People Management - News and Updates
Blueprint for youth work

A new national strategy on youth work will build on the dedication of tens of thousands of volunteers and half a million young people across Scotland.

16 April 2014

Change to flexible working requests

The Government has announced that the provisions of the Children and Families Bill which extends the right to request flexible working to all employees will come into force on 30 June 2014.

02 April 2014

National Minimum Wage to rise

The government has announced a rise in the National Minimum Wage to come into force 01 October 2014.

01 April 2014

HMRC produces new PAYE help sheets

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has produced two Pay As You Earn (PAYE) help-sheets.

28 March 2014

ACAS launches new service

ACAS launches new Early Conciliation service.

27 February 2014

ACAS publishes guidance for upcoming employment law changes

ACAS has recently published two guidance documents ahead of two major employment law changes coming into force this year.

26 February 2014

Old Health and Safety work place poster must be replaced

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)  is reminding employers that the old 1999 Health and Safety law posters must be replaced by 5th April 2014.

26 February 2014

Scottish Joint Council (SJC) Pay Scales scrapped

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) will no longer publish the SJC salary scales.

30 January 2014

HMRC launches National Insurance (NI) Employment Allowance

HMRC aims to reduce liability for Class 1 secondary National Insurance Contributions (NICs).

22 January 2014

Changes to reporting injuries and accidents in the workplace.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have made changes to the way that accidents are reported in the workplace.

06 January 2014

Funding available for training

Skills Development Scotland is offering funding towards flexible training for small businesses in Scotland.

06 January 2014

New recycling legislation comes into force for businesses across Scotland

From 01 January 2014 all businesses will have to adhere to the new Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012.

06 January 2014

ACAS develops new guide for redundancy

ACAS launches new step-by-step guide to small scale redundancy.

07 November 2013

HSE reviews young people policy

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reviewed its guidance for young people at work. 

23 October 2013

Changes to the Equality Act 2010

The third party harassment provisions in the Equality Act 2010 have been repealed.

23 October 2013

Community Jobs Scotland is launched

A new initiative by SCVO and the Scottish government has been launched to get unemployed young people into work within the Scottish third sector.

03 October 2013

Changes to first aid regulations come into effect

Changes to Health and Safety regulations come into effect 01 October 2013. 

01 October 2013

New National Minimum Wage rates

New National Minimum Wage rates will be applicable from 01 October 2013.

25 September 2013

ACAS has published new guidance on Settlement Agreements

ACAS has published new guidance to accompany the introduction of the Code of Practice on Settlement Agreements which came into force on 29 July 2013

19 August 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched new guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched new guidance to help make it easier for organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety.

02 August 2013

New Institute for Youth Work formed

In September 2013 a new Institute for Youth Work is set to be formed.

25 July 2013

National Minimum Wage increase

The National Minimum Wage rate will increase from 01 October 2013.

23 May 2013

ACAS launches new employment guides

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) have launched free downloadable templates and information for Human Resources (HR) management.

15 April 2013