Making remote workers feel part of your company

Written by EMILY GENT

Advances in technology now enable companies to employ remote workers from just about anywhere in the world – provided they have a WiFi connection and a laptop, and the nature of the work is compatible with remote working, they’re ready to go. Statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that, in 2015, 4.2… Read More

Where to start with a Wellness Action Plan?

Written by JO STEVENS

Supporting mental health and wellbeing in team members is the duty of every employer, and a Wellness Action Plan (WAP) can be a vital tool to help achieve that aim. Put simply, a WAP is an agreed document between an employer and member of staff that sets out how they should be supported in the… Read More

How companies can harness the power of the growing millennial generation

Written by DONNA BONFIELD

The millennial generation is shaking up the workplace as forward-thinking companies realise they must change their working practices if they are to attract and retain the brightest stars of the future. The 80 million people born between 1981 and 2001 are starting to dominate the workplace, with accountancy firm Deloitte predicting the millennial generation will… Read More

When love blooms (then wilts) in the workplace

Written by SAM DOW

It’s Valentine’s Day and it’s official; office romance is alive and well. We spend around a third of our time with our colleagues at work – often socialising out of hours too, so it should come as no surprise to hear that one in five people meet their partner at work. Regardless of the industry,… Read More

EU Settlement Scheme – An Employers’ Guide

Written by NICOLA GATER

Brexit is fast approaching and in this current phase of uncertainty about what exactly is going to happen moving forward, we’re aware that it can be a confusing time for employers and particularly unsettling for European nationals. Learn how you can support EU nationals that are a part of your workforce. We have partnered up… Read More

Where employers stand when it comes to snow days

Written by SALLY-ANN HALL-JONES

With the temperature dropping and the impending warnings of snow on its way, we thought we’d take a moment to explain your responsibility as an employer when it comes to managing the temperature of the working environment and the expectations around adverse weather conditions.   Temperature in the workplace – the facts A reasonable working… Read More

Equality in the workplace – how far have we come?

Written by HEIDI WADSWORTH

Equality and fairness in the workplace has never been higher on the HR agenda. Tougher legislation, a general culture shift and high-profile media cases have ensured these issues are now firmly in the spotlight. But, despite significant strides being made, how far have we really come as we mark Human Rights Day this December? The… Read More

Five practical steps to support employees with disabilities

Written by NICOLA GATER

A diverse and inclusive workplace – two things that are now widely recognised as key drivers for business success. But, despite seven million people in Britain of working age having a disability or health condition, it’s fair to say that people with disabilities are underrepresented in the workplace. Are employers potentially missing out on skills… Read More