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  1. Blog29th Jun 2022

    Are you legally obliged to provide a contract of employment?

    Most employers provide their employees with a contract of employment when they start with a new employer. It’s common practice across the UK and is essential to set out the expected terms of an employee’s role and their remuneration package.…

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  2. Blog1st Jun 2022

    Is hybrid working here to stay?

    Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic only 5% of workers had a remote working contract in the UK with around 30% of people reporting that they had ever worked from home. This grew rapidly when the covid pandemic hit, with over…

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  3. Blog17th May 2022

    Becoming a Licensed Sponsor

    The UK is currently facing a labour shortage, economists say the explanation for the current strength of the labour market is simple: demand for workers has been going up at a time when their supply has been limited. On the…

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  4. Blog2nd May 2022

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    The importance of training your management team 

    It is not unusual for start-up businesses to grow faster than their resources can match. A common concern for technical start-ups is how they can develop their staff so that employees can grow with the business.   These ambitious businesses are…

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  5. Reports26th Apr 2022

    Managing Sickness Absence in the Workplace

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  6. Blog18th Feb 2022

    AAB People partners with Scottish EDGE

    We have an exciting announcement! AAB People are now a Scottish EDGE partner.

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  7. Blog7th Jan 2022

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    What is the Psychological Contract?

    The psychological contract is a key part of building an attractive employer brand to attract potential recruits and retaining employees. Understanding how this contact is formed, maintained and what elements are vital to individual employees, HR processes, policies, benefits and…

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  8. Blog21st Dec 2021

    With job vacancies at a record high, we consider the benefits of outsourcing compared to recruiting ‘in-house’

    The number of job vacancies in the UK has soared to a record high, as employers increasingly struggle to find staff amid a worsening labour shortage. This year the recruitment market continues to be very competitive – with a shortage…

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  9. Blog12th May 2021

    HR Strategy: Strategy for strategy sake?

    New clients often ask, “What is an HR strategy and why on earth do I need one?” All organisations – no matter their size and offering – need the best teams available to deliver their products and services. But it’s…

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  10. Blog23rd Mar 2021

    HR – more than hiring and firing

    Human Resources. The hirers, the firers, the team with the wagging finger, the ones to call to deal with that tricky employee or troublesome issue. That’s the traditional view of an HR department but the reality is a whole world…

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  11. Blog22nd Apr 2020

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    A Guide to Virtual Onboarding

    Recent weeks have seen many of us adapting to remote working from home offices, and businesses juggling to continue operating in a whole new environment.  Whilst many companies have put a temporary hold on recruiting and onboarding new talent, not…

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  12. Blog9th Oct 2019

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    Creating a Positive Mental Health Culture in the Workplace

    World Mental Health Day on October 10th celebrates a global effort to address mental health and promotes openness and discussion about this increasingly prevalent topic. However, despite the high-profile focus and increased awareness of mental health over the last few…

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