Category Archives: HR Advice

Tribunal Claims – What To Do To Avoid Them

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Tribunal claims are a very real threat to business, a successful claim can have a detrimental impact. The maximum unfair dismissal compensation is currently £78,962 and there is no limit on the compensation that can be awarded in a discrimination claim (read more)
   

Tips for building loyal employees.

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Loyal employees are every employer’s dream. Here are three cost effective tips on how you can help your employees become more loyal. (read more)
   

Six Steps To Complete A Successful Internship Programme

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With graduates entering the labour market, an internship can offer a first step on the ladder to building a successful career. As an employer, you could benefit from developing and retaining a motivated individual, who continues to add value to your organisation. (read more)
   

How long can a probation period be extended for?

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A probation period allows an employer to monitor the performance of a new recruit into the role and check the suitability of the individual. The usual period tends to be three or six months and during this time regular review meetings are held to discuss performance. (read more)
   

Do I have to pay for my employees’ workwear?

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Branding is something that is big business and important to showcase your business. From your logo to the colours of your business, these are visible on your online communication, letterheads, business cards and maybe on your workwear too. So if you want your employees to wear branded uniform then whose responsibility is it to pay for it? (read more)
   

I’m sure this Grievance has been made up!

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You’ve received a written grievance from an employee but just have a gut feel that it’s been made up to get the other employee into trouble. Do you still have to investigate? (read more)
   

Well-Being – Cost of Poor Recruitment & Training Strategy

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There is a well-known saying ‘people don’t leave their job; they leave their manager’. Whilst this appears to be a blanket statement – it is indeed Line Managers who are ultimately responsible for ensuring how people develop in their roles. (read more)