Inspired by helping others to forge successful careers

Michelle Theuma is a director at Onyx Recruitment with more than 20 years in finance and HR recruitment gained within large corporates and, since 2003, with the local consultancy Onyx Recruitment. Michelle runs the Milton Keynes office and oversees recruitment…

Invest in #Milton Keynes… It inspires me every day

I AM immensely proud to live and work in Milton Keynes, one of the fastest growing local authorities in the UK with a large, diverse and dynamic local economy. The opportunity to help people develop successful careers in an ever-expanding…

The Recruitment Process: a Minefield of Discrimination

When an organisation starts to look for the latest, fresh-faced, energetic individual to join the team (terrible use of language for this article, but we’ll come to that later), it is an exciting time. The company is growing and new…

Accountants Lead the Way to the Top

Have you ever asked yourself “What does it take to get to the top?” What skills do the executives, directors, CEOs and Chairpersons of this world have that has elevated them to the lofty heights of running big corporations? For…

Michelle Theuma features in Business MK magazine

  the recruitment talent spotter Helping employers to transform their culture MEET Michelle Theuma, Director at growing Milton Keynes-based firm Onyx Recruitment. Those who know her best describe her as good fun, highly professional and fiercely loyal, for Michelle is…

Shared parental leave and pay

1. Overview Employees may be entitled to Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) if: • their baby is due on or after 5 April 2015 • they adopt a child on or after 5 April 2015…

Statutory Holiday Pay

All workers have a statutory entitlement to a minimum of 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave. If you work 5 days a week, this amounts to 28 days. The employer may include Bank/Public Holidays within this minimum statutory amount. Ensure that…

Discrimination

1. Summary 1.1 The Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) makes it unlawful to discriminate in the fields of employment and vocational training against a person because of a protected characteristic. The characteristics that are protected are: age, colour, race, nationality,…

Redundancy

In order to claim a redundancy payment an individual must:– 1. Be an employee An employee is defined as an individual who works under a contract of employment. A contract of employment is a contract of service or apprenticeship. This…
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