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Our Top 5 Tips for Managing Staff During Summer 2021

Our Top 5 Tips for Managing Staff During Summer 2021

Tags - How to Manage Staff During Summer 2021 Summer has finally landed and not just in the weather sense. We’re at that time of year when a large number of employees want to take their annual leave. For many businesses, this can be a nightmare when it comes to shift...

4 Lessons to Learn From BrewDog’s Toxic Culture

4 Lessons to Learn From BrewDog’s Toxic Culture

Tags - BrewDog Work Culture It recently came to light, in an open letter on Twitter that BrewDog, a craft beer company, promotes a workplace culture of fear and is built on a “cult of personality”. The former employees have claimed the company does not live up the...

5 Actions to Foster an Inclusive Workplace for LGBTQ+ Employees

5 Actions to Foster an Inclusive Workplace for LGBTQ+ Employees

Tags - Inclusive Workplace for LGBTQ+ Employees In recent years, organisations in all industries have made huge progress in supporting the LGBQT+ community by creating an inclusive workplace. However, there is still work to be done as many LGBQT+ people in the UK...

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Onboarding New Starters

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Onboarding New Starters

Welcome to the final part of our Small Business HR Masterclass. This last instalment will guide you through the best practice approach to onboarding new starters, which should get your new employee’s journey with your business off to a resounding success. We’ve all...

Four key points you need to know NOW if you have EU employees

Four key points you need to know NOW if you have EU employees

As we start the first full week of July 2021 (how has that happened!). It’s important you know that there is a new process in place when determining a candidate's right to work status. And you need to know this NOW! Get it wrong and it could cost you £20k. Per...

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Policies and Procedures

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Policies and Procedures

It’s good to see you back again for part 4 of our Small Business HR Masterclass. Today we’re going to edge you gently into policies and procedures. I can already feel the stifled yawns. Yes, we get it – policies can be really boring, especially when the way you do...

A Brief Overview of Paternity Leave

A Brief Overview of Paternity Leave

Tags - Overview of Paternity Leave Whether your partner gives birth, you adopt a child or have a baby by surrogate, fathers are entitled to paternity leave or pay so that you can help to look after your new arrival. Depending on your circumstance, you may be eligible...

7 Steps To Keep Staff Happy During Warm Weather

7 Steps To Keep Staff Happy During Warm Weather

Tags - Keep Staff Happy During Warm Weather   As we move deeper into the summer months and the weather gets warmer, let’s face it - the last thing your employees want is to be at work. With the UK already experiencing a heat wave, the hottest is still yet to...