20 Sep 2018

Stephensons of Essex pay tributes to 'two leading figures' with dedicated buses. At a bus naming ceremony held at The Museum of Power in Langford. tributes have been paid to two leading figures at Stephensons of Essex, Lyn Watson and Chris McCormick. who both sadly died in May 2017. Bill Hiron, MD of Stephensons of Essex, dedicated the two buses with the help of both Chris and Lyn'...

17 Jul 2018

Barrons is happy to announce that the 2018 'Play on the Pitch' event raised a fantastic £15,694.75. This is an amazing result and means that Barclays has matched the amount raised, the amount for Little Havens will be just shy of £31,400. Thank you to each and every person who was involved in making this year a great success and it won’t be long before we start talking about the 20...

08 May 2018

In the latest ruse, scammers are cold calling people and leaving messages in which they impersonate HMRC members of staff and tell people they are under investigation for non-payment of taxes. They seem to be targeting unsuspecting vulnerable and elderly people who will likely be panicked by such a message. The message states that they need to call a certain number back, to discuss...

16 May 2016

On the 7th May, Jo Travis held a BBQ charity event to raise awareness for the children’s heart federation charity. They had a great day and managed to raise an incredible £560.

Go Jo Travis!

Below are some pictures from the charity event

28 Mar 2016

There has been focus on the calculation of holiday pay by employers since the decision of the Employment Tribunal in the case of Bear Scotland which dealt with the issue of overtime when calculating holiday pay. The latest case on the topic, British Gas –v- Lock, dealt with the issue of commission when calculating holiday pay. The case was recently considered by the Employment Appeal ...

22 Mar 2016

As of April 2016 the Employment Allowance will increase from £2,000 to £3000 per annum.

Also, there is a new Living Wage which will replace the upper level of National Minimum Wage for anyone 25 years and over who is not in the first year of an apprenticeship – this will be £7.20 per hour.

27 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Gary Raven, Richard Mumford, Jason Michelow, Russell Tillbrook and Jenny Miller for supporting the Charity Quiz last week in aid of the Centre Supporting Voluntary Action.  The final amount raised was £1,648.65 and this will be matched £ for £ by Barclays, bringing the total amount raised to £3,297.30. The next quiz organised will be in 2016!...