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  • April 2017: employment law changes

    Date:
    20 March 2017
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    We round up our key content on employment law changes that come into effect in April 2017.

  • Date:
    13 March 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The run-up to April is typically a busy time of year for HR professionals, with new employment legislation due to come into force. 2017 is no exception, with the most significant development being the introduction of the gender pay gap reporting duty for larger employers. However, there are a number of other key changes affecting all employers, regardless of their size.

  • Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

    Date:
    10 March 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The apprenticeship levy, due to take effect on 6 April, could end up being "fairer" to some employers than others or risk failing to achieve its goals, if the Government does not clarify a number of issues.

  • Apprenticeship levy

    Date:
    9 March 2017
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    New apprenticeship levy for large employers with a paybill of more than £3 million per year will be payable with effect from 6 April 2017.

  • Date:
    6 March 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding once the levy comes in next month? One avenue worth exploring is degree apprenticeships, and training providers can help your organisation test the waters. David Willett, head of propositions at the Open University, explains.

  • Date:
    2 March 2017
    Type:
    Legal timetable

    Public-sector employers in England with at least 250 employees are under a new requirement to meet an apprenticeship target.

  • Employers can now register for online apprenticeship service

    Date:
    15 February 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Government's online apprenticeship service has now launched, meaning employers eligible to pay the upcoming apprenticeship levy can register their details and estimate what they will have to pay.

  • Apprenticeship levy and targets risk being poor value for money

    Date:
    31 January 2017
    Type:
    News

    Most of the money raised by the apprenticeship levy will be spent elsewhere, according to analysis published by the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

  • Podcast: Managing an intergenerational workforce - millennial stereotypes and good practice tips

    Date:
    27 January 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss common assumptions about millennial employees and provide guidance on managing an intergenerational workforce.

  • Young workers survey 2017

    Date:
    23 January 2017
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research looks at the recruitment, engagement and retention of young workers.

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