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Job descriptions – why getting them right is so important

Job descriptions – why getting them right is so important

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...

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Don’t forget about HR

Don’t forget about HR

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. Mistakes with...

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Want to improve your HR practices by the end of the year?

Want to improve your HR practices by the end of the year?

As we power on through the summer holidays I'm sure most business owners will be focusing on a few things. Maybe there are still some big goals that haven’t been reached and now’s the time to pull your socks up and make that final push. However, please don’t neglect...

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Employment tribunal claims on the rise again

Employment tribunal claims on the rise again

Alarmingly, employment tribunal claims are on the increase again, as highlighted in the recent article from CIPD. Employment Tribunal statistics for 2018 highlight a significant resurgence in tribunal claims since associated fees were abolished in July of last year....

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Why SMEs need to invest in HR now

Why SMEs need to invest in HR now

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...

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FRIDAY HR FAQs – Should you set a task at interview?

FRIDAY HR FAQs – Should you set a task at interview?

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. As part of the selection process, employers may conduct numerical testing or ask...

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Putting a few HR myths to bed

Putting a few HR myths to bed

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...

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How to really switch off from work when you go on holiday

How to really switch off from work when you go on holiday

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...

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5 things employers should do to support employee wellbeing

5 things employers should do to support employee wellbeing

Wellbeing is climbing up the corporate agenda and more businesses are implementing measures that encourage employees to bring their best selves to work. There are plenty of benefits that companies can use to prioritize health, however, when it comes to mental health,...

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It’s hot, tips for keeping cool in the office

It’s hot, tips for keeping cool in the office

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...

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Don’t think you need HR – think again

Don’t think you need HR – think again

Growing a business from the ground up can be one of the most challenging but rewarding experiences in the world. From recruiting your very first employee, to really stepping things up a level and recruiting entire teams and departments, HR Revolution have helped...

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How to manage football fever in the workplace

How to manage football fever in the workplace

Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no escaping from football at the minute. The FIFA World Cup 2018 has begun in Russia and apparently Goldman Sachs have devised an algorithm that says Brazil will win, so let's hope that you've picked them in a sweep-stake!!!...

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Don’t let Summer impact productivity…

Don’t let Summer impact productivity…

Well the holiday season is well and truly underway and workers across the country are looking forward to a bit of well-deserved time away from their desks, or maybe they have just returned from holiday and their heads are still on a sandy beach somewhere sipping...

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We’ve been shortlisted – Times Business Awards 2018

We’ve been shortlisted – Times Business Awards 2018

HR Revolution are very excited to have been shortlisted for the Best Business (1-25 employees) and the Service Excellence Award at the Times Business Awards 2018 being held at Salomon's Estate in Tunbridge Wells on Wednesday June 13th. The awards are a chance to...

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The worst excuses for employee absence

The worst excuses for employee absence

Did any of your employees call in sick yesterday? It was Monday after all, meaning a few employees may have overindulged on the sunny weekend, then perhaps feigned a summer cough or cold!! This is not unheard of, but there are some excuses which are so excessive and...

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No cost morale boosters for the workplace

No cost morale boosters for the workplace

The sun is set to shine this week (once we get over the storms!)... could it be that summer is here?  But when the sun is shining, most of us can easily think of dozens of things that we’d rather be doing than sitting at a computer in a stuffy office. The summer...

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