Do you know what you need to do to prepare your business for Brexit? The Government has a tool that helps you to find out: – what your business or organisation may need to do to prepare for Brexit – what’s changing in your industry – information on specific rules and regulations Further details along … Read more Are you preparing your business for Brexit?
SMEs, have you been duped into signing up to a lengthy and costly contract that you can’t get out of for several years, with a company that initially appeared to be part of ACAS? If so, many of these companies require 6 month’s notice to cancel the contract. So make sure that you have a … Read more Beware of ACAS imitators!
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?
June’s top 10 HR Q&As are covered in this article, including dealing with grievances, managing underperformance, changing Ts&Cs and calculating holiday pay
The need to keep records of your employee’s working hours has been mentioned in the news a few times recently. The article accessed via the link below provides further guidance for employers on what records should be kept. If you need any help or advice in setting up a timesheet process or introducing a new … Read more Working Time: Are you keeping records?
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: firstname.lastname@example.org tele: 07913 121290 #business #hr #smallbusiness #employmentlaw https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/experts/legal/when-consider-external-investigation?
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
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.