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.
Tribunal awards – handy reference guide
What are the new statutory rates and limits that have come into effect this year? Katherine Watkins has put together a guide which explains.
Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
The FCA has recently released a discussion paper on diversity and inclusion in financial services. What do firms need to consider to ensure they are sufficiently prioritising diversity and inclusion in the workplace?
Flexible working is on the increase. Katherine Watkins explores the benefits, as well as the challenges, of flexible working models.
Dealing with Redundancies of Fewer than 20 Employees
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?