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Why outsource your HR and recruitment processes?

Why outsource your HR and recruitment processes?

Why indeed and it’s one of the key questions at HR Revolution we are often asked about. “How can outsourcing our key ‘people’ processes really help the business?”  “Surely this should be an area we keep in-house?” As many of you know trying to find just the right...

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10 inappropriate questions interviewers need to stop asking!

10 inappropriate questions interviewers need to stop asking!

According to new research, the vast majority of organisations have asked candidates inappropriate and potentially illegal questions during a job interview. Researchers of the study found that 85% of interviewers have asked questions such as 'Are you physically fit and...

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – Employee or Contractor?

FRIDAY HR FAQS – Employee or Contractor?

The rules around distinguishing between an employee and an independent contractor may be subtle, but getting it wrong and breaching IR35 rule can result in serious tax and legal consequences for your business! We thought we’d try and clear this blurred line and...

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What are the signs of a toxic workplace culture?

What are the signs of a toxic workplace culture?

I'm sure most businesses don't have a toxic workplace culture per se, so the point of this blog is to identify the clearest signs and what you need to do to change them.  Remember a toxic workplace can cover such a broad range of physical environments and human...

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World Mental Health Day 10th Oct 2018

World Mental Health Day 10th Oct 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day, aimed at raising awareness and educating people on a subject that has been too stigmatised for too long.  It's an opportunity for us all to reflect on our own mental health and wellbeing and those around us. Unfortunately, mental ill...

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Signs it might be time to initiate a disciplinary

Signs it might be time to initiate a disciplinary

Disciplining an employee is always a difficult decision for an employer or manager to face and equally being disciplined is one of the most stressful things that can happen in a person’s life, so taking this decision can weigh on a someone's conscience. However,...

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The UKs 10 most irritating office habits

The UKs 10 most irritating office habits

In a recent UK survey, employees were asked to list what the most irritating habits of their co-workers were, while some of the findings might surprise you, are there any of them that you are guilty of? In reverse order... 10. Wearing the same clothes - what does this...

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Probation reviews – how to make them work for you

Probation reviews – how to make them work for you

The first day, the first week, perhaps even the first month! These are generally key milestones for you as a new employee. Hopefully, by the first month you’ve mastered the tea/coffee round, you’ve found your place within the team and you’ve fallen into the pattern of...

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HR disaster? HR Revolution can help

HR disaster? HR Revolution can help

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. Sometimes, it’s that productivity levels have slumped to the...

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What you need to know – Childcare Voucher scheme

What you need to know – Childcare Voucher scheme

As of 4th October 2018, the employer led childcare voucher scheme will no longer be available to new applicants. The government has replaced it with a tax free online voucher scheme which will be the only childcare funding option available to new joiners from the...

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Does your company suffer from ‘Leavism’?

Does your company suffer from ‘Leavism’?

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. According to new research from CIPD, 69% of employees have said that 'leavism' has happened in their...

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5 ways to set a positive example in the office

5 ways to set a positive example in the office

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...

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Helping your employees through change

Helping your employees through change

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,...

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Holidays over – our back to work survival guide!

Holidays over – our back to work survival guide!

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...

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