Workplace Diversity at Christmas time
  • Dec 11 2017

Workplace Diversity at Christmas time

The concern of offending employees who are non-Christian at Christmas time has been heavily debated over the past few years, from people signing off cards with a non-specific ‘Happy Holidays’ to some companies banning any and all type of yuletide festivities altogether.


HR Issues at Office Christmas Parties
  • Nov 28 2017

HR Issues at Office Christmas Parties

Christmas Cracker or On the Naughty List? It’s the most magical time of the year; fairy lights, baubles, snowmen and Christmas trees – but what about alcohol-induced absences, drunken shenanigans and offended employees?


Can you Dismiss an Employee for Taking a ‘Sickie’?
  • Oct 17 2017

Can you Dismiss an Employee for Taking a ‘Sickie’?

In American businesses, ‘duvet days’ exist for employees. These are an allocated number of days for when an employee does not wish to come into work they do not have to, without risk of dismissal. Duvet days are typically in addition to their normal holiday allowance.


How Beneficial are Workplace Pension Schemes to Employers?
  • Sep 19 2017

How Beneficial are Workplace Pension Schemes to Employers?

Friday the 15th of September was National Pension Awareness day and many companies all over the UK took part in the event by raising awareness of the importance of saving for the future in their own unique ways. Consumer rating site Which, for example, shared information on how to track down forgotten pension pots from …


What do HR Professionals Need to Know About the GDPR?
  • Sep 11 2017

What do HR Professionals Need to Know About the GDPR?

The new and incredibly unforgiving GDPR rules are due to be implemented in the UK by the 25th May 2018 and have been designed to replace the outdated Data Protection Act of 1998.