vivoHR & Training Blog

Choosing the right HR Support for your growing business.

Before you set up your own business what did the dream look like?  Was it an image of doing what you were great at all day long, following your passion, working less and earning more? And now what’s the reality? Are your days filled with being bookkeeper, office...

Pimlico Plumbers loses Supreme Court case on employment rights

Pimlico Plimbers Ltd v Gary Smith A plumber (Gary Smith) has won a legal battle against Pimlico Plumbers for working rights in a Supreme Court ruling expected to have huge ramifications for freelance workers. We've written about this case several times in the last...

When being away from work isn’t a holiday!

The summer holiday season is nearly here. Looking outside today and seeing the waterfall cascading down my window, I can't wait to spend some time in the sun but a recent survey carried out by Glassdoor has some worrying statistics when it comes to us and our annual...

It’s National Sickie Day!!

It's National Sickie Day!! Apparently the first Monday in February sees the highest numbers of employees deciding it is high time for a duvet day! According to ACAS "Freezing temperatures, widespread 'flu outbreaks and a stalling economy look set to compound the...

When does targeted job advertising become discrimination?

When does targeted job advertising become discrimination? A question that looks likely to provoke a fair amount of debate in 2018. It's long been the practice of recruiters & employers to place adverts where their target employee audience are most likely to see them,...