Author: CluerHR

One of the most fundamental factors behind a strong workplace culture and great business results is a workforce that consists of great relationships. Fostering strong, positive relationships between co-workers not only encourages efficient collaboration, but it also makes for a much happier environment that motivates employees to achieve great...

In a world where veganism is becoming an increasingly popular lifestyle choice, the consumption of animals and their by-products are at an all-time low. The vegan lifestyle, for many, is an ethical and philosophical choice and is set to become so in the Equality Act 2010. However, with recent...

Fostering a workplace that inspires positivity, creativity and innovation leads to great business results – and this is what every employer should strive to achieve. This starts with the employees who, if not happy and motivated, can’t be expected to produce a high standard of work. Keeping employees happy...

The uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit has been a worry for employers for the past three years, ever since the results of the EU referendum were released. The prospect of leaving the EU has left many employers concerned about the stability of their workforce and client base. Right...

As an employer, it’s crucial that, before hiring someone new, you have evidence of their right to work in the UK. Checking all employees’ right to work not only avoids penalties, but it also emphasises the anti-discriminatory nature of your business. Amongst the vast array of responsibilities and...

Although most business owners try to achieve a workplace that inspires employee motivation, satisfaction and prosperity, they still, undoubtedly, have to deal with personnel issues – ranging from bullying to discrimination claims. In more serious cases, investigations can be necessary – and where the issue itself succeeds the knowledge...

Rather than taking the steps to grow to the same scale as their larger counterparts, small and medium enterprises are increasingly embracing the lifestyle and sense of freedom that sets them apart as unique, distinctive businesses. There’s a sense of locality and familiarity that comes with being an SME,...

With our feet firmly planted in the 21st century, workplaces without technological equipment are now few and far between. Technology has become integral in our daily lives, both for personal and corporate use. Many of today’s business roles have been adapted towards the use of technology, allowing for greater...

Whether or not voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay calculations has been a popular topic of discussion recently. It has been argued that organisations who do not pay their employees for exerting voluntary overtime should rethink their calculations, since we are increasingly finding ourselves experiencing more expensive...

The economic challenges of the 21st century can often be a concern for employers and business owners. The past couple of years have been particularly difficult for businesses, with the effects of Brexit taking their toll. As a result, many employers have had no choice but to try and...