Entries by Jan

It’s the way you wear it

How does your company dress code stand up to the latest government guidance and what do you need to consider for this year’s Christmas party? Government Guidance Earlier in the year, the government released some long-awaited guidance on discriminatory dress codes [CIPD: New dress code guidance published 22/05/2018]. Called ‘Dress codes and sex discrimination – what […]

GDPR – three-month review

It’s three months since the GDPR regulations were introduced – now is a great time to review your own situation and ensure that those responsible for HR in your organisation are complying with these regulations… The GDPR regulations, which were introduced in May, govern how businesses – whatever their size – handle personal data; this […]

Being the best – starting at the top

Managers need to understand how they can support employee engagement and well-being. And why… Employee engagement and well-being is vital if you want to keep your people happy and productive – and retain valued members of your team. But this kind of culture must be supported from the top down – so to ensure it […]

The benefits of HR Software

The new regulations for protecting data are imminent but using specialist HR software can help you stick to the rules – as well as offering many benefits with other day-to-day HR tasks – as we highlight below… No one with an email address can fail to have noticed the vast numbers of messages asking you […]

All change – Keeping on top of the Payroll Changes

April is a busy time for anyone responsible for the payroll, as the changes announced in November’s budget come into effect… Keeping up with the changes in regulation can be mind-boggling sometimes, so here is our handy guide to the latest changes in wages and pension payments so you can keep on track. First is […]

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Is Yours a People Company?

Do you value your staff above all else…? Is your organisation a People Company? Does it put the success and well-being of its staff at the top of its dream board? And would your staff say this is true? If so, congratulations, you truly have a People Company! So what exactly is a People Company? […]

Skills Crisis Ahead

As Brexit gets ever-nearer, and the world of work changes with technological advances, the UK is heading towards a skills shortage that will hit employers hard… The UK is falling behind its European counterparts when it comes to education levels and training in the workplace, according to research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and […]