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  • Autumn Newsletter 2018

    We are delighted to introduce you to the Ashley Kate HR & Finance Autumn Newsletter. As the nights draw in, it starts to feel like a time to reflect and plan for next year, yet there is still a quarter…

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  • The National Minimum and Living Wage Increases are Effective from 01 April 2021 - Guest Article by Ian Holloway

    The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2021 comes into force on 01 April 2021. This implements the UK Government accepted recommendations of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) regarding the rates of the National Living and Minimum Wage (NLW and NMW)…

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  • Fit Notes Come Into the 21st Century from 06 April 2022 - Update from Ian Holloway

    HR and payroll professionals will be familiar with the doctor’s certificate or Statement of Fitness for Work.  Commonly known as the Fit Note, this is completed and signed by a doctor to confirm either: The employee is unfit for…

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  • Employment Law Payments and Awards from 06 April 2021 - Guest Article by Ian Holloway

    On 02 March 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) laid The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2021 that applies in Great Britain. Section 34 of the Employment Relations Act 1999 provides for changes to employment…

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  • Our 2020 HR Salary Guide is Out Now!

    We are delighted to bring you the Ashley Kate HR Salary & Benefits Guide, which has been a great source of information for HR Professionals over many years. 2019 was a busy year for Ashley Kate HR & Finance, despite…

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  • Bringing Easter cheer in 2022!

    Our Easter Egg Appeal has been another incredible success bringing Easter cheer to charities all over the country. Team members across Stafforce, Olano & Erango appealed to the companies we work with asking for donations of chocolate eggs as part…

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  • Primary Threshold Increase 06 July 2022 - Guest Article by Ian Holloway

    On 23 March 2022, the UK Government’s Spring Statement announced that the Class 1 Primary Threshold for National Insurance Contributions will increase where the payday is on or after 06 July 2022.  HMRC’s Policy Paper also confirms that…

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  • Summer Newsletter 2022

    We are part of the Nicholas Associates Group of companies, which includes; Stafforce, Nicholas Associates, Ashley Kate HR & Finance and business improvement services Olano & NA Software.   We are pleased to introduce ourselves to you and share with you…

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  • Apprentice of the Year 2022

    We thought to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022 and our wonderful apprentices, we would present an ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award. So we asked our  Host Employers to supply us with  nominations and give their reasons why. Below are the…

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  • What has 2020 changed for HR? - Guest Article by Jenefer Livings

    I started 2020 talking about the Good Work Plan and how employment law changes from April would be the biggest for years. Little did I know what 2020 would really bring. By April extension of IR35 had been delayed until…

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