HR support for large organisations

  1. If you are an employer facing the need to reduce staff for reason of redundancy, then depending on the numbers involved you need to comply with a defined statutory redundancy procedure covering consultation and timescales or you could face a heavy tribunal award against you. This applies no matter how genuine and inevitable the redundancy […]

  2. In everyday life people fall out, clash from time to time or just simply don’t get along so it’s no wonder that employers often experience this with their employees. Sometimes there doesn’t seem like a solution to the problem; if neither party is to blame as such, there’s no element of bullying etc. then what […]

  3. Following the announcements of the UK and devolved Governments of another period of lockdown, employers continue to face very uncertain times. Employers across multiple sectors are having to make some extremely tough decisions in the hope of surviving the coming months and ensuring any kind of viable future. In an attempt to reduce or mitigate […]

  4. Read our round-up of the key HR myths at Christmas and the truths all employers and business owners need to know to manage their team effectively over the Christmas period. 1. HR Myths: Temporary Christmas-cover workers do not get holidays. Truth: All workers and employees get annual leave, including temporary, fixed term, zero hour or […]

  5. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, the UK has been undergoing a yearlong transition period during which the UK and EU have attempted to negotiate the rules and arrangements that will apply at the end of this period. We review the potential impact on the GDPR after Brexit and provide a guide for […]

  6. In recent months those involved in HR at any level have been near monopolised by Covid, isolation, shielding, furlough and numerous other off-shoots of the pandemic. But some issues have not gone away including the very delicate and sensitive ones of miscarriage and still births and their practical impact on entitlement to maternity leave and […]

  7. Whilst many businesses close for Christmas, for those that remain open careful Christmas rota planning is essential to avoid a potential staffing headache. Some sectors have to work at Christmas, these include the hospitality industry, security, emergency services and domiciliary care sectors. Whilst some people may not mind working at Christmas, others are not always […]

  8. Black Friday 2020 is already in full swing for many online retailers, with range of deals from tech to toys this year. But what are the HR issues affecting UK businesses on Black Friday 2020 ? We review 3 key HR challenges facing employers and provide practical guidance to help you manage your staff. Don’t […]