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April 2018

Reminder: The clock is ticking for GDPR compliance

By | April 16th, 2018|Blog|

  Now I know you're probably all sick to death of hearing the dreaded acronym GDPR, but unless you’ve been hiding under a rock over the past few months – or, if we dare suggest it, burying your head in the sand – then you’ll be well aware that we’re very quickly galloping towards the [...]

March 2018

Are you taking sexual harassment claims seriously?

By | March 18th, 2018|Blog|

Cast your minds back to the Harvey Weinstein scandal in 2017, which brought attention back to the serious issue of sexual harassment in the workplace.  Since then there seems to be have been a whole plethora of similar issues coming out the wood work.  We've come a long way in recent years in terms of [...]

Research reveals outdated views on pregnancy from employers

By | March 11th, 2018|Blog|

By now, we are all aware that it’s against the law to decide not to appoint a woman to a role because she’s pregnant, or has plans to start a family.  So it might come as a surprise to discover the findings from a recent survey by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The [...]

January 2018

How to handle an office romance

By | January 29th, 2018|Blog|

Dating apps might be considered the modern way to find a partner, but plenty of people still find love at work.  According to a study by Approved Index, 65% of office workers have been involved in at least one office romance during the course of their career.  And that's hardly surprising.  Many of us see [...]

3 key employment law changes you need to be prepared for in 2018

By | January 21st, 2018|Blog|

The start of a new year brings new challenges when you’re running a business, and there are always key developments in the world of employment law that you need to be aware of.  Not surprisingly, 2018 isn't going to be any different. Though Brexit has offered more questions than answers, there are still lots of [...]

October 2017

The truth about ‘I don’t have time for HR’

By | October 16th, 2017|Blog|

One thing we hear time and time again from business owners, is that they just don’t have enough hours in the day to take care of HR.  There are a million and one other things on their list to do, and it can be too easy to leave the ‘people stuff’ until another day. But [...]

July 2017

What every business owner needs to know for the third quarter

By | July 10th, 2017|Blog|

So it looks like summer might well be here, but as this is England, none of us like to count our chickens about what’s to come next.  However we’re almost exactly slap bang in the middle of the year, and now’s a great time to take a step back from the day-to-day running of your [...]

June 2017

The heat is on. Is your business ready for the summer?

By | June 11th, 2017|Blog|

The days are getting longer, and the temperature is finally on the rise.  Chat in the office has probably started to turn to bikini diets and discount airlines.  The pavements are packed full with joggers and cyclists.  There’s no denying that summer is very firmly on the horizon.  But have you thought about what that [...]

May 2017

Zero hours contracts and the General Election

By | May 27th, 2017|Blog|

Employment legislation is hot news right now, as the main political parties release their manifestos, hit the campaign trail, and aim to make sure that voters know exactly how their lives can be improved, if they make the right choice at the polling station come June 8th. People care about how they’re treated at work, [...]

April 2017

How to deal with the influx of Bank Holiday weekends

By | April 24th, 2017|Blog|

The weather seems to be warming up which surely means there must be another bank holiday on the way. We all love a good old bank holiday weekend.  More time with the family, an opportunity to unwind, and weather permitting, maybe even a barbecue or two.  But as a business owner long weekends bring some [...]