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Where have all the good men (and women) gone?

Where have all the good men (and women) gone?

With thanks to Bonny Tyler there for the great lyrics from I need a hero!  Struggling to recruit then? Based on the conversations I've been having just recently, you're far from alone. It seems like madness, doesn't it? So many redundancies in the last 18...

Flexible working – are requests coming your way?

Flexible working – are requests coming your way?

Flexible working - what is it and what's changing? Currently, an employee has a right to request flexible working if they have 26 or more weeks of continuous service with an employer. However, the Government has published a consultation which includes a proposal to...

Life is a rollercoaster!

Life is a rollercoaster!

“I hate roller coasters” I said firmly. “but didn’t you just say you’d been on the Big One in Blackpool and the one at Disney in Paris that blasts Aerosmith at serious volume at you as you go along?” “Um, yeah, I did actually”. An actual conversation I...

Is hybrid working really the future of your business?

Is hybrid working really the future of your business?

What exactly is hybrid working? Hybrid working doesn’t have an exact definition but loosely speaking, it’s a situation where people work from one or more locations on a regular basis. In effect, it’s a type of flexible working that specifically refers to the location...

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...