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September 2016

  • Who would you re-employ again? - From our guest blogger Ray Moore of Fluid Coaching by Ray Moore, posted on 26th Sep 2016 If you could ‘sack' everyone that you currently employ today (without fear of tribunal, notice or termination payments or indeed without any other repercussion) who would you re-employ tomorrow? Now that may bring a wry smile to your face or a serious frown but read the question again and then go through your whole team one at a time...
  • Not issuing contracts of employment can cost you money! by Paula, posted on 23rd Sep 2016 The contract of employment is formed when you offer someone a job and they accept it...
  • National Minimum Wage Increase - 1st October 2016 by Paula, posted on 13th Sep 2016 I am sure we all remember the introduction in April for the Living Wage...
  • SMEs, HR and the Employee Handbook by Gina, posted on 12th Sep 2016 To start lets see if any of the following are familiar: You work for an SME organisation You are not trained in HR or are inexperienced with the topic You have been tasked with HR in addition to your normal duties The employee handbook needs to be reviewed...
  • Create a Winning Team by Ray Moore, posted on 12th Sep 2016 Have you ever wondered what differentiates a winning team from a team that has great potential but never quite makes it? In sport it is often quite clear...
  • Giving more than their contractual notice by Fiona, posted on 6th Sep 2016 Whilst your contracts of employment clearly set out what notice you expect your employees to give you should they wish to leave your employ, it is common practice for employees to try and negotiate a shorter notice period to suit themselves...