As a business owner, you not only have your own personal finances to worry about but also your business’s too. And recently, you may have been looking at ways to reduce costs and protect your future revenue. HR can play a big part in this and we’ve listed 5 ways HR can stop your business […]
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Micro-credentials are short, focused courses that aim to provide the most in-demand skills, knowledge, and experience. Read this blog to find out which organisations are running these courses and whether these qualifications are a good idea.
A useful guide on ways you can reduce sickness absence in your business with a absence management procedure.
It is an exciting time for you and your business when you are ready to hire your first employee. Hiring your first employee is a big responsibility and you might be nervous about getting it wrong. That is why we have created this guide – to talk you through everything you need to know so that you can hire with confidence.
Great businesses have great leadership. Businesses with a lack of good leadership end up with unengaged, unmotivated and unhappy people which causes all sorts of problems such as employee retention, toxic cultures and poor performance and profitability. If you want to be a great leader here are five areas you need to focus on.
Bullying in the workplace can have terrible consequences for both the victim and the organisation. Our latest blogs explores ways to prevent bullying happening in the workplace and what to do if you receive a complaint about bullying.
Albany HR recently hosted an Age Inclusive Workshop with Age Scotland to raise awareness and highlight the issues ageism plays in the workplace. Is your workplace culture supportive of all generations and open to new ideas and ways of working?
This year things may be even more difficult for people than usual. We are offering some hints and tips on employees financial wellbeing to help support your people during tough times.
Your 2023 Employee checklist You know how important it is to look after your employees, but as a busy business owner you might find that it keeps getting pushed to the bottom of your priority list. Why not let 2023 be the year you get this sorted, and have peace of mind knowing you, your […]
It's important to provide regular feedback to your employees through appraisals. Providing feedback in this way is really important as employees feel more valued, listened to, and they get to see where there’s room to progress and grow within your business. This blog gives hints and tips on the best way to approach appraisals.
It's World Menopause Day and our new blog explores Menopause and how employers can better support women. Recent research suggests as many as 45% of women feel Menopause has had a negative effect on them at work and it is still seen as a taboo topic which you must not discuss in the workplace.
Juggling a career and children is a constant balancing act with each week throwing up new challenges. Our blog explores ways to support working parents to be successful.
Re-thinking your approach to flexible working, challenging your own assumptions and making it part of a workforce’s DNA can have multiple benefits for employers, employees, and the wider community.
Employee well-being needs to transform and develop in the post-pandemic world of work. This blog explores moving from being reactive to proactive while supporting the individual well-being needs.
Helpful tips for employers to ensure that they can deal sensitively with the menopause at work
Many employers would like to move to more sustainable ways of working - here's some ideas on how to increase your knowledge and understanding of how to do this.
When we went into lockdown our people managers were faced with a new challenge - how do we bring employees together, and create team synergy, when the people in our team are bubbled up without us? Here's how!
An issue many employers are grappling with at the moment is how to keep employees who are working remotely motivated and engaged. We’ve gathered some ideas which have proved effective.
Are you finding it a challenge to engage with your team now they are working remotely? Here we’re sharing some tried and tested strategies for successful team engagement.