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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...

Where does training start?

Where does training start?

At the beginning! – The first experience of training and development will take place at induction time.  It is said that an employee will have made their mind up about a job within the first day. So, it is crucial to have a great induction plan in place to set the...

What difference does a training plan make to my business?

What difference does a training plan make to my business?

If you find yourself wondering whether or not a training plan would benefit your business, here are some of the top reasons why you really should have one in place. Improved performance – A well trained employee is an asset to your business, of that there can be no...