Managing Sickness Absence

Managing Sickness Absence

Managing Sickness Absence – our top 5 tips   In this month’s HR Insight, we take a closer look at sickness absence. This can often feel like a grey area for many employers as there are a number of areas in Employment Law that can catch you out. Here we explore 5...
The Right to Disconnect

The Right to Disconnect

How robust is the right to disconnect? CIPD recently reported that a new law has been passed in Australia which will give employees the power to apply for an order to stop unreasonable out-of-hours contact from their employer, which could lead to a substantial fine if...
The four-day working week

The four-day working week

The four-day working week: is it right for your business? Working a four-day week: does it mean “less value for money” or is it the answer to improving employee wellbeing, commitment and retention? The debate rumbles on, with valid points being made on both sides. In...
Suspension & Investigation

Suspension & Investigation

Can an Employer suspend an employee, pending an investigation? The simple answer is yes, you can suspend an employee pending an investigation, but it should be done for valid and justifiable reasons, and the process should adhere to established procedures and...
Improve Business Productivity

Improve Business Productivity

Any successful business or project requires a great plan and talented, hardworking people to make it happen. But workplace productivity, the ultimate effectiveness of your efforts, greatly influences how far and fast you can go. To maximise productivity, you need a...
EDI – Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

EDI – Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Promoting and delivering EDI in the workplace is essential. It’s about creating working environments and cultures where every individual can feel safe, a sense of belonging and is empowered to achieve their full potential. 2020 was a big, difficult, important year and...