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What does HR need to do to meet its employment law obligations and prepare for the year ahead? Workforce Plan for Brexit Now that the withdrawal agreement has passed the vote in the House of Commons and Brexit is due to go ahead on 31 January 2020, there is slightly less uncertainty...

An individual doing paid work in the UK falls into one of three main categories: an employeea workerself-employed Some employers are understandably uncertain about the differences between ‘workers’ and ‘employees’ and the different rights which apply to them. The differences are determined by what are known as ‘common law tests. Employment status is...

The number of possible in-car distractions has increased significantly in the smart phone age and the new fines and points regime for drivers caught making calls and texting at the wheel has brought the issue into sharper focus. Under the new rules, which came into effect on March 1, drivers...

We’re on a roll! We are so pleased to have been announced the winner of the Best HR Consultancy 2019 – South West England through the SME News Southern Enterprise Awards. SME News seek out the SMEs with a committed staff who are constantly building strong relationships, showing true dedication and...

As we head further into 2019, workplaces are becoming increasingly more reliant on technology. Whilst the misuse of technology in the workplace can negatively impact work performance, when used for business purposes, it can actually improve collaboration, employee motivation, and ultimately, work performance. Digital meetings The advancement of technology has...

To deliver maximum productivity and great results, employees within a business need to thrive from a sense of unity and share common goals. One of the best ways to achieve this is by ensuring regular collaboration and the sharing of important updates; aspects that are often covered in...

Interestingly, artificial lighting was once thought to be more beneficial for concentration and eye health. Recent studies have suggested, however, that exposure to natural lighting is actually much better for our mental and physiological health – and artificial lighting should simply be used to compensate for a lack in...

Now entering their mid-20s, Generation Z employees (born between 1995 and 2012) are starting to establish themselves in the workplace, adding an entirely new perspective to today’s workplaces. There are, of course, similarities between Gen Z workers and millennials (the preceding generation), but one of the main differences...

Despite our society’s increasing efforts to improve the state of our current climate, we’re still living amongst the consequences of years of damage to the environment. The overuse and mindless disposal of plastics has polluted our oceans, and the dangerous chemicals produced by daily habits...