Changing Contract Terms & Conditions


Changing Contract Terms & Conditions In this article, our Senior HR Advisor, Claire McGuinness, offers advice to employers changing employee contract terms and conditions When employers need to change terms and conditions for their employees, this can cause practical difficulties.  So what if some employees don’t agree? Can an employee refuse to sign and can… Continue reading


The Top 10 Communication Skills


The Top 10 Communication Skills In this article, our Senior HR advisor, Dan Williams, discusses the top 10 communication skills employers should look for in a new recruit. 1. Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage your emotions so as to communicate effectively, avoid stress, overcome challenges and empathise with others. It’s… Continue reading


Covid-19 Vaccination to be Mandatory for NHS staff

Mandatory Vaccination

Covid-19 Vaccinationto be Mandatory for NHS staff Frontline NHS staff in England will be required to receive the covid-19 vaccination in order to remain in their current positions unless medically exempt. Secretary of health Savid Javid announced the intention behind the mandate is to ensure the safety of patients. NHS vaccination There is currently 1.3… Continue reading


Pronouns: Getting it Right


Pronouns: Getting it Right In this article, our Senior HR advisor, Daniel Williams, discusses how employers should handle pronouns in the workplace. What Are Pronouns? Pronouns are the words we use in place of a noun to address a person. For example, instead of ‘man’, we use he/him/his, for ‘woman’, she/her/hers. However, it goes beyond that… Continue reading


Autumn Budget 2021

Autumn Budget

Autumn Budget 2021 The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the contents of the 2021 autumn budget in the House of Commons on the 27th October 2021. The budget set out the government’s plan for taxation and spending for the upcoming year. Rishi Sunak said the plans were focused on a “post-Covid era” and would pave… Continue reading