If you want to hire overseas candidates, but are unsure about the legal and financial implications, then this guide is for you.
We’re expected to perform at a consistently high level at work. But we’re only human and are bound to flounder at some point. So how do we avoid burnout? The answer is to take attention to the place where we feel stress and fatigue (our brains), and practice mindful cleansing, which can be done within the office.
Corporate and SME life coach Michelle Zelli offers some tip tips on navigating the uneasy terrain of office-based emotions.
Many British businesses offer employees the option to work from home, so why aren’t more of them taking it?
Following the latest NLW increase on 1 April, a survey of more than 500 SME workers, who are paid the NLW, were asked how their roles had changed since the statutory measure was first introduced in April 2016.
Do you know the true cost of hiring an employee in your business?
In the last few weeks, there has been much criticism of the comments of Monica Oriol, Chairwoman of Spanish multinational company, Seguriber-Umano, who stated that her preference is not to hire woman of childbearing age “because when women become pregnant, we end up with a problem”.
Workplace consultants Peldon Rose have compiled data to give a snapshot into the life of UK worker in the office. It's pretty close to what you'd imagine.
Employee engagement is not just one of the hottest topics right now (as the economy shows signs of recovery) but one of the most consistent items on the boardroom agenda over the past decade.
When Directors seek advice from an Insolvency Practitioner it is often because their business is already insolvent, but they also come because the business is going to be sold and they believe that the workforce can be slimmed down and then the slimmed down version of the business can be sold, perhaps back to themselves as a ‘pre-pack’. The realisation that they will adopt all of the employee’s contracts often scuppers a sale of the business.
The link between performance management and development is easy to understand on paper, after all, the connection usually occurs naturally. During an appraisal an employee and their manager work together to highlight their strengths and determine where development is needed in order to help that employee meet the competencies of their role. This is where the bond between performance and training and development forms.
How to fire employees who have exhausted your patience with persistent bad performance or unacceptable work attitudes.