changes for Employers & HR Professionals in April 2019

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 30 Jan 2019

Last year saw the introduction and changes of multiple employment laws that have affected thousands of UK businesses, including first reports for the Gender Pay Gap, changes to  benefit and pension rates, updates to National Minimum, National Living and Apprentice Wages and many more.

2019 is set to be a big year in terms of planned changes to employment and business law, especially with the advancement of Brexit and a confirmed leave date of 29th March 2019.

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Topics: Industry Legislation

Top Datum RPO eGuides: A 2018 recap

Posted by Jarrod Mollison on 20 Dec 2018

Following an excellent year of informative guides and thought-leadership pieces, Datum RPO have issued a list of our most-downloaded content throughout 2018.

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Seasons Greetings From Datum RPO

Posted by Datum RPO on 19 Dec 2018

Season's Greetings and a happy new year from Datum RPO.

Datum RPO would like to thank you for your continued and valued support and we would like to express our sincere appreciation for your business.

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