vivoHR & Training Blog

Dispelling the myths surrounding employee references

As an employer, do you bother taking a employee reference when you recruit new employees? If you work in a regulated industry like the Financial Services Authority, Care Quality Commission or Ofsted for example, you may be obligated to do so. Note - the advice below...

The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

It hardly seems possible that nearly 1/5 of the way through the 21st Century we are still needing to set out why diversity and inclusion are essential in any business, but here we are. The latest report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)...

Home Office Update on EU Citizens

Thanks to our friends at solicitors Herrington and Carmichael for this useful update and for sharing the latest communication from the Home Secretary which we have copied below: As Home Secretary, I take immense pride that so many EU citizens like you have made your...

Does your office environment chime with your business culture?

Does your office layout support your business culture? Take a look around your office. The chances are that to some extent or another the office layout is “open plan” in design. Think for a moment, do you love it or loathe it? An open plan environment If you loathe it...

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...