Spotting stress in the workplace and how to help
25th February 2019

In today’s society, stress is a typical response to the increasing demands and pressures in our lives and to be honest a small amount of stress isn’t actually a bad thing, keeping you on your toes and primed for action.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – Should employee engagement be important to SME’s?
22nd February 2019

We talk about employee engagement regularly with our clients and as we all know, it can make a significant difference to an organisation’s performance, but what does employee engagement actually mean and how important is it for SME’s? Employee engagement is defined as “the conditions where employees feel motivated to give their best each day, […]

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How to manage Maternity leave in a small business
20th February 2019

When an employee announces their pregnancy, of course you congratulate them, you are happy for them.

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Why it’s time to outsource your HR function
18th February 2019

If you are a growing business, there’s a good chance you will be thinking how to approach your HR challenges that come with growth.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – How can businesses use social media to boost talent attraction?
15th February 2019

In a recent study, social media networks were found to be used by around 80% of businesses as a candidate attraction method and ranked in the top ten methods for attracting quality candidates overall.

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HR – it’s a business’s secret weapon
13th February 2019

Without HR expertise, growing a small business can be very challenging and if you’ve ever had to tackle a people issue without professional help, you’ll know just how stressful it can be.

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Valentine’s Day; advice for the workplace
11th February 2019

With most rational people avoiding any restaurants on Thursday 14th February and hearts, flowers and chocolates adorning shop windows everywhere, February is unavoidably the official month of Love.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – Do I need a Mental Health First Aider in the workplace?
8th February 2019

It was Time to Talk day yesterday (Thursday 7th Feb) and a new survey of nearly 950 managers in the UK found that less than a third (30 per cent) have been trained in managing mental health in the workplace in the last year.

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5 ways of dealing with sickness and absence in the workplace
6th February 2019

Inevitably employees’ being off sick for a day or two is a fact of life in the workplace, but what happens when it becomes a problem? and what are measures can you take as an employer to stop it becoming unmanageable? We have listed below 5 ways which will help you manage absences pro-actively, reasonably and […]

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Today is ‘National Sickie Day’
4th February 2019

I hope you are not tempted to call in sick today… but if you do, you’re not alone!

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – What are the benefits of flexible working in today’s culture?
1st February 2019

Flexible working, also known as dynamic working, can be used to describe working patterns that suit an individuals needs.

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How to motivate and energise your employees for the year ahead
31st January 2019

Employee retention and engagement can be a source of pain for many companies.

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Ghosting in the workplace
28th January 2019

So what is “ghosting”? It first appeared as a term in the online dating world, meaning when one partner suddenly goes silent on their date, by blocking their phone number or not responding to any messages after a period of communication or a couple of dates.

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Under what circumstances might an employer need to obtain a medical report on an employee?
25th January 2019

Not everyone is comfortable sharing personal information with your employer, and you can’t get more personal than your medical information.

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Snow disruption – guidelines for employers
23rd January 2019

The temperatures are dropping that’s for sure, so we could be in for a cold snap with a real chance of snow, so what happens if these conditions make it difficult to get to work, particularly when transport is cancelled or delayed and schools are closed.  For employers this can be a real headache; are you […]

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Lets have a positive Blue Monday…
21st January 2019

It’s the third Monday in January, what is commonly known now as Blue Monday or the most depressing day of the year!  We are not contesting that January can be a genuinely tough time for some people, but it can also be a time of new beginnings and making decisions for the year ahead.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – How do you motivate employees without money?
18th January 2019

It’s no recent revelation that motivated employees are more productive employees.

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How to reduce employee sick leave
16th January 2019

One of the biggest challenges for employers is that sick leave, unlike annual leave, cannot be planned ahead.

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Why you need HR in 2019!
14th January 2019

In 2019, if you want your business to be a roaring success you need to look after your employees, as they really are your greatest asset.  By getting the best out of your employees, by treating them fairly and providing growth opportunities you can achieve this.  However, if you treat them unfairly or poorly they […]

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8 resolutions for a successful New Year at work
3rd January 2019

It’s 2019 – a new year, a beginning, so new goals and resolutions, new plans and new directions naturally fuel your thoughts.

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Merry Christmas and Happy 2019 from all of us at HR Revolution
24th December 2018

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – What are the implications of not having a Health & Safety policy in place?
21st December 2018

Whatever working environment your business is in, we understand that Health and Safety is not necessarily your top priority or first thought, after all what is the worst that could happen if you don’t have a policy in place? Aside from the legal requirement an organisation has to have this in place, the Health and […]

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Empower your team – 6 traits of effective Project Managers
19th December 2018

Project Management is a task orientated talent, the effectiveness of the right project manager is the difference between the task being successfully delivered, on time and within budget, or not.  So what makes an effective project manager? Good question… we’ve listed the top 6 traits from a recent poll we conducted on effective project management, it […]

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