Christmas party dress code

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 […]

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‘No-deal’ Brexit will still be a good deal for workers

Guidelines released by the government show that protection of workers and the legal responsibilities of employers to their staff are set to remain… The looming spectre of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit is breeding an atmosphere of uncertainty across the UK – whether you are a home owner, business owner or someone who has to deal with […]

GDPR 3 Months On

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 […]

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CLOSED: Carers

Support Workers : Part-time and Bank near Bishop Stortford CM22   Pay: £12.00 per hour weekdays and £14.00 per hour weekends We’re looking for several people to grow the team looking after a little boy of 8 years old with Cerebral Palsy. Have you worked with children with special needs? Do you know the challenges […]

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A bit on the side – four in 10 workers have second ‘jobs’

People managers need to start considering how they will tackle this growing trend… We often talk about developing careers and keeping employees engaged on our blog, but what do you do when alongside their career with your organisation, employees have a second job or small business? Side hustle It is a growing trend – with […]

Manager and employee engagement

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 […]

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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 […]

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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? […]

Care Staff

Embrace our New Care Package

Specialised HR support and advice for those who employ care staff… Having staff who work in your home can make for a delicate situation and one that requires some specialised knowledge. That’s why here at Embrace HR Limited, we have a special package to support independent case managers and their clients who employ care staff […]

GDPR

Stay Protected with the GDPR

Why HR professionals need to ensure they are complying with the latest data protection regulations… Time moves quickly, and now there is only three months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline comes around on 25 May 2018. Guidance can be found here. [ICO website guide to the GDPR] HR have always had to […]

HR Tech and Trends

HR Technology and Trends for 2018

Here we look ahead to what’s coming up for the world of HR in the coming year… People management never keeps still – there are always developments to keep on top of –  like the changes from last month’s budget that we mentioned in our November blog. Read it here. Artificial Intelligence AI (or Artificial […]