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  1. Blog15th Dec 2023

    Lee Craig author of blog about workplace wellbeing and health and safety

    Are You Turning Down The Heating At Work?

    I had a Christmas shopping day on Monday and went to a couple of indoor shopping centres where I noticed that most of the shops were as cold inside as it was outside. While the cost of energy remains a…

    By Lee Craig

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  2. Blog6th Dec 2023

    James Richardson, author of blog about Christmas Party HR Issues

    Christmas Party HR Issues – Are you ready?

    As the festive season draws closer, it’s time for HR professionals and business owners across the UK to dust off the dreaded memo, put on their sternest ‘teacher voice’ and remind everyone to be on the very best of behaviour.…

    By James Richardson

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  3. Blog24th Nov 2023

    Lee Craig author of blog about workplace wellbeing and health and safety

    Working Safely At Height- What Do You Need To Know?

    What goes up, must come down, as the adage goes. Working at height remains one of the biggest causes of occupational fatalities and major injuries. Cases commonly involve over-reaching, over-balancing or the failure of a fragile surface. It’s not just…

    By Lee Craig

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  4. Blog22nd Nov 2023

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    Set Increases to NLW and NMW: The largest ever cash increase to the minimum wage

    No doubt you will have already heard the announcement to increase the National Living Wage (NLW) to £11.44 per hour, amounting to an uplift of almost 10%. This comes after the Government confirmed their acceptance of the recommendations made by…

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  5. Blog1st Nov 2023

    Aoife Travers author of blog about mitigating stress in the workplace

    How Can You Help Mitigate Stress in Your Workplace?

    Every year the International Stress Management Association (ISMAUK) runs a campaign to raise awareness of stress around the world and improve the ways in which stress is managed in the workplace and in our personal lives.   Stress is the body’s…

    By Aoife Travers

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  6. Blog29th Sep 2023

    The Importance of Workplace Investigations

    When possible disciplinary or grievance issues occur in the workplace, employers have a responsibility to find out all they reasonably can about the situation to ensure matters are resolved fairly and effectively. To do this, they should conduct a workplace…

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  7. Blog29th Sep 2023

    How Can You Support Employees in a Cost of Living Crisis

    A large proportion of people and businesses have been impacted by the ‘cost of living crisis’ which has been extensively covered in the news over recent months. This term refers to the fall in ‘real’ disposable incomes – after tax…

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  8. Blog21st Sep 2023

    How to Effectively Manage an Informal Grievance

    What is a grievance? If an employee has a concern, problem, or issue at work, they can address this by raising a grievance. Grievances can be raised formally or informally. The most common examples of employee grievances include pay and…

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  9. Blog21st Sep 2023

    Presenteeism the silent productivity killer

    Is Presenteeism The Silent Productivity Killer?

    Presenteeism is a key issue within many modern businesses, particularly in the current climate following the coronavirus pandemic. Presenteeism is the act of an employee continuing to work when they should not be working, such as working without breaks or…

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  10. Blog13th Sep 2023

    Right to Work Checks – What you need to know

    What are right to work checks? As part of the onboarding process right to work checks are a vital part of ensuring businesses are compliant with the law. So, what are right to work checks? They are checks employers carry…

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  11. Blog8th Sep 2023

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    Annual Leave

    The weather has decided summer has now arrived however the usual summer breaks of most employees has now ended, and with the long haul to the end of the year in front of us its important to keep your teams…

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  12. Blog1st Sep 2023

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    AI for business and HR-re you moving with the wave?

    We already know it is important to remain up to date with advances in technology to remain competitive. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at the forefront of the tech world, in fact it contributed £3.7 billion to the economy in 2022.…

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