27 September 2019
Bereavement policies – Many people see their pets as their family, but if a pet passes away, does your bereavement policy recognise this loss?
30 August 2019
The government has recognised that employee engagement is a valuable commodity for an organisation to harness. Good employee engagement helps to increase an organisation’s productivity. But how do you measure and build engagement effectively?
22 August 2019
The Equality and Human Rights Commission is starting to focus on organisations posting ‘implausible’ data. Would your gender pay gap data stand if it came under scrutiny?
30 July 2019
Each holiday season HR professionals are asked common questions. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked to help employers to get through the season without getting burnt.
01 July 2019
New data obtained by RSM under a freedom of information request has revealed that financial services firms reported 819 cyber incidents to the Financial Conduct Authority in 2018, a huge rise on the 69 incidents reported in 2017.
28 June 2019
In May 2020, the May Day Bank Holiday will be changing to Friday 8 May. Read more to find out how this will affect your part time employees’ holiday entitlement.
31 May 2019
Flexible working can play a vital role in boosting UK output, yet not all businesses offer this. This article explores the benefits of flexible working for both organisations and their employees’ wellbeing.
24 April 2019
All businesses have internal policies and procedures in some form. But how can employers ensure their employees understand and abide by them, in order to minimise their risk of vicarious liability?
08 March 2019
HR is often seen by start-ups and SMEs as an unavoidable administrative burden, which detracts from the exciting part of their business growth. Yet, the link between HR, employee productivity and engagement can no longer be ignored.
22 February 2019
Calculating holiday entitlement for part-time workers can be a challenge. Here, we take three individuals who each work 30 hours per week, but have different work patterns and therefore different holiday calculations. Read more to find out why.