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December 2018

What to do if an employee doesn’t turn up for work over Christmas?

By | December 9th, 2018|News|

As an employer I am sure you try to approve Christmas holiday requests for your employees wherever you can but inevitably there are times where it is simply not possible. The main reason for refusing is usually because the business will be understaffed or cannot function without the employee over a certain time period. Employees [...]

April 2016

You can’t do that!! Demystifying more common HR myths

By | April 25th, 2016|Blog|

In this second article our resident guest blogger, Mara Thorne puts the record straight about three more common HR myths of employment law and management practice about what employers can and cannot do, this time looking at bank holidays, dismissal during sickness absence and misconduct during the notice period. 1.   Everybody is entitled to the [...]

You can’t do that! Demystifying some of the common HR myths

By | April 12th, 2016|Blog|

We've got something a bit different this week, a great guest post from one of our Associate Consultants Mara Thorne, who shares her insights into some common misconceptions about what employers can and can't do, so if you want to know more about her insights read her post below. They say that “a little knowledge [...]

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March 2016

Four strategies for reducing absenteeism

By | March 6th, 2016|Blog|

According to research by PwC, the annual cost of sickness absence has rocketed to £29 billion for UK organisations.  Simply put, your staff are calling in sick, and it’s having a severe impact on your bottom line.  If you want to mitigate the impact, it’s time to think about how you can nip the problem [...]