Latest Human Resource News
News, views and stories of interest which may help you in your Human Resource strategy. The archive section is always open to view stories you might have missed. Below is a list of all our current news items, or you can view our past stories by going to our archive section.
Submitted on 16 Jul 2018
"Old" but Gold - the value of mature staff!
An increasing proportion of staff are wanting to remain in work after "retirement" age.
So, as an employer, how can you ensure you get the best from your older workers - effectively supporting and encouraging them in their role in a much changing working environment? ... read more »
Submitted on 19 Jun 2018
Helping your staff to survive the summer
The severity of summer ills can have a major impact on staff health……. and on your business’ productivity! So how can you best support staff through the summer months and preserve efficiency in your workplace? ... read more »
Submitted on 9 May 2018
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Unfair Dismissal
As an HR Professional, the last thing we wish to be faced with is a situation where an employer has dismissed somebody unfairly.
So, if you want to avoid the pitfalls of unfair dismissal - reading our article is a must! ... read more »
Submitted on 14 Mar 2018
To pay or not to pay – how to weatherproof your Business!
The last spell of bad weather raised many concerns about what to do if staff can’t get in or when the business has to temporarily close.
But it isn’t just bad weather that causes closures – as KFC experienced when their chicken deliveries failed to turn up!
So how can you ensure you “weatherproof” your business against such short-term assaults?
... read more »
Submitted on 2 Feb 2018
Dealing with redundancy – when a business goes bust!
The number of businesses impacted by Carillion’s seismic downfall is now thought to be legion, affecting businesses both large and small……and not just those in the construction sector. ... read more »
Submitted on 7 Nov 2017
GDPR – the countdown begins!
With only 6 months to go until the GDPR comes into force - what are the implications for your business? And what do you need to do to prepare for it? ... read more »
Submitted on 9 Oct 2017
Performance Management - getting the best from your staff
Understanding the root cause of a performance problem, and knowing how to effectively deal with it, will enable you to create a positive working environment where people feel supported and valued – and able to perform at their best! ... read more »
Submitted on 14 Sep 2017
What to do when staff go missing!
Staff take time off work for all sorts of reasons – they or a family member get sick, emergencies arise, or they just need days off to deal with stuff. But what should you do if an employee fails to return to work and then is impossible to contact? ... read more »
Submitted on 11 Jul 2017
Holiday Entitlement – Busting the Myths!
How much do you know about employee holiday entitlement?
With the holiday season about to take off now’s the time to check that your interpretation of holiday pay and entitlement is correct and not one of the common myths. ... read more »
Submitted on 9 May 2017
The Downfalls of the Dirty Office!
When it comes to the recruitment and retention of staff would you, as an employer, ever consider that the state of your workplace could be a deal-breaker! ... read more »