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.
Flexible Working Update
The government is proposing changes to the way employers must deal with flexible working requests and who will be eligible to make them.
Statutory Sick Pay Recovery for Covid-Related Absence to End
The Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) recovery for coronavirus related absence is to end on 30 September 2021. Here’s what employers need to know…
The Case for Diversity
Katherine Watkins explains why diversity must be priority for any employer in today’s financial services sector.
Use it - Don't lose it!
New findings suggest that UK employees have taken less time off since the start of the pandemic. However, taking time off is beneficial and it’s important that employers communicate with their staff to ensure that leave is being taken.