Human Resources

Giving employees the freedom to forge their own professional relationships, not only empowers them but, when done correctly, reflects positively upon the business as a whole.

A 'how to' guide to explain why staff supervision is so important, and what represents 'best practice' in terms of monitoring staff, gathering evidence, and keeping records.

It probably would not be unusual to assume that young adults are more entrepreneurial or prefer to move from one job to another, but a recent survey of 1,200 millennials (adults aged 18 to 34) conducted by EY and EIG has shown that people in this age range are more risk averse than we might think.

From 7th March 2017, banks and insurers will be required to comply with the requirement to issue mandatory regulatory references. Financial Services practitioners have been issuing regulated references for years, but does it have any impact on brokers?
Well yes, almost certainly because it is expected that these rules will be rolled out to all PRA and FCA authorised firms in due course, although a firm date has yet to be set.

So after a bit of analysis, Lloyd's of London has introduced a nine-to-five ban on the consumption of alcohol, making it a gross misconduct offence which could get a transgressor fired.

We frequently see restrictive covenants that look impressive, but when they are analysed they offer little or no protection, generally because they have not been constructed specifically for the role they relate to.  Unfortunately, this often doesn’t become apparent until an employee leaves the company.

We all have sympathy for employees who are genuinely unwell and the majority of clients that I work with are a particularly sympathetic bunch, who sometimes get taken for a bit of a ride because of it.

Introducing RWA Insight - our new online content and thought leadership platform that focuses on the key areas of Insurance Broking, Business Consultancy, Workplace Learning and Human Resources.

When it comes to recruitment and building a team, how often do you spend time looking at an individual’s strengths and skills for the role?

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