Redundancy can be a scary word in the world of business, and employers who do not adhere to proper procedures run the risk of receiving an unfair dismissal claim. Amy Foster explains how to deal with redundancies of fewer than 20 employees.
Coronavirus – Return to Work Guidance
Many employers may be considering how to put in place procedures for a gradual return to the office. This article looks at how to create an environment in which staff and visitors can feel safe, in line with government guidance.
Remote Working - How to Make it Work
As coronavirus cases in the UK continue to increase, many businesses around the UK will be introducing remote working in order to help prevent the spread of the virus and to protect their staff and clients. What do businesses need to consider when implementing remote working?
Annual Performance Reviews or Continuous Feedback?
Performance reviews are important, but can often lead to tension and uncertainty among staff. How can the appraisal process be improved to provide a motivating and positive working environment?
Criminal Records and SM&CR
SM&CR introduces more stringent requirements in respect of criminal record checks. What will these involve?
The Importance of a Good Induction
Is your induction process well-planned – or do you leave new recruits to their own devices? Amy Foster explains why having a robust induction process is so important for both employers and employees.
Autism in the Workplace
Under the Equality Act 2010, it is a requirement for employers to make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities. Only around 16% of autistic adults are in full time employment, with 32% in some form of paid work, suggesting that employers may need to do more to provide support in the workplace.
Conduct Risk Management and the Role of HR
Kate Foreman and Robin Wood of RWA, review the 5 golden rules of HR in a regulated environment.
People buy from people, right?
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.