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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...

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Recruitment

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Recruitment

Welcome to part three of our Small Business HR Masterclass. Today we’re talking about the beast that is recruitment. Recruitment is incredibly time consuming and expensive, but done well, it is a worthwhile investment. It can also be risky, and you need to be mindful...

5 Tips for Successfully Bringing Volunteers on Board

5 Tips for Successfully Bringing Volunteers on Board

Tags - Tips for Bringing Volunteers on Board  In light of the current pandemic, it’s been found there is an enormous population out there who are willing volunteers, ready to lend their skills and support during difficult times. For example, those who were...

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Terms and Conditions

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Terms and Conditions

Following the resounding success of the first instalment of our Small Business HR Masterclass, part two is here! This time we are focusing our advice on terms and conditions of employment.  This one is meaty, so grab a coffee and croissant, and get...

Top 5 Things Managers Should Do When COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

Top 5 Things Managers Should Do When COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

Tags - Things Managers Should Do When COVID-19 Restrictions Ease As we hope for a brighter 2021 and lockdown restrictions are beginning to lift, employees who are returning to work will be faced with a new set of changes. For some, change can be difficult to adapt to,...

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Pay and benefits

HR Masterclass for Small Businesses: Pay and benefits

At Nectar HR, our goal is to cut through the noise of a busy world and guide you to success. We focus on what your needs are. This means we can quickly and clearly get to the root of the problem and provide a solution. We also know how difficult it is to juggle the...

A Guide On How To Deal With ‘Heat of the Moment’ Resignations

A Guide On How To Deal With ‘Heat of the Moment’ Resignations

Tags - How To Deal With Heat of the Moment Resignations When an employee resigns in the heat of the moment, whether in an argument or under pressure in a difficult work situation, the employer must act with caution before relying on the resignation. One reason being,...

Domestic abuse at work: supporting victims and perpetrators

Domestic abuse at work: supporting victims and perpetrators

When I first said that I would write a blog about domestic abuse at work, my aim was simple. I want to provide valuable information for managers, business owners and HR professionals, on how to support employees who are victims of domestic abuse. I soon realised that...

The Importance of Job Analysis

The Importance of Job Analysis

Tags - Importance of Job Analysis The first step in building a top performing hiring process is to define the job; referred to as job analysis.  And, in a rush to fill urgent vacancies, creating the job analysis is often overlooked, especially in smaller...