PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT - 30.11.2023
Is it time to scrap Secret Santa?
Secret Santa is a long-standing tradition in many UK workplaces. However, new research shows that the festive tradition no longer has widespread support. What are the reasons for this and is it time to scrap Secret Santa altogether?
DRESS AND APPEARANCE - 06.09.2023
Should you have hair colour rules?
An employee has turned up to work sporting bright blue hair which you think looks really unprofessional. Can you ask them to revert to a natural hair colour?
MOBILE PHONES - 06.09.2023
Can you ban mobile phone use at work?
You’ve noticed that some employees are often glued to their mobile phones. Whilst you understand they may need to respond to the odd message or make an urgent call, it’s really impacting productivity. Can you ban personal mobile phone use at work?
STAFF HANDBOOKS - 07.07.2023
Is it time to implement a fertility policy?
As an increasing number of employers launch fertility treatment and assisted conception policies to add to their staff benefits offering, is it now time for you to consider implementing something similar?
BEREAVEMENT - 27.06.2023
Dealing with the death of an employee
Over 600,000 people are expected to die in the in the UK in the next twelve months which means there’s a possibility you could lose one of your employees. What are the first steps you should take if you’re faced with this situation?
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT - 27.06.2023
BSI standard on menstruation and menopause at work
The British Standards Institution has released a new Menstruation, Menstrual Health and Menopause in the Workplace Standard (BS 30416:2023). What's to know?