Understand how your salary works, how to ask for a pay raise, and keep your skills sharp as you approach retirement.
Do you need a visa?
Do you need a visa?

Since the UK left the EU, finding a new role isn't a simple process as it used to be. However, it's still possible. As your Career Partner for Life, we are here to help you find the perfect role for you, therefore we got all the information we could together to make it easier to decide whether it's something possible for you.

DBS Checks: what you need to know
DBS Checks: what you need to know

DBS stands for the Disclosure and Barring Service and it's essentially an official recording describing a person's criminal convictions. This service is responsible for issuing the checks that allow employers to check a potential candidate criminal record, and therefore to help decide whether you are a suitable person to work for them.

Your rights to working in the UK
Your rights to working in the UK

When you're becoming an employee, it is very important to know your rights. Whether you've never worked in the UK, or you just arrived in the country, it's very important to understand the law and what you're eligible to. From the different employment statuses to work time regulations and sick pay, we created this article to help you find the current and up to date information.

Salary Negotiation
Salary Negotiation

Negotiating your salary can feel awkward at the best of times. Not everyone is comfortable with talking about finance and money, especially when asking for higher pay. However, as your career partner for life, we are here to tell you about your rights and offer guidance on how to successfully breach the subject in a professional manner. Even if you do not get the desired results right away, it will certainly break the ice for future reviews. Read up on our tips for the best salary negotiations.

Maternity and Paternity Leave
Maternity and Paternity Leave

At Boardrm, we are you Career partner for life, therefore we are committed to support you through all stages of your career and your life. Navigating through Maternity and Paternity leave can be a very tricky process. Alongside the emotional journey this stage of life brings, the differences in the law and leave periods is still remarkable.

Internship Pay; What You Need To Know
Internship Pay; What You Need To Know

An internship is typically a work placement lasting a few months, sought after by recent graduates, who are looking to get their foot in the door of their chosen industry. As an intern, you are entitled to payment if you are working for a commercial or established company. However, in practice it can be a lot more complicated. In this article, we will explore the nature of internships and the debate around pay and work hours.

Salary vs Hourly
Salary vs Hourly

Receiving a salary or an hourly paid wage can mean two very different things for you. At Boardrm, we believe in supporting you throughout your career. Therefore, we will be explaining the difference and the benefits of both salary and hourly pay.

Breakdown of a payslip
Breakdown of a payslip

A payslip is a document issued by your employers that includes all the details about your pay. It itemizes the income you've earned over a period of time before and after deductions and taxes. It's important to review your payslip regularly to make sure you've been paid correctly and to guarantee you've been deducted the right amount.

Understanding Tax Codes
Understanding Tax Codes

A tax code is a combination of letters and numbers given to show HMRC how much tax you should be paying. The amount of tax you pay is dependent on different factors which include how much income you have and how much tax you've already paid that year.

Dealing With Harassment at Work
Dealing With Harassment at Work

Though we wish it wasn't the case, harassment and bullying at work still happens. It could happen to you, or any of your loved ones. In fact, a quarter of UK employees say they have been bullied at work. We're going to tell you a little about what harassment is and what you can do if you are being harassed at work. If you are being bullied or are receiving unwanted behaviours relating to any of the following things, this constitutes harassment.

How to ask for a pay rise
How to ask for a pay rise

You've been working hard, and you feel like now is the time to take the next step. Although there's nothing wrong with asking for a pay rise, it can be daunting, so we are here to help.

Salary Expectations
Salary Expectations

The 'money talk' around salary expectations and what to ask your employer can be awkward, but it's a critical conversation to have. Check out our top tips for understanding salary trends and knowing what to expect from your salary.

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