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Selecting an absence management tool

Absence management software used to be something only larger businesses could...

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How Britain took time off

Each absent employee costs you an average of £522 per year*. It adds up. At...

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World Cup at work match report 2018

Did a suspicious number of employees call in sick or turn up late during the...

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How Britain took time off in 2018 infographic

We’ve examined the data from our people management software and found some surprising...

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Earth Day 2019: Helping businesses do their bit for the environment

To celebrate Earth Day, we looked at the real cost of paper wastage on the environment...

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The Ultimate Guide to Working Lazy

Are you busy doing the right things in work or have you become a busy fool?...

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The Little Book of HR Fibs

Have you ever heard a tall tale when it comes to employees needing to take the...

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Guide to Hiring

Hiring employees can be a daunting process for any small business. That’s why...

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Guide to Equality and Dealing with Discrimination

Employers have a legal obligation to protect employees against all forms of...

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Guide to Managing Staff Sickness

Sickness absence can be a major difficulty when it comes to managing your employees....

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Creating an effective absence policy

Absence costs businesses of all sizes and whilst sickness absence is expected...

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Understanding the impact of staff absence

Staff absence impacts businesses of all sizes. But it’s not just about the money....

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The Future of Jobs

The future of jobs looks very different indeed. While some may feel overwhelmed...

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Guide to Employee Conduct

A little conflict in the workplace is inevitable, but how it's dealt with and...

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Keeping staff records under GDPR

You need to review how you store data under GDPR. Find out how long you should...

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Essential Payments Summary

Download our free essential payments guide to make sure you're paying your employees...

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GDPR Glossary of Terms

GDPR jargon confusing you? We’ve put together a glossary covering some of the...

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Offer Letter

‘I am pleased to offer you the position’. Making a job offer is an exciting...

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Application for Employment

Creating a contract can be confusing, unless you’re a contract law specialist...

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Redundancy Letter

Making redundancies should always be a last resort, but if if the worst does...

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Job Description

What information do you need to include as part of your new job description?...

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Appraisal Form

Performance appraisals can be perceived as daunting and could easily become...

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Redundancy Policy

Making redundancies should always be a last resort, but if if the worst does...

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Statement of Main Terms

Creating a contract can be confusing unless you’re a contract law specialist...

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Parental Leave Request

Your shared parental leave policy should set out leave entitlements, eligibility...

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Exit Interview

If done correctly the exit interview gives you the opportunity to improve the...

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Disciplinary Record

Having the correct disciplinary process and paper trail in place is essential...

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Person Specification

Knowing what to include in your Person Specification can be confusing. You don’t...

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Return To Work Interview

Having the correct Return To Work process and paper trail in place is essential...

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Personal Harassment Policy and Procedure

It is an employer's legal responsibility to protect employees from harassment....

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GDPR: Data Protection Policies

You need to be clear about how you use personal data under GDPR. Download our...

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GDPR: Subject Access Request Policy

What should you include in your Subject Access Request Policy? Use our free...

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Annual Leave Policy

All businesses have a legal obligation to provide paid holiday entitlement....

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Warning Letter Template

Whether you’re writing a first written warning or a final written warning, our...

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Basic employment contract

All employers have an obligation to provide an employee with an employee contract....

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Fixed term employment contract

A fixed term contract is a contract that lasts for a specified period of time,...

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Letter of promotion

When an employee receives a promotion, it's typically announced in a job promotion...

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Maternity & paternity leave policy guide

When an employee receives a promotion, it's typically announced in a job promotion...

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Part time employment contract

You will need a part-time employment contract if your employee has a permanent...

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Salary review letter - when an increase is proposed

When an employee receives a salary review where an increase is proposed. It’s...

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Shift work employment contract

Creating a shift work employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Working in the UK after Brexit - info for EU workers

What does Brexit mean for EU citizen working in the UK, once the UK leaves the...

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Zero hours employment contract

Creating a zero hours employment contract can be confusing. That’s why we’ve...

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Checklist for recruitment advertising

Need help with recruitment advertising? Use our checklist to help you.

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Checklist for holding a recruitment interview

Need help with a recruitment interview? Use our checklist to help guide you.

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Equal opportunity monitoring

Equal opportunity monitoring may help retain valued workers and deter acts of...

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Induction checklist

Use this sample checklist to help ensure new staff feel welcomed, and are fully-equipped...

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Employee handbook

Creating an effective employee handbook can be confusing. That's why we've...

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Invite to investigation meeting template

Problems can arise in any workplace. Making sure they are dealt with fairly...

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Severe weather policy

Putting together a severe weather policy will help make sure your staff know...

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Appraisal guide for Employers

An appraisal scheme helps to maximise the use of its human resources, to aid...

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Appraisal guide for Employees

Appraisal schemes are an important part of maximising the potential of your...

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Employee Handbook for Northern Ireland

Making an effective employee handbook for Northern Ireland can be confusing....