Angry faces - difficult employee
Understanding how to deal with a difficult employee can be a nightmare for most employers. The key to a successful outcome will depend on whether the situation has been dealt with fairly and proactively. If you’re in a difficult situation concerning an employee, there are various actions you can take
Sexual Discrimination - child at nursery school
The Equality Act prohibits sexual discrimination in the workplace. As an employer, it is important to understand what is considered as “sexual discrimination”, along with your duties and responsibilities. Failure to act or resolve a situation involving this type of discrimination could result in an employment tribunal. Gender reassignment discrimination
Hybrid working
Introducing hybrid working: what you need to know. Growing numbers of companies are recognising that offering hybrid working where operationally possible can be really advantageous. It can help with recruiting new employees as well as enabling existing staff to manage their working and personal responsibilities more successfully. But it needs
Calculator Employees’ financial wellbeing
Employees’ financial wellbeing is as important to an employer as the employee themself. If employees are worried about finances, this can severely impact their concentration and performance. Money matters will be on many employees’ minds at the moment. February ONS data showed there were mounting worries about the cost of
‘Offboarding process’ might sound like a slightly strange phrase, but basically, it’s a term that covers everything to do with the final stage of an employee’s time with you from the moment it’s confirmed they are leaving. There are a lot of employees on the move at the moment which
Digital identity checks are coming in the form of a new tool called Identification Document Validation Technology (IDVT). This is to be introduced from 6th April 2022, so, what does this mean for your company? Digital Identity Checks Employers have been required to carry out in-person right to work checks
Increase to statutory rates 2022
Increase to Statutory Rates 2022 – National Minimum Wage    Current NMW Rate   NMW Effective 1st April 2022 Apprentices Those aged under 19 and also those aged over 19 but in their first year of an apprenticeship   £4.30   £4.81 Aged Under 16 – 17 £4.62 £4.81 Aged
reducing sick pay for unvaccinated
At the moment, a lot of well-known companies are adopting a policy of reducing sick pay for unvaccinated staff who have to self-isolate due to being in close contact with someone who’s had a positive covid test. Ikea and Next are just two of the organisations in the headlines for
Employee Retention
Employee retention is a huge issue for many businesses at the moment. There are quite a few worrying headlines in the news at the moment for employers. Job advert numbers are hitting record levels – there were 2.29 million active postings at the start of October. A quarter of employees
Jude Read |HR Consultancy Outsourced HR Management & Solutions - Flexible HR Options For You