New Guidance for Self-Isolation

Self Isolation

New Guidance for Self-Isolation   Recently the government has updated their guidance to reflect the new rules announced regarding self-isolation for those in contact with a positive case of Covid-19.   What are the rules of Self-Isolation?   The new rules that have recently came into place are in an aim to create a less… Continue reading

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Business disruption when transitioning to a post-Covid strategy

Business disruption

Business disruption when transitioning to a post-Covid strategy   As employers move to a post-Covid world, one of the main points of contention is what may cause business disruption and organisations are still divided.   A recent study has discovered that 33% of employers are looking to bring the employees back into the workplace fulltime.… Continue reading

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Managing Workplace Temperature

workplace temperature

Managing Workplace Temperature In this article, our H & S Consultant, Colin Jones, discusses how to manage workplace temperature.   Workplace temperature has been raised a number of times recently by our clients. There still seems to be some misunderstanding surrounding it. Employees are claiming they can refuse to work or in some cases can… Continue reading

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How can you support working parents during the summer holidays?

working parents

How can you support working parents during the summer holidays? For kids, six weeks off school is a dream but for working parents, somewhat of a nightmare. Trying to entertain their children, whilst maintaining their workload can be tricky. So what can employers do to help support working parents during the school holidays?   Be… Continue reading

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Risk Assessments – Common Mistakes

risk assessments

Risk Assessments – Common Mistakes Risk assessments are crucial for employers to manage the health and safety within their business. They are also a legal requirement in the workplace. This is so that you can spot the risks and then put measures in place to control them. By law, if you have 5 or more… Continue reading

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Imposter Syndrome – Fact or fiction?

imposter syndrome

Imposter Syndrome – Fact or fiction? Our Senior HR Advisor, Daniel Williams, discusses imposter syndrome in the article below.   As HR professionals, we tend to only focus on the low performers at work and how we can improve them. What if we flip reverse this and look at the high performers? They should be… Continue reading

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Employment Law Update | July 2021

employment law update july

Employment Law Update | July 2021 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, provides us with an Employment Law Update for July 2021.   National Employment Tribunal User Group The minutes from the May 2021 National Employment Tribunal user group are now available here. They show that as of March 2021, there were 44,000 outstanding claims;… Continue reading

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Workplace Fatalities | Health and Safety

workplace fatalities

Workplace Fatalities | Health and Safety In this article, our H & S Consultant, Colin Jones, discusses workplace fatalities and the fatality figures for 2020/2021.   Provisional data recently released shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21. This is an increase of 29 from the previous… Continue reading

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Employment Law Update | June 2021

employment law update | June 2021

Employment Law Update | June 2021 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, provides an Employment Law Update | June 2021.   Is a Philosophical Belief that gender is binary and that people cannot change sex, protected under the Equality Act 2010? In the Equality Act 2010, there are nine “Protected Characteristics.” This includes characteristics such… Continue reading

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Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders | Health and Safety

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders | Health and Safety In this article, our H & S Consultant, Colin Jones, discusses work-related musculoskeletal disorders.   Musculoskeletal disorders can affect muscles, joints, and tendons in all parts of the body. Most work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) develop over time. They can be episodic or chronic in duration and can also… Continue reading

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