Wishing everyone a very Happy Easter weekend
19th April 2019

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Bank Holidays… what you need to know
17th April 2019

With Easter fast approaching, we wanted to reiterate as an employer what you really should know about UK bank holidays.  There are 8 in total, New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May Day, Spring Bank Holiday, Summer Bank Holiday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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Don’t neglect Health and Safety in the workplace
15th April 2019

Figures published in the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) state that between 2017/18 there were 144 workers in the UK that were killed in the workplace, people that went to work as normal, and never returned home.

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Creating and managing your onboarding process
10th April 2019

So what is Onboarding? It’s the process of introducing a new employee into your company.

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Job descriptions – why getting them right is so important
8th April 2019

Job descriptions vary from company to company.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – What is a Zero Hours contract?
5th April 2019

With the rise of the “gig” economy, many peoples’ working patterns are now considerable different from the traditional 9-5 thinking.

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How should I respond to an employee who says they are job hunting?
5th April 2019

It might seem like a strange decision to notify an employer that you are looking to leave before actually landing another role but there are various reasons why someone might choose to do so and how you respond as an employer might affect their choice to stay or go.

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How to prepare and conduct a grievance meeting
3rd April 2019

In any business it is important to have a good grievance procedure as it allows employers the opportunity to resolve workplace issues early, saving them from the breakdown of employment relationships and, ultimately, tribunal claims.

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How to handle employee incidents and grievances
1st April 2019

When incidents occur that affect the well being of employees or undermine the company culture, it is important to address them in a way that is effective and legal.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – What happens when holiday and sick leave coincide?
29th March 2019

Unfortunately, there is a general area of confusion around the above issue of an employee taking holiday whilst off on sick leave or vice versa.

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Have you made provision for UK payslip and National Minimum Wage changes this April?
27th March 2019

If your finance teams aren’t prepared yet for changes to payslip requirements, minimum pension contributions, and national minimum wage (NMW) increases that are effective from April 2019, then time is running out to implement the necessary modifications.

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Please don’t ignore your HR responsibilities
25th March 2019

Often at HR Revolution we are approached by a new client because they haven’t put the right HR measures in place for their employees, which has resulted in a situation they are not equipped to deal with.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – When should you implement a Performance Improvement Plan?
22nd March 2019

Having a poor performer in your team who is not managed properly can have significant disadvantages for a teams overall performance and as a result there are there are other consequences that can filter through.

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How to manage the process positively when an employee unexpectedly resigns
20th March 2019

So things are ticking along nicely in your business.

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If you have an HR dilemma, here are 3 ways to take control
18th March 2019

If we are being honest I think any business owner would say at some point in their career they will have experienced some tricky HR issues.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – How do you turn down unsuccessful job applicants?
15th March 2019

Rejecting candidates is never easy.

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5 ways to improve the way you communicate with your colleagues
13th March 2019

At HR Revolution we like to think we are a are a tight knit bunch, who communicate and work well together.

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Why your business should have an Employee Handbook
11th March 2019

Compiling an Employee Handbook might seem like an unneeded task for a small business, and perhaps time consuming, but in reality it is a very useful tool that truly supports your business and its people.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – Can my employer tell me what to wear?
8th March 2019

The overall answer to this is yes, an employer is allowed to have rules in place surrounding the appearance and dress of its employees.

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How to conduct a disciplinary – an employer checklist
6th March 2019

If as an employer you decide that there is a disciplinary case for an employee to answer, which can relate to performance, attendance, misconduct, to name but a few, then a disciplinary hearing should be arranged.

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6 signs it may be time to initiate a disciplinary
4th March 2019

Disciplining an employee is a difficult decision for an employer or manager to face and equally being disciplined is very stressful for the recipient.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – Can I bring up retirement with an older employee?
1st March 2019

With an ever-aging population people are working for much longer than they have before, which is proving to be a new challenge for some employers.

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Have you considered an HR Audit for your business?
27th February 2019

Every organisation is aware that happy, motivated, and engaged employees are the key driving force of a successful business.

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