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VACANCY FILLED Support Worker Hemel Hempstead

Bank Support Worker – Hemel Hempstead, HP3 area Hemel Hempstead, HP3 area Pay : £12 to £14 per hour Bank Support Worker to provide cover mainly, weekends, before and after college and during college holidays Full clean UK driving licence Apply now….click to apply on TotalJobs Have you worked in a support role with young […]

Embrace HR Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness week: Workplace stress

How would you feel if your employees were putting their own mental health at risk in their bid to succeed at work? We look at how you can be aware of how workplace pressures can affect your staff and how you can help… As May 13-19 is Mental Health Awareness Week, make this the time […]

Embrace HR changes April 2019

All change! Employment law alterations in April 2019

It’s vital that HR professionals keep up to date with changes in the law – here’s a rundown of the most recent updates… Itemised pay statements The right to receive an itemised pay statement has been extended to workers, rather than just employees from 6 April 2019. If you have staff whose pay varies depending […]

Embrace HR Flexible working

Is flexible working your friend?

As a government initiative looks to increase the uptake of flexible working, we look at the pros and cons and legal requirements for HR departments… The desire to have flexible working is a big pull for prospective candidates. According to a survey by web conferencing company powwownow.co.uk, 81 per cent of people say that flexible […]

Bank Workers
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To be or not to be employed: bank workers

Bank workers are the mainstay of the care industry, yet HR professionals have struggled for years to define whether they are employees. A recent employment tribunal may have answered the question… What are bank staff? The term refers to a pool of people that an employer may call on when they need to cover shifts, […]

Mental Health

Why you need a mental health first aider

We all know that a company must have appointed first aiders, but who is taking care of your staff’s mental first aid? Did you know 57% of UK workers (MIND: Half of workers have experienced poor mental health in current job, 11/09/2018) have experienced some issue with their mental health? And yet, while there is […]

Right to Work

Right to work in the UK

Update streamlines company checks on future foreign employees and their eligibility to work in the UK… Employ someone who doesn’t have the right to work in the UK and you could find yourself at the start of a five-year jail sentence, not to mention the unlimited fine that you would have to pay. An employer […]


Laughter is the best medicine

It’s not just an old wives’ tale – laughter and keeping happy can be the secret to content and productive staff – it’s the science of Laughology! Laughology is a training and consulting organisation founded by Stephanie Davies. Working on the stand-up circuit, she realised that humour could help her survive as she performed on […]

Autumn Budget 2018

Autumn Budget Update

Key points for HR professionals to consider… The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, revealed his Budget 2018 on Monday 29 October – promising it would be a Budget for ‘the strivers, the grafters and carers’. What are the key points for HR? Mental health care Increased spending for health care services should be a boost for employers, […]

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 […]