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
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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.
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.
Did you know 19% of the UK working age population say they have no form of private or workplace pension. Last week was Pension Awareness Week and we want to highlight the benefits of offering a good workplace pension scheme.
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.
Changes to fit notes - what do I need to know? From 1 July, you'll notice changes to the fit notes supplied by employees. This article explains what has changed and how these changes can help you.
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.
With the growing cost of living crisis there is a sense that businesses are beginning to cut costs and redundancies appear on the horizon. Here are some top tips for making it through redundancies.
What if you can't afford to give big pay rises? Our newest article offers ways for you to add flexibility into your reward system. We also welcome Jen Henderson MCIPD Into Our Growing Team.
Contracts are the basis of the employment agreement and offer assurance and certainty for both employee and employer - which is why it is important to get this right!