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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....

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...

What is the point of the Good Work Plan

What is the point of the Good Work Plan

What is the point of the Good Work plan? The Government’s Good Work Plan is due to take effect in April 2020 which will implement a number of employment reforms. Since the publication of the Good Work Plan, there have been further regulations introduced which relate...