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What Makes a Great Place to Work in 2019?

While advances in technology are transforming the way we work, enabling more freedom of choice over when and where we work, so too are people’s expectations from their employment. Contributor Asimina Stamatiou, Senior Business Analyst ...

Article by Asimina Stamatiou | Published: November 18, 2018

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Holiday pay rights for temporary workers

By the end of 2016, the Office for National Statistics reported an eight per-cent increase in the number of temporary workers in the UK, bringing the total up to 850,000. Many temporary workers don’t know ...

Article by Claire Leigh | Published: February 2, 2018

How has Globalisation affected HRM?

Article by Chris Kerridge, Business Analyst Globalisation has made us a multi-cultural society which has implications on human resource management within the UK and the developing nations. There are four theoretical frameworks that explore the influences ...

Article by Graham White | Published: June 24, 2015

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HR must be technology ambassadors

Some love it and some fear it, but regardless, increasing technology is not just an inevitability, but an exciting development within the HR profession. As experts in people management and change, it is imperative that ...

Article by Andrew Spence | Published: November 18, 2018

Generation Z: Rules of engagement

We’ve now moved on from millennials (or Generation Y, as this group is also known) and are shifting along the line to welcome a whole new generation into the workplace. Contributor Cyril Parsons, Joint Managing ...

Article by Cyril Parsons | Published: November 17, 2018

My Employer Has Gone Into Administration, What Does That Mean For Me?

If your employer goes into Administration it doesn’t mean that the company automatically goes out of business. The Administration process provides a breathing space for actions to be taken to keep the company going if ...

Article by Viola Lloyd | Published: February 23, 2015

Is payroll really HR’s responsibility?

Few would dispute the importance of the payroll function and yet where this function resides within an organisation continues to be a topic of much debate. Where should payroll sit within an organisation and does ...

Article by Viola Lloyd | Published: October 19, 2011

When is dismissal on the grounds of ill health fair?

Dismissing an employee due to ill health is anything but straightforward.  An employer will often need to consider complex assessments of medical evidence, potentially pry into an employee’s private life, and deal with the prospect ...

Article by Viola Lloyd | Published: March 10, 2014

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How to Strategically Use Flexible Working Arrangements to Benefit your Business

We all know that flexible working arrangements bring many positive benefits to an employee’s life including a better work/life balance, greater job satisfaction,more autonomy, increased energy,creativity, motivation and morale. Flexible working gives employees greater ownership ...

Article by Mairead Walsh | Published: October 12, 2017

Communication - we're loving it !

COMMUNICATION – WE’RE LOVING IT!  A dedicated, engaged workforce makes for a thriving business, but what role can internal communication play in motivating your people?  One organisation that recognises the need for effective internal communication is ...

Article by Viola Lloyd | Published: January 24, 2008