News, views and stories of interest which may help you in your Human Resource strategy. The archive section is always open to view stories you might have missed. Below is a list of all our current news items, or you can view our past stories by going to our archive section.
An increasing proportion of staff are wanting to remain in work after "retirement" age.
So, as an employer, how can you ensure you get the best from your older workers - effectively supporting and encouraging them in their role in a much changing working environment?... read more »
The severity of summer ills can have a major impact on staff health……. and on your business’ productivity! So how can you best support staff through the summer months and preserve efficiency in your workplace?... read more »
As an HR Professional, the last thing we wish to be faced with is a situation where an employer has dismissed somebody unfairly. So, if you want to avoid the pitfalls of unfair dismissal - reading our article is a must! ... read more »
The last spell of bad weather raised many concerns about what to do if staff can’t get in or when the business has to temporarily close. But it isn’t just bad weather that causes closures – as KFC experienced when their chicken deliveries failed to turn up! So how can you ensure you “weatherproof” your business against such short-term assaults? ... read more »
The number of businesses impacted by Carillion’s seismic downfall is now thought to be legion, affecting businesses both large and small……and not just those in the construction sector. ... read more »
With only 6 months to go until the GDPR comes into force - what are the implications for your business? And what do you need to do to prepare for it? ... read more »
Understanding the root cause of a performance problem, and knowing how to effectively deal with it, will enable you to create a positive working environment where people feel supported and valued – and able to perform at their best! ... read more »
Staff take time off work for all sorts of reasons – they or a family member get sick, emergencies arise, or they just need days off to deal with stuff. But what should you do if an employee fails to return to work and then is impossible to contact? ... read more »
How much do you know about employee holiday entitlement? With the holiday season about to take off now’s the time to check that your interpretation of holiday pay and entitlement is correct and not one of the common myths. ... read more »
When it comes to the recruitment and retention of staff would you, as an employer, ever consider that the state of your workplace could be a deal-breaker! ... read more »