What is an HRIS and do you need one?

What is an HRIS and do you need one?

Many small businesses don’t tend to have a dedicated HR person and as a result, the management of HR administration such as approving holidays, managing sickness, and employee training and development, will often by default land in the laps of busy senior...
Key Employment Law Changes in 2020

Key Employment Law Changes in 2020

A variety of employment law reforms are scheduled to come into effect in April 2020. Here is a summary of the key changes that might affect your business in the coming months. Holiday pay From April 2020, the holiday pay reference period will be lengthened from 12 to...
Latest Updates on IR35 Legislation

Latest Updates on IR35 Legislation

IR35, which was introduced in 2000, is an anti-tax avoidance rule that applies to all contractors and freelancers who do not fall under HM Revenue & Customs’ definition of being self-employed. From April 2020, every medium and large private sector business in the...
Bullied by your boss? What should you do?

Bullied by your boss? What should you do?

Unfortunately these days, bullying does not get left in the school playground and for some it continues well into adulthood, making their lives miserable. Bullying is becoming more common within the workplace and while peer to peer bullying is bad enough, being...
Should we introduce a menopause policy?

Should we introduce a menopause policy?

In an ever-aging workforce the ‘MakeMenopauseMatter’ Campaign was launched in 2018 to highlight the lack of menopause awareness in society. One of the campaign’s key concerns is that too many women experiencing the menopause feel unsupported at work and...