HR FAQS – HR vs Line Manager, who does what in the recruitment process?
17th May 2019

There is some debate, especially at start-ups and SME’s, as to who is responsible for the recruiting of new employees into the business.

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Ramadan in the workplace
15th May 2019

For Muslims, Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar.

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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
13th May 2019

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health and mental health problems to inspire action and promote the message of good mental health for all.  However, no one is immune to mental health issues and stigma still surrounds people talking about their mental health.

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HR FAQS – Why have an Employee Handbook?
3rd May 2019

An Employee Handbook isn’t a legal requirement for a business, however, it is an important guide for all your company policies and procedures and sets the tone of your business with regard to how you work, your culture and your company aspirations!

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When do a few drinks after work turn into a potential HR nightmare?
1st May 2019

In a culture where regular heavy drinking and partying has become normal behaviour, many of us are no strangers to a drink after work.

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How to approach lateness in the workplace
29th April 2019

Ok what’s the best excuse you can think of from an employee as to why they were late? I was here, but fell asleep in the car park or I got on the wrong train!!

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – TUPE – What is it?
26th April 2019

TUPE is an acronym for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations.  TUPE is one of the most complex areas of employment law and an area where regulations are constantly changing.

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How body language can make or break an interview
24th April 2019

First impressions are extremely important, especially in an interview environment.  Interviews can be one of the most nerve racking experiences in your career, some might even say life.

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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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