It is that time of year when firms are looking closely at the past year’s performance of staff and setting new objectives for the year ahead. Katherine Watkins explains why it’s important to get the appraisal process right – and highlights the risks of getting it wrong.
Return of SSP Rebate Scheme
The Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme, which has supported employers with the rising cost of sick pay during the pandemic, has been reinstated.
Focusing on Employee Wellbeing
In this article, Laura Findlay looks at how employers can focus on employee wellbeing during the latest Covid-19 developments.
Reflecting on 2021
A look back on the last 12 months of yet another unprecedented year for businesses and their staff.
Key HR Dates for 2022
As we head into 2022, Katherine Watkins outlines the key dates for consideration form an HR perspective for the New Year.
Retaining Talented Staff in a Candidate’s Market
Katherine Watkins explains why employers need to be proactive to retain talented staff in a growing job market.
Plan B – Change to Covid-19 Guidance in England to curb Omicron variant
As Covid-19 restrictions are tightened in response to the spread of the Omicron variant, what do employers need to consider?
Encouraging Physical Wellness in Workplace
In this article, Laura Findlay focuses on physical wellness – why it matters and how it can be encouraged in the workplace.