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Workplace Bullying: Time to face up to the issue

Over the years it has become evident that workplace bullying is still a large issue within companies. A recent publication from Acas has stated that the Acas helpline alone receives a considerable 20,000 calls per year in relation to workplace bullying. This publication corroborates with the TUC research in November 2015 which stated that nearly […]

January 26, 2016


Flood preparations for Employers

  Having spent Boxing Day terrified that my house might flood, and then having witnessed the devastation which forced numerous local businesses (many of which were small independents) to shut down or temporarily close, I started thinking how employers could possibly prepare for such events. With experts indicating that flooding could become a more regular […]

January 25, 2016


HR strategy resolutions for 2016

Its mid-January so it may be the case that you have already broken all of the usual new year’s resolutions such as giving up chocolate and going to the gym three times a week, so how about changing your focus to resolutions for your HR strategy for 2016. With some key legislation being introduced this […]

January 19, 2016


Are employers missing the full potential of digital learning?

Emily Burt,  11 January 2016 Andy Campbell, HCM strategy director at Oracle, thinks HR and managers should champion more digital L&D Digital learning in the workplace is ineffective according to a recent CMI report ‘Learning to Lead. The Digital Potential’. This is despite the wealth of online resources available to employers and the ever-accelerating use […]

January 18, 2016


That 3 o’clock feeling…

Do you get that 3 o’clock feeling? Whilst I’m sat here looking at the dark gloomy winter weather outside the office I’ve coming to the realisation I have been sat here for 10 minutes staring into the abyss. It makes me wonder what we do as HR professionals to combat the ups and downs of […]

January 12, 2016


Top HR trends for 2016

With a new year comes a new sense of what can be, and for business it can also bring a new set of challenges as the workplace continues to evolve. Having had a bit of time over Christmas and New Year between eating Christmas cake and getting to grips with the latest gadget Santa brought me, […]

January 11, 2016


How to reduce overtime costs

The full cost of overtime is sometimes over looked as it’s not that easy to identify what the total cost is. Overtime costs much more than just the additional wages. Individuals who regularly carry out overtime can burn themselves out which could then lead to workplace accidents and time off work. Then there’s the cost […]

January 5, 2016


How to become a greener employer

Harry Morrison, General Manager, the Carbon Trust Standard, said: “Small and medium-sized enterprises are the backbone of the UK economy, and reducing their collective carbon footprint could play a major part in ensuring we meet the UK’s target to reduce carbon emissions by 34% by 2020. What you can measure, you can reduce, so we believe […]

January 4, 2016


Alternatives to redundancy

Companies could be repeating the mistakes of the past if they continue taking short term cost cutting measures such as redundancy that could eventually lead to skills shortages. In this article we consider the alternative options. Redundancies often seem an obvious choice when you need to cut back and reduce your costs significantly, however, they […]

December 22, 2015


Settlement agreements – a detailed insight

A settlement agreement – previously known as a compromise agreement – is a legally binding agreement between an employee and an employer which sets out the terms on which the employee will agree not to pursue a claim against the employer. The settlement process nearly always results in the employee leaving the company. The law […]

December 21, 2015


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