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Free food for employees?

When it comes to employee perks, high on the list is free food and drink! Over the past few years, surveys have revealed that companies that provide free food have a happier workforce than those that don’t. While the majority (over 50%) of full-time employees are “extremely” or “very” happy with their current job, that […]

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Are your workers stressed out?

  HR news have published this article today about how small businesses are least likely to have stressed out workers. Why not read up on our top tips for keeping your employees from getting stressed! Add some green to the work place, this can have an amazing impact on stress levels and even increase productivity! […]

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Should you pay your employees if they work during their journey to and from work?

You might have seen on BBC News this morning that a study by the West of England University suggests the time that commuters use to deal with work emails, make calls and work on reports for instance, should constitute as part of their working day, or deemed as working additional hours According to the study, […]

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Why do your employees leave and how to retain them.

As a Business Owner that relies on good staff, one of your worries maybe losing a valued member of staff who you consider an asset to your company. It’s important as an employer to recognise what might cause an employee to leave and to ensure that you do your best to keep hold of them. […]

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Reference checking is good practice but be mindful of employees’ rights

Although not compulsory, it is advisable to check a potential employee’s references before either offering them a position or before their probationary period ends. You can do this in writing or by telephone at any point during the recruitment process. Some candidates will prefer you not to check their references until they have been offered […]

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International Woman’s Day

8th March 2016 is International Woman’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. When we look at how far we have come in comparison to the inequality our parents, grandparents and distant ancestors endured, it detracts from how far we still have to go to parity. It doesn’t […]

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Jeremy Hunt imposes new terms and conditions onto Junior Doctors – How to effectively change the terms and conditions of employment

On 11th February 2016, the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt took the decision to impose a new contract on Junior Doctors which amends their existing terms and conditions of employment.  Contract changes are sometimes necessary for your business so how would SimpleHR support an employer who needed to amend their contracts of employment for an existing […]

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How to attract the right candidate

The recruitment process can often be a long and tiring one, especially if you are not attracting the right calibre of candidates to your business. You should always focus on quality over quantity. The first important thing to remember is that it is a two-way street. Although you are looking for the perfect employee, they […]

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Our Recruitment Department

Due to the needs of our clients ever growing and the internal growth within simple hr, simple hr is now excited to share the news with you that we are going to be launching a new department within Simple HR. We are launching a new recruitment department, already our existing clients have moved from using […]

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How to show appreciation

A company’s most valuable asset is its people, this is why it makes good business sense  to retain committed employee’s for as long as possible Once simple step is to show how much you really do value their contribution.  When you are a small or medium sized business, you may have to come up with […]

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