Family Friendly Policies

A full set of policies around maternity, paternity and adoption leave and pay need to be developed so that employees feel valued and their skills are not lost from the business, but so that they business is able to function effectively with short and long term absences as a result of the prospective and actual […]

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Flexible Working

 Within your business, you are obliged to take eligible employees’ requests for flexible working arrangements seriously. It is your right as an employer to determine whether a flexible working request will be detrimental to delivering your business services / products to your clients and you are able to reject requests for flexible working as long […]

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BNI – 60 Seconds – 14th December

Christmas coming, are you listeningHere’s a warning, snow is glisteningA beautiful sightOffice party tonightWorking in a winter wonderland Annual leave is a comingShort staffed is a loomingWith holidaysand winter coldsWorking in a winter wonderland If you plan ahead for the closedownEnable staff to work from homeThey’ll say: Can we have the day offWe’ll say: no […]

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Things to consider when employees work from home

There are several reasons why an employee may be working from home, but in this article, we ignore the reasons behind home workers and focus on things an employer must consider to ensure legal compliance and business effectiveness of the arrangements. A home worker must have a workspace which is fit for purpose. Whether the […]

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