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Simple Time Management Quiz

Time Management – do you plan ahead? Or do you not have time for that? We all have days that are just too short but when you feel like this every day do you need to start gaining some control over your diary? Why not take our quiz to determine how well you manage your time?

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Statutory Payments and Leave

Who is eligible? When are they eligible? How much do they get? When do they get it? Who pays for it? Where can you get help? The questions surrounding maternity and paternity pay/leave are endless. Managing the process smoothly will ensure that your workload planning is efficient and your business can continue running effectively. Simple […]

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Invitation to The Employment Cycle Masterclass

        We know how complex the employment relationship can be and therefore we are offering the opportunity to attend masterclasses discussing the three separate stages of the employment cycle. This is a limited offer during August, September and October for only £10 per person per masterclass. Wednesday 21st August 9.00am to 11.00am […]

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Flexible Working: Challenges versus Benefits

Many businesses are now considering offering flexible working, in some form, to their employees. There are many different forms of flexible working; compressed hours; part-time; job sharing etc. Whatever form you choose there will be both challenges and benefits to your business and your employees. Our simple guide below may help reduce your fears and […]

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Employee “Burnout”

Employee burnout is rapidly becoming an issue for employers as 30% of those surveyed said that it is a common problem in their organisations. Excessive workloads are cited as the main reason for employee burnout which could result in increased time off, repeated lateness and a reduction in productivity. Some said causes of employee burnout […]

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What you need to know about RTI PAYE changes.

Changes to the current payroll system are being made which means from the 6th of April companies that are registered as PAYE will have to provide real time information to HMRC. What? Employers are now required to report deductions prior to or at the time of paying staff, rather than reporting deductions once a year. […]

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Employee Mentoring

Sometimes we all need someone to lean on to help guide us towards the person we want to be. The idea behind employee mentoring is to give people an effective way to progress their career, develop their potential and improve their performance. Ideally the mentor/mentee relationship should be a partnership rather than a formal working […]

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Employee Development

As an employer you expect your employees to invest their time and effort into your business but what about your investment? It should not end once they’ve signed on the dotted line of the contract, this should only be the beginning. Spending time and money on staff development should be part of your commitment to […]

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Getting the Balance Right?

Smart phones, iPads, blackberry’s and the rest… all great technologies that allow us to stay in touch with friends and loved ones… and work! What does it mean for our worklife balance, well nothing if you have the discipline to keep it switched off. However, if something major is going on in the business it […]

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Legal Implications of Social Media

Recruitment: As nearly everyone has some kind of social media page, it is easy for employers to find out a bit more about potential employees before even considering them for interview. Remember just because the information is out there, it doesn’t mean you can use it to discriminate against a potential employee. Discrimination against applicants […]

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