Kim’s work anniversary

We are absolutely delighted to celebrate a special day today.  Kim has reached her 2 year milestone with Sekoya as Practice Manager. We want to thank her for all of her hard work.  Congratulations Kim!

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Huge apologies: Yesterday #teamsekoya were so busy with all of the crazy stuff at #sekoyaHQ and sharing this on Facebook that we temporarily crashed it. On the upside… productivity in the UK went up by 70%. #result #doingourbit  

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Monday Myth Buster – Contracts of Employment

Question:  Employees don’t have to sign their contracts of employment, do they? Answer:  If you want any restrictions to bite, then yes they do. In a very recent case we are reminded that if you have included clauses in the contract that stop the employee setting up in competition to your business or taking your

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Monday Myth Buster – Are Employment Tribunal fees coming back?

Question:  I’ve heard that Employment Tribunal fees are going to be re-introduced. Is that correct? Answer:  The short answer is …. maybe. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) have said that a fee paying system could be re-introduced for those people who can afford to pay the fees, and that those that cannot afford to pay,

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Brand Sekoya is now trademarked!

We have received news that our trademark for Sekoya Specialist Employment Services has been registered! This is a helpful reminder for any business that if you have not protected your intellectual property, someone with a grudge who may want to ruin your business may attempt to register your trademark first – leaving you in the

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Our clients love a cuppa!

A lovely photo sent in to us by one of our amazing clients, Easy Solutions South West, who are enjoying their morning cuppa in one of our insulated mugs. We are very environmentally conscious and have made our merchandise this year all about saving our beautiful planet.  We have reusable cups for your fresh coffee

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Real Living Wage Update

Following on from our Monday Myth Buster yesterday, Sekoya Specialist Employment Services are pleased to announce that we are an employer who voluntarily pays our staff above the Real Living Wage, and are in the process of gaining accreditation at the Living Wage Foundation. We contacted Leigh Ibbotson, Managing Director, Cher Varya Group and he

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Question: I’ve heard the National Minimum Wage has risen today, is that correct? Answer: No, that is not correct. The compulsory National Minimum Wage remains unchanged at £7.83 per hour for employees over the age of 25 (different amounts apply for younger employees). However, the National Living Wage (which is a higher “living” wage that

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Happy Halloween!

Our Managing Director, Donna Negus is getting in the spirit (…sorry for the pun) and getting all dressed for Trick or Treat fun tonight – just try to leave some sweets for the children!  

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Feedback is important to us!

As a business we strive to give the best customer experience as well as a great result. If you have been impressed with our service, we would be so grateful if you could leave us a recommendation on our Facebook page. Thank you so much in advance via Sekoya Specialist Employment Services

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MONDAY MYTH BUSTER – Holiday leave calculations

 In light of Donna’s recent holiday escapades, we thought it would be timely to remind our readers of the statutory holiday entitlement of their staff. Question: Do I have to pay my staff to take a holiday? Answer: In short – yes! The amount of statutory holiday entitlement you must pay depends on how many

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