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Support and pay during periods of sickness absence

Support and pay during periods of sickness absence

How do you support and pay an employee during periods of sickness absence? As an employer, it’s important that you understand what you must and what you should do when it comes to having employees who are off sick from work. Here is some general advice to follow. The...

What you should know about managing holidays in your business

What you should know about managing holidays in your business

Managing holidays in your business Establish the rules To make the process clear and simple, we always recommend the process for booking holiday and the associated rules are set out clearly in the handbook or that you have a clear leave policy.  Be clear about how...

What exactly is parental leave?

What exactly is parental leave?

A quick guide to understanding parental leave Entitlement 18 weeks’ unpaid leave for an employee who has parental responsibility for a child up to the child’s 18th birthday (this entitlement is per child). This leave can be taken at a rate for up to 4 weeks each year...

Interviewing top tips

Interviewing top tips

Interviewing a candidate can often be as terrifying for you as it is for the candidate, especially if it is something you are not used doing or you haven’t done much of. The two top tips we always talk to clients about are preparation and listening. Preparation Read...

Candidate experience

Candidate experience

Do you ever consider the candidate experience when you're recruiting? For you as an employer the decision to recruit is a big one. There are so many challenges to consider - cost, time to recruit and train and concerns over finding the right person for your business....