Tags: Administration

3000 jobs at risk as Blockbuster & Barratts Shoes enter administration

Two big high street stores have both entered administration in the same week, putting up to 3000 jobs at risk in the run up to Christmas. Blockbuster, the Video/DVD rental chain, was in administration just in January of this year 2013 whereas Barratt Shoes have entered administration for the third time in five years. From…

Workers display signs of a ‘not bothered’ attitude to their work.

More than 50 per cent of workers are displaying signs of having adopted a ‘not bothered’ attitude to their work. That’s according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s latest quarterly Employee Outlook survey of more than 2,000 employees across the UK, which asks a number of questions to gauge their level of engagement…

Employers to Pay for PAYE reform

HMRC’s introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) into the PAYE system looks set to have a negative impact on businesses across the UK, with SMEs particularly badly hit. Presented by HMRC as a simplification of the PAYE system, RTI will in fact generate a significant administrative burden for employers. The overhaul will require employers to…

AWR increases administrative burden

More than half of employers are facing an increased administrative burden since the introduction of the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR). Fears that the Regulations would have a negative impact on the use of temporary workers seem unfounded. Despite the higher workload, only one-third of organisations have altered their use of agencies, according to findings from…

Administrative jobs buck the trend in difficult economic conditions

Advertised administrative salaries held steady in October, showing one of the lowest month on month decreases across all office jobs, according to Office Angels and the latest data from mysalarychecker.com*. The stability of these salaries across recent months suggests a continued understanding of the importance of administrative staff in running British offices. Within advertised permanent…

Capita to buy NorthgateArinso’s Pension business

Capita Hartshead have announced the acquisition of NorthgateArinso’s Pension business. Mike Addenbrooke Managing Director at Capita Hartshead said: “Growth through acquisitions always brings new skills and expertise into our business. This acquisition will strengthen our flexibility in an ever-changing market. It will enable us to partner with pension schemes which are administered in house by…