Just as the recruitment market had begun to stabilise after the COVID-19 pandemic with an increase in demand for remote working, UK businesses now face yet more economic uncertainty following the recent announcement of an expected recession. How can businesses navigate recruitment and workforce planning effectively as we start to face these new challenges?
How A Social Media Policy Can Protect Your Firms Brand
For businesses, social media is an invaluable tool to connect and communicate with existing and potential customers but are you aware of the dangers of not having a social media policy?
What is the Gender Pay Gap, and what changes are there for 2022?
International Women’s Day was celebrated on 8th March, and the theme for this year was gender equality. In this article, Laura Findlay explains the gender pay gap and what the reporting requirements are.
Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday – Considerations for Employers
The government has confirmed a four-day bank holiday in June 2022 to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. What do employers need to consider?
Getting the Appraisal Process Right
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.
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.
Fire and Rehire Practices
Katherine Watkins looks are why ‘fire and rehire’ practices are not always the best or right method for handling contract changes in your business.
Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) Guidance
Does your organisation know how to deal with Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs)? In this article, Katherine Watkins explains the rules and regulations you need to be aware of.