Guiding the Festive Spirit: Managing Employee Behaviour at Christmas Parties

November 29, 2023

The Christmas period can be an enjoyable time for employees in the workplace with social events, heightened spirits and (sometimes) a slowdown in the pace of work. Work Christmas parties are a good way to boost staff morale and make employees feel appreciated. To ensure that celebrations remain enjoyable and in line with the company’s…

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Subject Access Requests – Redacting Information

November 21, 2023

Removing Personal Data Individuals have a right to information about what personal data is processed by an organisation, how it is processed and on what basis. Access to an individual’s personal data can be made by way of a Subject Access Request (SAR). As an organisation, if you are dealing with a SAR and need…

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HR Adventures: All the Fun of the Fair in Your Workplace

November 7, 2023

Picture a workplace that is as thrilling as a visit to the funfair. Just as funfairs are all about creating memorable experiences, we will explore how HR can transform the workplace into a vibrant, engaging, and enjoyable environment. Work can be like a rollercoaster packed with thrills, twists, and turns; here are some HR strategies…

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Weathering the Storm – Adverse Weather Preparedness

October 27, 2023

Adverse weather conditions can have a significant impact on employment, throwing a curveball into the daily operations of any company. In this blog post we will explore the role you can play in preparing for, managing, and mitigating the impact of adverse weather on the workplace. Communication is Key One of your fundamental responsibilities during…

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Why a Streamlined Recruitment Process Matters

September 15, 2023

In today’s fast-paced world, businesses are increasingly recognising the importance of streamlining their recruitment processes. This blog explores the numerous benefits of adopting a streamlined approach, including improved efficiency, reduced costs, enhanced candidate experience, and the ability to attract top talent. A streamlined recruitment process can significantly enhance efficiency, allowing businesses to fill vacant positions…

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The Importance of Company Culture

June 30, 2023

In today’s workplace landscape, company culture has emerged as a critical factor for success. A well-defined company culture is essential for employers as it helps attract and retain top talent. A positive work environment characterised by shared values, transparency, and open communication appeals to potential candidates and showcases the organisation as an employer of choice.…

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Conducting a Disciplinary Hearing

May 30, 2023

We acknowledge the importance of conducting a disciplinary hearing properly. Therefore, we have have created our helpful guide to assist you, where we outline the stages an employer should follow throughout a formal disciplinary procedure as well as a recommended structure for you to follow. To download our helpful resource, please fill in the short…

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The Importance of Conducting Workplace Appraisals

April 21, 2023

Workplace appraisals are an essential tool for employers to evaluate employee performance, identify areas for improvement, and provide constructive feedback. They are crucial for setting goals and objectives, assessing employee progress, and planning for the future. There are several benefits of conducting workplace appraisals, including: It is important to note that the benefits of workplace…

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The Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill

February 28, 2023

Throughout 2023 we’re expecting a number of legislative changes to come into force, amongst them is The Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill. As part of the Good Work Plan produced back in 2017, was the recommendation to allow workers with no fixed working hours the right to request a more predictable working pattern. The…

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What to Expect in 2023

December 23, 2022

Our final blog of 2022, here we set out some changes that are coming into effect during 2023. National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage From April 2023, the NMW and NLW will increase again, we will also see the NLW age bracket extended to 23 years and over (currently 25 years and over) and the hourly…

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