Do your employees have the Right to Work in the UK?

When recruiting staff, are you completing Right To Work checks in line with Government requirements? This is more than just checking someone’s ID. As a business owner, you need to confirm that potential employees have the right to work in the UK by seeing their original documents and taking copies for your records. If you … Read more Do your employees have the Right to Work in the UK?

Investigating grievance, disciplinary or misconduct cases

One of the things employers often ask me to help them with is independently investigating grievance, disciplinary or misconduct cases. This ensures all parties are treated fairly. If you need my help, please get in touch. email: ns@nickysilverhr.co.uk tele: 07913 121290 #business #hr #smallbusiness #employmentlaw https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/experts/legal/when-consider-external-investigation?

Over 50% of employees value happiness over pay

I’m not sure it is that simple. When searching for a new job, then salary is a big factor as you’ve got bills to pay. But maybe after being in the role for a while and you find that you are enjoying it (for whatever reason), pay isn’t so important? Alternatively, if you are on … Read more Over 50% of employees value happiness over pay

“Can I sack them for being off sick?” is one of the questions I am most often asked by SMEs.

My initial response is always to check what processes have been followed so far. Without the correct audit trail, the business could be at risk of being taken to a tribunal if the employee were dismissed without evidence of a fair process being applied. The key points SMEs should consider are: 1) Does your sickness … Read more “Can I sack them for being off sick?” is one of the questions I am most often asked by SMEs.