Plans to Boost Protections For Pregnant Women And New Parents Returning To Work. Pregnant women and new parents returning to work after having children are to be further protected from unfairly losing their jobs under new proposals set out by the Government on 24 January 2019.
A block of time away from the stresses of daily life is our way of hitting the refresh button and when we return we are better equipped to handle whatever comes. If we don’t get that chance to recharge our batteries we start to mentally check out, that means your employees could be surfing the internet when they are supposed to be working on that big project!
Read my Top Tips to managing annual leave requests.
What Is A Grievance? What is a Grievance? A grievance is when an employee has a problem or concern about their work, physical working environment, pay and benefits, working hours, health and safety, working relationships or general treatment at work
Consultation Launched On Proposals To Reduce Ill Health Related Job Losses The government has launched a public consultation on proposals to reduce ill health related job losses. The proposals to reduce ill health related job losses include: The consultation closes
The Three Most Common Lies Told By Job Applicants Job applicants often fudge dates on their applications to cover up gaps in employment. Many also exaggerate their skills and experience and falsely claim qualifications on their job applications. Even if
I’ve been reviewing my business plan over the last few weeks and that got me wondering what you will be planning for your business for the reaminder of 2019. Here are my 5 Top Tips for effective Human Resources projects for 2019, that will significantly enhance your business.
The Flexible Working Regulations 2014 came into force on 30th June and extend the right to make a request for flexible working to any employee who has been employed for 26 weeks and not just parents of children under 17, or 18 if disabled, and certain carers – as was previously the case.
Read my overview of what’s changed and my Top TIps to the practicalities of the new regime. I also provide a template letter that you can use to invite your employee to a meeting to discuss their request.
A job description provides a detailed description of the role, including all responsibilities, objectives and requirements. They also form the foundation in performance management in terms of agreeing relevant goals and setting expectations and training requirements. The job description should be supported by a person specification, which is a profile of the ideal employee, including qualificiations, skills, experience and personality type. Download my template job description and person specification.
New legislation to end unfair tipping practices and increase transparency for consumers and employees were announced by the Government today. The new legislation will ensure that service industry workers get all of the tips left by customers.
Here are some of the most common and fairly easily avoided recruitment mistakes that I see. For instance: using a poor job description, using company specific job titles, looking for an exact match, freestyling the interview, not keeping candidates informed of the process and not checking references. Read about the most common recruitment mistakes I see and learn how to avoid them.