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Why Having A Redundancy Process Is So Important

Why Having A Redundancy Process Is So Important

Redundancy can be one of the most stressful workplace situations for everyone involved. For employees, it presents a world of uncertainty about their future and next career move. For the employer, it often feels like a failure, means following a strict legal...

What Makes A Good Performance Review?

What Makes A Good Performance Review?

Performance reviews can be an incredibly powerful tool for your business. They can help you to understand employee mindset, increase motivation, boost engagement, strengthen interpersonal relationships and even improve your chances of meeting your goals as a company....

Part Time Holiday Allowances

Part Time Holiday Allowances

Are you working out your part time holiday allowances correctly? One of the most precious things to an employee (after job security and satisfaction of course) is holiday, it can also be one of the most headache inducing elements of employing people  especially...

Productivity Tips To Weather The Winter Blues

Productivity Tips To Weather The Winter Blues

Have you ever noticed that you feel more sluggish and less motivated during the winter months? Everything feels like more of a slog, and you just don’t feel the same ‘get up and go’ as you usually do. You’re not alone. As the clocks turn back and daylight becomes...

4 Festive Issues You Might Run Into This Christmas

4 Festive Issues You Might Run Into This Christmas

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Yes it’s December, which means everyone is getting geared up for Christmas and all that comes with it. Christmas jumpers, nice big roast lunches, time off with the family and a chance to let your hair down at the...

3 Ways You Can Boost Employee Performance In 2024

3 Ways You Can Boost Employee Performance In 2024

As the end of another year draws closer, many businesses are looking back on 2023 and taking stock. Figuring out what went well, what they could improve, and what areas really need their attention. And employee performance is one of the big areas many companies will...

Sickness Rates Soaring- Is Your Business Ready For It?

Sickness Rates Soaring- Is Your Business Ready For It?

Have you noticed that a lot more of your staff seem to be off sick recently? It might be the odd day here and there for coughs and colds, or maybe you’re seeing more people off for longer chunks of time than you usually do. If so, you’re not the only one. Yes,...

Declaring custodial convictions

Declaring custodial convictions

The legally required period for declaring custodial convictions by individuals to their employer has changed. New legislation (Section 193 of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022) came into force on 28 October 2023 which means that criminal convictions...