Acts of kindness in the workplace

Acts of kindness in the workplace

Today marks Random Acts of Kindness Day, a day that provides not only an opportunity to incorporate more acts of kindness into our everyday lives, but also at work. Below are some steps that employers can take to show some compassion in the workplace, not just today,...
Can your employees take a career break?

Can your employees take a career break?

With the news of Co-op boss, Jo Whitfield, taking a four-month break to support her sons during their exams, employers may be questioning what they need to know if a similar situation arises in their own company. Are employees entitled to take a hiatus from work?...
A guide to workplace relationships

A guide to workplace relationships

Depending on different company policies, romantic involvement between employees is not a standalone means for dismissal. However, if the relationship has a damaging effect or influences their performance at work, then it may be cause for disciplinary. As Valentine’s...
How can employers support staff looking to retire?

How can employers support staff looking to retire?

As of late, employers have been recognising more than ever that they can and should provide support to their employees when it comes to retirement. According to recent research, 64 per cent of UK employees would like their employer to help them plan for retirement....