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.

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.

Queen Bee behaviour, HR, women in workplace, discipline, grievance

The answer is a definitive ‘no’ (but it was fun getting the pun into the headline).  The concept of Queen Bee syndrome has been around for decades.  

employee engagement, HR, change management, communication, trust

How prior engagement is essential to successful change management.

employees, valued, workers, responsible employer, HR, risk assessment, heatwave UK

“Install air-conditioning.  Let them wear loose, casual clothing.  Give them copious amounts of bottled water.” 

There’s no shortage of advice for employers on how to look after office, retail or warehouse workers when the weather is this hot.  Much of this advice is pretty obvious stuff.

HR, employees, management, workplace relationships

So, you messed up at work.  What happened?  Did you forget a deadline?  Did you miss a client appointment?  Perhaps you accidentally offended a colleague with a careless comment? Or was your presentation to the board below par?

HR Consultants, HR, employee, resignation, wrongful dismissal

So, it’s ‘Bye Bye Boris’ and ‘Arrivederci David’.  Two of Theresa May’s biggest Brexit hard-hitters stormed from the building. 

employee engagement, motivation, HR,

Will we be allowed home early to watch the England games?’

‘Will the boss let us have a TV in the ‘break room’?

‘I don’t like football.  Will I be allowed time off too?’

HR, absence management, employers, employees

Well!  What a weekend that was!  Record bank holiday temperatures.  A chance for the tabloids to wheel out the good old ‘What a scorcher!’ headlines.

HR, Human Resources, motivation, employee engagement

What we can learn from Sunday’s two memorable Commonwealth Games moments.

Two contrasting images from the final day of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

HR, Management skills, managing people

Consider this scenario - a management position becomes available in your company, and you decide to promote from within. Your new Manager is eager, passionate and full of potential. They are excited and enthusiastic about their new role, but are they suitably equipped to enter the unknown?

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