Just when you feel you’ve got fit notes all figured out, there is a change coming that needs your attention.
Employers may find out that an employee is stranded abroad due to recent flight cancellations, unable to return to work from their holiday as planned. If this is the first time this has happened, you may be wondering how best to manage this situation.
Without respect, education, policies, and protection, sexual harassment can destroy a company and the lives of those who work there. So how can you prevent workplace sexual harassment.
80% of disabilities in the UK are hidden. As an employer, you may not realise that you already have disabled employees working for you. HR Dept look at how to find out and what to do.
Can employees refuse if you ask them to work overtime? What are the limits on overtime? HR Dept look at these questions and more in their latest blog on overtime for employees.
There are many reasons why an employee may fall asleep at work, stress being one of them. We look more at the fallout from stress this #StressAwarenessMonth and what to do when you find an employee asleep at work.
Plenty of people are still living with, and suffering from, the symptoms of #COVID19. Spotting the signs can help you to support employees with Long COVID and manage a gradual return to work.
What are the risks involved with letting company culture slip? No organisation is exempt from people management problems, if the culture is poor or has been neglected.
Is recruitment and retention on your radar this year? In a candidate's market, competition can be high. Find out what it means to be an employer of choice and the benefits to your business.
What's under your office Christmas tree? Is it going to end up in the bin? Has Secret Santa had its day? The HR Dept takes a look at how present buying in the workplace might be shape shifting.
Whether you're planning the first work Christmas party in two years, or seeking alternative ways to spread festive cheer in your business this winter, read the HR Dept's latest blog.
Are you managing a forgetful employee? We all forget things at times but when it starts affecting someone at work, employers need to find out why not speculate. The HR Dept's latest blog has some helpful tips on how to approach this situation.
A better planet is beneficial to all and SMEs, along with their employees, can play a crucial role in driving change and making a difference. Read on to find out how your business can make a climate commitment.
Finding yourself short-staffed can prove to be a challenge. If you're wondering if you can ask staff to come to work on their day off, the HR Dept's latest blog includes a few points for consideration.
Are you tired of the same old excuses from an employee? Find out how to manage this issue in the HR Dept's latest blog.
Factors such as working hours, location, and access to transportation links, mean that one person’s commute can drastically differ to someone else's. The quality of this journey can have an impact on mood and set the tone for the rest of the day. Do you know how your employees are getting to work?
Offering term-time only working can increase your potential pool of talent when hiring staff. The HR Dept looks at the benefits of term-time working for your business.
...From having the wrong CV to keeping people waiting, asking personal questions, or even eating during the interview! It's not just candidates that can slip up during an interview.
There are plenty of ways in which you can make a positive difference with regards to disability inclusion in your business, by becoming a Disability Confident employer.
To protect your business and employees, it’s vital to consider all of the legal and logistical elements involved when managing an employee abroad.
What is a philosophical belief under equality law and how should you manage people problems concerning beliefs in the workplace?
If you’re expanding your recruitment to include young people, check you’re up to date on the regulations.
From managing #flexibleworking requests to absences and keeping staff safe, the HR Dept has all the tips you need for managing employees during #EURO2020.
If the roadmap out of lockdown stays on schedule, the “work from home” order for office workers expires on 21 June. With many office-based roles lending themselves to remote working though, to what extent will a return be embraced by workers?