Subject Access Requests – Redacting Information

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

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

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

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

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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The Importance of Conducting Workplace Appraisals

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

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

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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The King’s Coronation – Additional Bank Holiday

As part of the UK’s plans to celebrate the King’s Coronation in 2023, it has been confirmed that there will be an additional bank holiday next year. The additional, one-off, bank holiday will fall on Monday 8th May 2023. Changes to the UK Bank Holidays in 2023 In 2023 there will be an additional bank…

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