September 2020

An employee handbook is an essential piece of HR kit to protect your business. It’s important to establish one to ensure both employers and employees know what is expected of them. In addition to this, an employee handbook outlines employment legislation and how to deal...

We're pleased to feature this blog from Rehab Clinics Group all about alcoholism in the workplace by John Gillen. If this raises any concerns, please get in touch with the Cluer HR team here.  You may have suspicions that your workplace has some potential alcohol problems. This may be because...

Returning to work post-lockdown can be hard for many employees, especially if you’re now in month 6 of the furlough scheme. Turning your routine upside down again can be tough both mentally and physically, so as an employer you need to be aware of this. To...

It’s been just two months since our last award win in the SME news UK Enterprise Awards. We’re now over the moon to be crowned ‘Best HR Consultancy - South Central England’ in the Southern Enterprise Awards, hosted by SME-News! The Southern Enterprise Awards were looking...

Workplace restructures can be difficult for all involved. It’s an action taken by businesses to help change a company's current finances and operations in order to survive and avoid debt. During this consolidation period many jump to redundancy, this isn’t always the case. Redundancy isn’t...

Staff sickness is unavoidable however, it can be costly to your business. As an employer it's beneficial to understand why your absence rate is high, and how to improve managing staff absence and sickness. Generating happy, motivated employees is the main goal and one which...

Job dissatisfaction is something that every employer should try to avoid amongst their employees. After all, unhappy workers are unproductive ones and this, ultimately, has adverse effects on the company as a whole. Employees who are dissatisfied within their roles tend to lack motivation, have...

Following the flexible furlough scheme, chancellor Rishi Sunak, announced phase two of recovery and the plan for jobs. This is a set of measures to help reduce unemployment within the UK. Since Covid-19 has been one of the greatest threats causing thousands of deaths, the...

We spend a great deal of our time at work, sometimes over 40 hours a week. Post lockdown, you need to be conscious of your employees’ mental health and wellbeing. Returning to work can be tough. Getting back into the swing of working with the...