• HR Changes in 2024

    HR Changes in 2024

    In December, over 50 people attended our webinar helping business owners to plan for the people changes happening in 2024. Did you know, there are 3 key reasons why your HR policies and practices may need to change in 2024? 1 – changes to legislation 2 – changes to regulations and best practice guidelines 3…

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  • The Elephant in the Room: Protected Characteristics – Parental Status

    The Elephant in the Room: Protected Characteristics – Parental Status

    Being a working parent is hard! For me, it was actually harder when my kids were at primary school, than when they were at nursery. At nursery, there was cover from 7am – 7pm if I needed it. At primary school there appeared to be a natural assumption that you could drop off at 8:50,…

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  • 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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  • PeopleTalk – December 2012

    Welcome  to December’s issue of PeopleTalk. In this issue, we look at the latest legislation for sharing Parental Leave.  We also report on the European Commission’s proposal of 40% representation of women in the boardroom.  With Christmas looming we discuss alarming findings showing that a third of British Employees are putting themselves at risk of burning out…

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