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Our blog looks at what you, as a employer, need to know about the Fit Note. Usually issued by a doctor or relevant medical practitioner to state whether or not an employee is fit to work. So what does this mean for the employer?
CIPD report on People management and Productivity supports investing in high performance working principles in the workplace to improving an organisation’s productivity. Businesses which have structured management support are more resilient.
A HRMS is used to perform business processes and HR functions, from managing employee data and payroll to absence management, appraisals, and the monitoring of training, as well as supporting strategic business decisions.
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.
When a good performing employee resigns a counter offer can seem like an effective solution, however they come with both advantages and drawbacks. In this blog, we'll delve into the pros and cons of making a counter offer.
When misconduct or failures to adhere to polices occur in the workplace, it is crucial to handle the process to deal with this effectively, fairly, and in compliance with legal requirements.
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 […]
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 […]
When your staff call in sick, it can cause a real headache. And COVID hasn’t made this any easier. A recent report has shown that requests for sick notes from doctors are up 78%. And 52% of absence is related to stress, anxiety and depression. All of this unplanned absence is costing small and medium-sized […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Have you ever considered the benefits of carrying out an HR Audit? If you are a business owner with a growing workforce it may be an invaluable exercise to pursue for both you and your employees.
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.
Have you ever felt like an imposter at work and doubted your own abilities? This article explores the imposter syndrome and the effects it can have in the workplace.