Benefits of Regular One-to-One Meetings

One-to-one meetings are one of the most valuable means of engaging with your employees on a regular basis. When implemented regularly and correctly, these brief, weekly or fortnightly “check-in” have a significant impact of the performance of the employee.
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20 Perks and Benefits Offered by Top Companies

How are you planning to incentivise and motivate your team in 2020? Here’s a list of some of our favourites from a survey by Glassdoor last year – of course, some are more practical for the small business than others!
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Do you know how to handle a flexible working request?

The NHS have just announced their appointment of a Head of Flexible Working. With that in mind, it’s worth asking – do you know what to do if you receive a flexible working request?
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Employer Liable for Injury After Company Christmas Party

It’s that time of year again……! A cautionary tale if you are thinking about organising a Christmas party.
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Getting The Best From Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are the start of the relationship between the employer and employee. Investing time into an employee’s probationary period will help determine if the employee is the right person for the role.
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How to Manage Office Snow Days

It is nearly that time when we wait with baited breathe to see if the forecasters will predict snow and the bookies start betting on the chances of a white Christmas.
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Handling Misconduct Outside The Workplace

Please don’t fall into the trap of believing that if an employee commits an act of misconduct outside of the workplace, even if the Police have been involved, you can automatically take disciplinary action.
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Twelve Top Tips for a Successful Christmas Do

The Company Christmas party is a great opportunity for employers to show their appreciation for the hard work of their employees and to boost morale but we all know that after the event, it can sometimes be a difficult time for employers.
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Company Vaccination Programme

We have been asked whether a Company is obliged to offer flu vaccinations to their employees. The simple answer to this is no. However,
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Dyslexia Awareness Month

Moving on from our focus on mental health, another area of concern for employers is often when they are told that an employee is dyslexic. October is Dyslexia Awareness Month so it seemed fitting that we talk about dyslexia in the workplace.
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