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November 2016

  • IS MEDIATION 'PINK AND FLUFFY'? by Angie, posted on 29th Nov 2016 Because HR is about people, no two situations are every exactly the same...
  • HOW DOES 'YOUR HR SERVICE' PROTECT YOUR ORGANISATION? by Gina, posted on 28th Nov 2016 Many small businesses do not have the scope or budget for a separate HR department but still have to make sure that they are compliant and up to date...
  • SICKNESS DURING ANNUAL LEAVE by Angie, posted on 22nd Nov 2016 What would you do if an employee returns from annual leave and announces they were unwell for most of it so they want it to be considered as sick leave rather than annual leave? Employees often think that all they have to do is tell their employer they were sick during their holiday and in doing so they can count the time as sickness absence, even if they were not in the country at the time...
  • THE FOUR BEHAVIOURS SEEN WHEN FORMING A TEAM - From our guest blogger Ray Moore of Fluid Coaching by Ray Moore, posted on 21st Nov 2016 Isn't is so easy to pigeon hole employees based on the behaviour that we observe in the work environment...
  • GENDER PAY GAP REPORTING by Fiona, posted on 15th Nov 2016 The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2016 were expected to come into force in October 2016, but the Government Equality Office has indicated the enforcement date will now be April 2017...
  • PAY PROTECTION AND REASONABLE ADJUSTMENTS by Fiona, posted on 8th Nov 2016 An employer has a duty to take reasonable steps to avoid placing a disabled person at a disadvantage by making reasonable adjustments...
  • WHO IS THE KEEPER IN YOUR CULTURE? - From our guest blogger, Ray Moore of Fluid Coaching by Ray Moore, posted on 7th Nov 2016 The culture in many corporate businesses often consist of beautifully crafted words published in corporate documents, websites and framed statements in reception areas that woefully misrepresent the culture experienced within the company...
  • TAX FREE CHILDCARE SCHEME by Fiona, posted on 1st Nov 2016 The Government has said that tax-free childcare will be introduced in early 2017...