HR News & Articles

Flexible Working Practices (June 2017)

Requesting flexible working is a statutory right for any employee (not just parents or carers) who has worked for their employer continuously for over 26 weeks. The uptake for flexible working requests is on the rise as employers are seeing a noticeable improvement in performance and productivity when staff are given choices about when and for how long they work.

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Data Protection and the impact on HR (May 2017)

The Data Protection Act applies to all companies who retains information about their employees, including recording employee contact details, working hours, salaries, training and disciplinary records. But what impact does Data Protection Act have on HR?

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HR Software vs Cloud HR (May 2017)

Choosing the right HR System for your organisation is increasingly more difficult with the introduction of Cloud Based (SaaS) HR systems. This brief guide explains some of the differences between HR Software and CloudHR.

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Gender Pay Gap (April 2017)

New legislation has come into effect requiring companies with over 250 employees to report on6 key measures that analysis the difference in pay between Male and Female employees. Find out what the Gender Pay Gap Means for your business

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Social Mobility (6th March 2017)

Companies with a lack of social diversity in their workforce could mean they are losing out on recruiting talented employees because of fewer opportunities or lower salaries as a direct result of their backgrounds.

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National ‘Sickie’ Day (6th February 2017)

Statistically, the first Monday in February is the most common day for people to phone in sick. The Employment Law Experts (ELAS) predict that this year’s National Sickie Day will cost the UK economy around £45 million in wages, lost hours and overtime.

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