Pet Bereavement & HR

Some thoughts from Alison Gill, advo’s HR Manager (Clients) Having worked in HR in various industries and with employees at every level and from every background, I have heard numerous reasons why individuals would like time off work.  However, being a devoted animal...

Maternity: Paying Employee’s Statutory Leave

With it being national breastfeeding month this month we thought we would take a look into maternity benefits in the world of payroll. In the UK today there are many Statutory Parental leave options to available to eligible parents/carers in the work place. The main...

World Breastfeeding Week: A focus on employer responsibilities

This week marks the start of World Breastfeeding Week which is celebrated around the world between 1st and 7th August each year. Returning to work after maternity leave can be a difficult step to take. Add to the mix if the mother is breastfeeding or expressing milk...

Supreme Court Pay & Holiday changes

A recent and important ruling made by the Supreme Court regarding Holiday and Term Time Working. Historically, term time workers annual leave entitlement was pro-rated based on the weeks that they were required to work and the calculation of 12.07% to determine pay...

More about Flexible Working

With significant increases in cost of living, including the upsurge in fuel and costs of travel to work, together with working parents thinking about the new school year in September 2022, we believe that we will see an marked increase in the number of flexible...