Probation reviews – how to make them work for you
24th September 2018

The first day, the first week, perhaps even the first month!

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – Can an employee be dismissed during their notice period for gross misconduct?
21st September 2018

If an employee is dismissed or resigns they’ll most likely stay at work for their notice period, as agreed or outlined in their contract of employment.

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HR disaster? HR Revolution can help
19th September 2018

You might not be surprised to hear that at HR Revolution high percentage of the enquiries we receive are from businesses who are experiencing what they consider to be ‘a bit of a disaster’, to say the least.

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What you need to know – Childcare Voucher scheme
17th September 2018

As of 4th October 2018, the employer led childcare voucher scheme will no longer be available to new applicants.

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Does your company suffer from ‘Leavism’?
10th September 2018

Ok, so what does ‘leavism’ actually mean? It’s the latest term for defining employees who end up working, during non-paid work hours, annual leave or whilst off sick.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – What are the pro’s and con’s of remote working?
7th September 2018

Remote working is here to stay and with statistics indicating that over 4 million people in the UK work from home, the way we work is changing.  Employees and employers alike are pushing for options to work remotely, but do they know what they are signing up for? Below we list some of the pro’s […]

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5 ways to set a positive example in the office
6th September 2018

To lead, literally means an example for others to follow, so when you are a business owner, leader or manager you are in control, directing your team on what they should be doing.  However, to be an effective leader you must inspire people to follow and to do so, you must lead by example.

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Helping your employees through change
3rd September 2018

If your business is going through any type of change or restructuring a number of key elements hold true, none more critical than inspiring individuals and teams to connect authentically with their audiences to deliver real results, strive for business excellence, focus on service delivery and emphasise quality rather than quality.

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Holidays over – our back to work survival guide!
29th August 2018

Why is it that when children go back to school in September they get a few half days to ‘ease them back in’? Ok we may be slightly exaggerating, but the point is; they get a nice steady transition period to help them adjust to the harsh reality of going back to school.

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – How can I get my new employee to hit the ground running?
24th August 2018

Introduce the team It’s your employees first day, ensure they are introduced to their team and given an outline of each of their roles, this is will give your newbie an idea of who to ask if they have any queries.

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Job descriptions – why getting them right is so important
20th August 2018

We all know what job descriptions are, but how much importance do we actually give them? Writing a good job description should be a really important part of your business, as they provide a road map for potential employees, explaining what the job they are applying for involves.

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Don’t forget about HR
12th August 2018

When many of us think about companies that have made big HR mistakes, we’re quick to jump to the assumption that it’s all the fault of greedy bosses who are more interested in lining their own pockets than doing the right thing by their loyal employees.

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FRIDAY HR FAQs – How can you as an employer promote gender equality in your business?
10th August 2018

Gender equality is a very hot topic at the moment and will be for many months if not years to come especially with big national companies such as the BBC failing to fulfill their responsibilities to promote it.  Also with many employees now increasingly looking for it in their own workplace, how can you make […]

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Want to improve your HR practices by the end of the year?
6th August 2018

As we power on through the summer holidays I’m sure most business owners will be focusing on a few things.

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Friday HR FAQs – Can I get a day off work because of the heatwave?
27th July 2018

So in case you hadn’t noticed the UK is in the grip of a heatwave, and offices without air conditioning are slowly melting!!!

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Employment tribunal claims on the rise again
25th July 2018

Alarmingly, employment tribunal claims are on the increase again, as highlighted in the recent article from CIPD.

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Why SMEs need to invest in HR now
23rd July 2018

An interview with Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen in Business Insider this week has revealed what all HR consultancies know too well; setting up your HR function should be a priority and failing to do so can lead to almost certain catastrophe for your business.

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FRIDAY HR FAQs – Should you set a task at interview?
20th July 2018

In essence there is no right or wrong answer to this question, it’s a decision you will need to make based on what competencies and skills you want to assess during the meeting.

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HR Revolution are voted one of the UK’s top 25 SME Culture Leaders
10th July 2018

We are proud to announce that we have been voted one of the UK’s top 25 SME Culture leaders by RealBusiness.co.uk the magazine that is an essential resource for ambitious entrepreneurs and decision-makers in association with breatheHR.com, the HR software company for growing companies.

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Putting a few HR myths to bed
5th July 2018

At HR Revolution, we’ve heard our fair share of HR myths and misinformation, so we thought we would list below the most common ones and why they are just that… Employees don’t have a contract unless there is something in writing A contract of employment is an agreement between an employer and employee whether it is verbal or in writing.

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How to really switch off from work when you go on holiday
3rd July 2018

Holiday season is well and truly underway, time to take off from work to relax and recuperate, however, for many, booking annual leave can cause stress and anxiety.  However, holidays are vitally important as they help us to stay balanced, healthy and stop us drowning in work related stress.

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5 things employers should do to support employee wellbeing
28th June 2018

Wellbeing is climbing up the corporate agenda and more businesses are implementing measures that encourage employees to bring their best selves to work.

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It’s hot, tips for keeping cool in the office
26th June 2018

It might not happen often, but this week the UK will swelter in soaring temperatures and while those of you lucky enough to be on holiday during this week will enjoy the fantastic weather in your gardens what about us poor workers when the mercury rises? Rules around temperatures in the indoor workplace are covered by the Workplace […]

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