Gravitas HR Blog

Looking for HR advice online? Read our latest blog posts below to find human resources, reward management and employment law advice for employers, as well as the latest developments, legislation and news from Gravitas HR.

HR Policies, HR, Pawternity leave, employee engagement

About 50% of us own a pet, and whilst there is no legal right for an employee to take time off to work to look after an ill animal, or to help settle in a new puppy ‘P

30th August 2017
HR, Gig Economy, Employment law, employment practices, employment rights, contractors, worker

What is the Taylor Review?

07th August 2017
HR, Freelancers, Gig economy, flexible working, employees, recruiting

It’s estimated that there are around 2 million freelancers operating in the UK, and recently they’ve had their fair share of media attention.

17th July 2017
HR, employees, social media, employment legislation

There are numerous challenges that come hand-in-hand with employing people…maintaining high productivity; regularly reviewing performance; adhering to employment legislation; the list goes on.

10th July 2017
Employee absence, employment law, HR policies, annual leave, absence management

July and August are peak times for employees wanting to take annual leave and it’s likely that you will receive more requests for time off than you are able to accommodate.

06th July 2017
National Minimum Wage, HR, Employment Law, reward management, wage increases

What will happen to the National Living Wage?  

03rd July 2017
Half year review, forward planning, HR strategy, achieve business objectives, HR audit

We’re at that halfway point of the year and now is an ideal time to take stock, and review the past 6 months.

29th June 2017
HR Consultant, HR professional, good HR practices, productivity, business owners

Much as we hate to admit it, HR has something of a reputation for being a little bit boring.

24th May 2017
HR function, business requirement, HR Consultant, business growth, marketing and sales

If Marketing and HR went ‘head to head’, which function would be the winner?  Who’d take the trophy as the business owners can’t-live-without tool?

16th May 2017
Politics In The Workplace; HR; disciplinary procedures; politically motivated harassment; inclusive workplace

With the government recently announcing an election for 8th June, politics is something that is being discussed up and down the country. 

08th May 2017

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