Entries by Brian Warren

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Living or Minimum wages: what do you have to pay?

What’s the difference between a Minimum Wage and a Living Wage? Well, it depends who you ask.  There’s a compulsory Living Wage all employers have to pay, although critics say that just changed the name of the Minimum Wage – and it’s lower than the “real but voluntary” Living Wage.  Currently, employers have to pay a minimum of £7.83 an hour for any employees over 25. There are lower minimum pay levels for people under 21 – currently […]

GDPR and Quick HR

Quick HR understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with […]

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Getting ready for summer

We’re sorting out the Yachtwerks front garden for summer, so that we can work outside – and you can join us for meetings in the sunshine. The hard work’s being carried out by our lovely neighbours from Old Tree Brewery who are digging and planting the garden. We supplied the colourful deckchairs!  

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Parents, sickness and minimum wage – what you have to pay

Compulsory pay rates for various situations have just increased: the minimum wage, maternity and paternity pay as well as sick pay, if your company doesn’t pay people normal salaries when they are absent from work through illness. To help you prepare, here are the old and new levels from April 2018: STATUTORY PAYMENTS From April […]

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Working parent? Here’s everything you need to know

Expecting a baby? Already a parent?  Do you employ parents or soon to be parents?  We’re often asked about what parents are entitled to or how everything works with employers when someone takes maternity or paternity leave. Most people know about leave and pay entitlements, but other things do crop up that are less familiar […]

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Developers’ money and the benefits to communities

How can developers’ money help revitalise and contribute to Brighton and Hove? A council and developer panel discussed the issues at Construction Voice. Balancing residents’ worries about the impact of new development projects with potential options for funding to make community improvements were aired at the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce event. Max Woodford, […]

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Change, develop and improve

  If you see or hear the words “developing people” – you probably don’t react well. If you’re a manager, it probably feels like a duty or, at worst, a pointless exercise. Ticking a box in an appraisal process. But here’s where you’re wrong. Because I’ve worked with all kinds of people who, at some […]

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Major developments for Brighton’s future

It’s Brighton, it’s 2018, and everything is changing! If you have been paying attention walking around Brighton over the last year, you will have noticed the building site currently located on Circus Street. While in this gloomy wet and cold January it might be hard to stare at a building site and dream of anything […]