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.

employment law, HR, business owners, national minimum wage, gender pay gap reporting, apprenticeship levy

April is a busy time for HR professionals and business owners.

24th April 2017
Gig Economy, short-term contracts, employment law, HR, flexibility

Over the past few weeks, the ‘gig economy’ is something that’s being discussed more and more in the media.

24th April 2017
HR policies, responsible employer, HR management training, duty of care to employees

Many of us like the odd glass of wine with colleagues to put the world to rights, or an informal brainstorming session over a few beers.

18th April 2017
HR, Shared Parental Leave, employment law, maternity leave, flexible working

We know that it can be daunting for a small business when a female employee announces that she’s pregnant – how does maternity leave and pay work? How will we cope without her?

11th April 2017
HR professional, HR Consultant, HR policies, legal compliance, legal requirements

For most employers, the first time you realise that you need some HR policies to ensure you are legally compliant you more tha

27th March 2017
Employment, online recruitment, Facebook Jobs Feature, business opportunities, HR Consultant,

For the past couple of years, LinkedIn has had a monopoly when it comes to being the social network of choice for recruiters and small business owners on the lookout for top talent

22nd March 2017
Avoid a HR disaster, employment tribunal avoidance, productivity and performance, business owners, employee relationships, HR,

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that a lot the enquiries we receive are from business owners who are experiencing what they describe as ‘a bit of a disaster’.

20th March 2017
Work life balance, business owners, HR Consultant, outsource, delegate, effective management

When you receive a blog from an HR consultant about work-life balance, you are probably already predicting what we are going to say.…

13th March 2017
Resignation, employee engagement, key employee, avoid HR disaster, continuity plan

Things are ticking along nicely in your business; employees are engaged, productive, and smashing their targets.

09th March 2017
Managing employees, bereavement leave, HR, employment, bereavement policy

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg recently announced that her Company intended to double its bereavement leave allowance giving employees 20 days off work to grieve for immediate family members

06th March 2017

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