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 14 Feb 2019

Holiday Pay – getting it sorted!

To help debunk some of the many myths and misunderstandings regarding holidays and holiday pay here are some answers to the most common questions our Experts are asked.

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Submitted on 23 Jan 2019

Are Skills Shortages Harming your Business?

On the basis that "Good People make for a Good Business", how do you find enough people with the right skills and experience - and avoid potential disaster for your business!

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Submitted on 13 Nov 2018

Your Smooth Guide to the Christmas Festivities

Planning for your festivities to be a hit - not a disaster!

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Submitted on 9 Oct 2018

Paying for what the Job is Worth

The importance of paying what a job is worth - and the benefits to Employers!

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Submitted on 5 Sep 2018

Improving Employee Productivity

Create a positive environment where your people can reach their performance potential and can find a good fit for their abilities - and you will improve employee productivity.

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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?

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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?

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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 »