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For the vast majority of us, work is a considerable part of our lives.  Enjoying your job contributes to your mental health and well-being. Regulating your mental health helps increase productivity, performance and self-esteem. A toxic work environment can damage our confidence spiraling into much worse.  We...

Working from home. It’s a new concept for many in these unprecedented times. Afterall, how do you tell the kids, “No, I don’t want to superglue my hand to yours”, all whilst attempting to get some work done. With social distancing introduced, only being allowed...

Guarantee Payments for Lay-off and Short-time workingThis is relevant to those people who are considering using a lay-off and short-time working clause from their contractsThere has is a bit of confusion around how guarantee payments work.For clarification, …Where people are eligible for Guarantee payments, they are...

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...