Human Resources Blog

Read our latest blog posts below to find about the latest news, developments and legislation in human resources, employment law and reward management.

HR, employee, workplace, success, motivation, business

'Failure’ is surely too harsh a word. Draw a straight line between failure and success. After their World Cup semi-final loss to the world’s number one team, the USA you’ll surely place England’s magnificent footballing lionesses right next to the ‘success’ end of the spectrum.

HR, employee, upskill, recruitment, employee engagement, business, onboard, vacancy

Of course, this is really a trick question. If you choose to upskill, then you’ll still need to recruit to replace the employee you’ve upskilled.

So, a better question would be - A vacancy needs to be filled. Do you recruit or do you upskill-and-recruit?

HR, employee, employee onboarding, recruitment, employment relationship,

It’s Monday morning. You have a spring in your step. Your new staff member starts today and you’re sure you’ve made the best choice. The recruitment process went like clockwork, with your recruiter delivering a promising batch of candidates. Each arrived at their interview armed with more-than-adequate qualifications and the right skill-set.

HR, mental health, recruitment, employee, employment

Just a couple of weeks ago it was Mental Health Awareness Week. Much of the British media devoted hours of air time, column inches and cyberspace to this sensitive and difficult issue. A good thing too.

HR, employee, marketplace, workplace, incentives, employee engagement

“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.” - Doug Conant, CEO of Campbell’s Soup 

The modern workplace is a fascinating place. You’ll find people of different characters, different habits, different backgrounds and different beliefs. 

Diversity, HR, business, recruitment, strategy, staff retention, employees, employee engagement

"Diversity - the art of thinking independently together" - Malcolm Forbes

HR, mental illness, digger, mental health, psychological

Did you see the ‘digger’ video doing the social media rounds just the other day?

Is your office emptying fast?

Reduce your staff turnover - save costs

Time off at Christmas - what are your employees’ rights? employment law, HR, bank holidays,

With less than a week to go before the Christmas break, our employees’ focus can start to waver.

Workplace bullying - still commonplace, even in a place called ‘the Commons’, HR, sexual harassment,

In our last blog, we discussed the phenomenon known as Queen Bee syndrome

This is where a woman in a position of authority treats or regards subordinates less fairly, simply because they too are women.

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