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Bank’s Mistake Results In Part-Timer Receiving Full-Time Salary
Bank’s Mistake Results In Part-Timer Receiving Full-Time Salary

30 / 07 / 2009

Earlier this month Barclays Bank found itself in a truly astonishing situation when it was ordered to continue paying a part time employee at the same rate as a full time employee. So how did it come about? The bank discovered Mrs Keenan, who worked part time had been receiving salary at the full-time rate for a number of years....

Russell HR Consulting Has Grown!
Russell HR Consulting Has Grown!

28 / 07 / 2009

Kate and the team are pleased to announce that we have taken the preliminary steps into becoming a Limited company and we will be announcing the launch of Russell HR Consulting Ltd very soon so watch this space............ In the meantime, we have taken on 2 new team members to deal with the increasing demand for our services. Christine Goode...

Another Student Joins Russell HR Consulting Office
Another Student Joins Russell HR Consulting Office

15 / 07 / 2009

Following on from our previous blog entry, we have had the pleasure of working with another HR Management student from Northampton University Business school, Lisa Molina. Not only did Lisa bring a bright and happy smile to the office every morning - she also cooked us one of her national dishes and brought it in for us all to try!...

Summer 2009 Student Work Experience
Summer 2009 Student Work Experience

19 / 06 / 2009

During Summer 2009, Russell HR Consulting have offered students of Northampton University Business School an opportunity to come in and work with Kate and the team on a work experience programme. During the Summer we’ll be asking our students for their views on what they have learnt during their time with us and putting entries on our blog. Our first...

The One That Got Away From The Big Fish!
The One That Got Away From The Big Fish!

09 / 06 / 2009

We’ve heard a lot about executive bonuses in recent months. Most recipients have retained their bonuses. However, in a case called Gibb v Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, the High Court decided that a compensation payment agreed by the NHS Trust with a departing chief executive was "irrationally generous" and therefore beyond the Trust's legal powers. Consequently, the Trust...