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The effect of tourism on Thanet employment

If you have lived in Thanet for a long time, you will have noticed that tourism is (once again) changing the face of the area. In 2017, the Sunday Times voted Margate as the best town beach in the UK, saying it had ‘resurfaced as the UK’s hippest resort’ and it seems that each year there are more people descending on the beaches and attractions the area has to offer. Across the UK, 11% of people are employed in tourism.

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The History of International Women’s Day

What is International Women’s Day? Who started it? When did it come to be globally recognised? International Women’s Day has grown to become a “global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.” (www.internationalwomensday.com). But we wanted to look at the history of the day and how that has shaped it’s current meaning. We also take a look at it’s significance in the workplace and what

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Brexit & Business Continuity

Our Managing Director, Jonathan Clarke, recently gave a presentation on ensuring business continuity in an increasingly uncertain employment market. The presentation begins with a look at the current employment rates (these numbers may surprise you) and goes on to consider the best practices for ensuring your workforce understands the changes that are ahead.   No matter your stance on Brexit, we wanted to share the presentation so that we can help you to support your employees and maintain a stable workforce. As

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How to beat the rising train fares

There is one thing about trains that you can always rely on. Every Autumn, Network Rail announces another inflationary price increase that exceeds average wage growth across the UK. For 2019, the average fare rise will by 3.2%. Although we have recently seen wages rise faster than at any point in the last decade, they are still below the fare rise at 3.1%. But how do our train services measure up? And are there any ways in which commuters can

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What We Are Doing to Prepare for GDPR

Morgan Jones Welcomes New Regulation What We Are Doing to Prepare for GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation   The replacement of the Data Protection Act 1998   On the 25th May 2018 (this Friday!), new data protection rules will impose greater obligations on organisations whilst giving more rights to individuals in relation to how their personal data is processed.  Your privacy is a top priority here at Morgan Jones and we have taken this opportunity to review our systems and

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National Minimum Wage & National Living Wage rates

  On the 1st April 2018 the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates will be increasing. Set up in 1998, National Minimum Wage is the hourly rate that employees under the age of 25 are entitled to. This varies dependent on the age of the employee and if they are on an apprenticeship scheme. National Living Wage is the hourly rate that all employees over the age of 25 are legally entitled to.   The New Rates Affective

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