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.

Sickness absence management, sickness at work, HR policies, employee handbook

According to recent research from Canada Life Group Insurance, ‘presenteeism’ is still a very real issue for UK employers.

10th January 2017
Setting business goals, employee relations, motivation at work, HR consultants, effective leadership, employee engagement

During the lead up to Christmas and New Year, spirits are often high in the workplace. Everyone starts to wind down and look forward to spending time with friends, family and loved ones.

09th January 2017
Attitude to risk in business, HR Consultant, people management, employment law

Would you call yourself a ‘reluctant leader’?  Many business owners are likely to identify with this if they are completely honest.

07th December 2016
Work life balance, six hour day, effective leadership, HR, employee engagement

Sweden has made headlines recently after some companies decided to move to a six-hour working day, in an effort to increase productivity and offer staff a better work-life balance.

28th November 2016
integrity, honesty, employee engagement, respect, trust, HR

Management Speak is something that plenty of us use regularly without giving too much thought to how it is being perceived by others.

21st November 2016
Need for legislation; avoid a HR nightmare;

Rarely a week goes by without a household name hitting the headlines for making a massive HR faux pas.

14th November 2016
employee engagement, upskilling, training, incentive

As we are now well into the final quarter of the calendar year it’s time to knuckle down and make a concerted effort to end the year on a high.

07th November 2016
Employee engagement, HR, parties,

It’s that time of year when we get questions coming in about Halloween office parties, appropriate costume choices, and how to inject a little fun and joviality into the workplace

31st October 2016
Post Brexit; people; recruitment; technology; employers;

Has the news around Brexit left you feeling fearful for the future? If so, you are not alone.

27th October 2016
Staff wellness, health at work, employee heath, employee wellbeing

The 2016 Rio Olympics was only a few months ago, but for many people, the motivation to get more active is still burning bright. 

27th October 2016

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