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Companions attendance to D&G meetings?

The new revised Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures, which came into force in March 2015, incorporates the existing statutory right to be accompanied to disciplinary and grievance meetings and provides specific guidance on the circumstances in which those attending such meetings may have a companion with them. This article focuses on […]

December 1, 2015


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November 30, 2015


Employees in financial difficulties – how can you help?

Following the expense of Christmas, it might be the case that employees may be experiencing financial difficulties, they may not arise from employment but other factors outside the employer’s control (e.g. the employee’s partner has lost their job). Although there is no legal obligation to help employees in financial difficulties, it may be in the […]

November 25, 2015


Wellbeing programmes

Wellness and wellbeing programmes are currently hot topics with more companies looking at what they can do to help keep their employees healthy and more engaged whilst reducing absenteeism rates. However, the question is are they a fad or can they actually help your business? We all come to work to enjoy what we do, […]

November 23, 2015


Why conduct Exit interviews?

To learn why individuals are leaving, thus giving you the opportunity to potentially take action and prevent other talented individuals leaving for the same reason (If appropriate) to potentially change an individual’s mind about leaving, if conducted early enough in the process Most people give the following reasons for leaving – job dissatisfaction, pay and […]

November 17, 2015


What is an induction programme?

The term ‘induction’ is generally used to describe the whole process whereby employees adjust or acclimatise to their jobs and working environment. The purpose of induction is to ensure the effective integration of staff into the organisation for the benefit of both parties. Induction should provide all the information salient to new employees, without being […]

November 16, 2015


Managing your HR records

Is it time for you to clear out your files? If so, when deciding what HR records to keep and for how long you must remember that there is a legal time that certain documents have to be kept, e.g. accident books, anything to do with wages/salaries, so it is always advisable to check out […]

November 11, 2015


Alcohol and Drugs testing at work

Some facts that may surprise you – National statistics suggest that: Illegal drug use is rising in the UK The estimated annual cost of drug addiction on society is £15.4B Nearly one in three British adults has taken an illegal substance 1.6M people are dependent on alcohol in England alone An estimated 40% of accidents […]

November 10, 2015


National Stress Awareness Day 4 November

  National Stress Awareness Day (NSAD) 4 November – Why not do something for your employees? The purpose of the day is to encourage businesses and individuals to take positive steps in order to reduce stress –  hopefully the benefits will be measured in terms of improved productivity and  job satisfaction as well as reducing sickness […]

November 4, 2015


Closing the leadership readiness gap

By Lainie Heneghan, 23 September 2015 Managers represent a large pool of leadership potential, but they must be prepared to make a huge transition. As organizations take stock of their talent pipelines after years of economic recession, many are recognizing significant weaknesses in their succession planning and leadership ranks. On the one hand, the business world […]

November 3, 2015


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