Category: News

Why You Need HR Policies and Procedures

HR policies and procedures play a pivotal role in shaping a company's culture, maintaining compliance, and ensuring fair and consistent treatment of employees. We explore the significance of HR policies, the main policies every company should have, and the importance of keeping them up to date.

The employer’s quick guide to effective recruitment

Recruitment is a bit of a nightmare at the moment. There are loads of jobs out there but not enough people to fill them. And the employee’s mindset has completely changed since COVID. We’re now in a candidate driven market, which makes hiring your next employee more time consuming, difficult and costly. That’s why we’ve […]

How to dismiss an employee  

Running a business can be really stressful. Especially when you’ve got an employee that’s causing you lots of issues. As an employer, it’s likely that at some point you might feel that it would be better for everybody to let an employee go. And in some cases, this might be the right decision. However, there […]

How to resolve workplace conflict

Here is your ultimate guide to resolving conflict positively at work If you think about it, conflict is a natural part of day-to-day life. It’s normal, healthy and… inevitable. But so many people are really bad at managing it. The thought of addressing something or confronting someone really stresses people out.

International Leadership Week 20 – 24 March 2023

20th – 24th March 2023 is International Leadership week, and it’s a great opportunity for you to focus your mind on what it means to be an effective leader, and how you can support leaders in your organisation. This International Leadership Week is about uniting a global community of people who are passionate about raising the standards of leadership practice for themselves and others, and this week’s promotion is an opportunity to explore what leadership is and how you can improve your capability. #ILW23

Action Against Domestic Violence

This week marks the start of 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence. An estimated 2.3 million adults aged 16 to 74 years experienced domestic abuse (1.6 million women and 757,000 men) for the year ending March 2020. Growing awareness made possible by the efforts by Victoria Atkins MP, and the landmark Domestic Abuse Act 2021, will hopefully encourage more to come forward and report it.

Menopause Awareness Month

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.