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Recruitment Process – The Importance of a Clear Plan!

Recruitment Process – The Importance of a Clear Plan!

Recruitment is inevitable! If your business is progressing there is likely to be a time when you will need to recruit to grow your team. It’s important that you draw up a clear plan before starting as it could end up messy. Or expensive! The recruitment process is an...

Is staff sickness absence making your business unwell?

Is staff sickness absence making your business unwell?

Staff sickness absences were at an all-time low during the pandemic and the 'work from home if you can' rules meant that we weren’t going anywhere or seeing anyone to share germs.  It’s come as no surprise that now we are all learning to live with Covid alongside...

Remote Working – is loneliness affecting your employees?

Remote Working – is loneliness affecting your employees?

It seems that many remote workers are affected by loneliness… This week (9th – 15th May 2022) is Mental Health Awareness Week; an annual event when there is an opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health. Each year the Mental Health...

Communication is key from the beginning

Communication is key from the beginning

Communication is key. We all know the score something goes wrong and continues to go wrong, but managers don’t have the time to investigate. Things then reach an unsatisfactory or unsustainable level where you wish to part ways. You want to skip the processes you have...

Conducting a fair employee investigation

Conducting a fair employee investigation

An employee investigation is the first step you take when addressing concerns that have been raised. They may be raised by a colleague in a grievance situation, or the business where there could be a potential disciplinary. Employee investigations must be carried out...

Easter at work

Easter at work

Easter, a 2000-year-old Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ is a major Christian Festival. It's celebrated all over the world but how do you celebrate Easter at work? Easter marks the arrival of Spring... Finally! Nowadays, for many,...

Right To Work Checks Important Update

Right To Work Checks Important Update

For quite a while now we’ve been telling you about the ongoing extension to changes in how you carry out to right to work checks in light of covid and remote working. Now we have new news about right to work checks and how going forward they should be carried out. As...

Ramadan 2022

Ramadan 2022

You may not be aware that, Ramadan this year began on 2nd April and ends on 1st May. Those who honor of the holy month, lasting 30 days, will be fasting and taking part in religious practices. Muslims who take part in Ramadan will fast from sunrise to sunset every...