Office summer parties: What you need to know

Office summer parties: What you need to know

That time of year has come around again with brighter evenings and warmer weather, and alongside this comes the return of workplace summer parties. With many companies having to put their social events on hold during the pandemic, this summer could see the...
How can you improve employee retention?

How can you improve employee retention?

Following the pandemic, many employees have revaluated what they want from their jobs, which has led to a rise in people quitting their jobs. This so-called Great Resignation is far from over, with more than 6.5 million British workers planning to quit their jobs this...
Is it ever too hot to work?

Is it ever too hot to work?

With the sun out in full force as the UK experiences brief heatwaves, your employees may struggle to find the motivation to come to work, especially if the workplace does not have the infrastructure in place to combat the heat. To the dismay of some employees, there...
Can you force employees to take annual leave?

Can you force employees to take annual leave?

When it comes to annual leave, many employers often find themselves asking: can I make my employees take paid time off? The short answer is yes, but the long answer is a little more complex. Forcing your employees to take annual leave can be difficult, creating...
Pride Month: How to promote an inclusive workplace

Pride Month: How to promote an inclusive workplace

According to a report by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 46 per cent of LGBTQ+ employees do not disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity in the workplace. The reason for this is a fear of being judged, excluded, or isolated. So, what can employers do...
Top onboarding tips for small businesses

Top onboarding tips for small businesses

Running a small business can often feel like spinning a thousand plates, with new things to consider and learn popping up every day. Human resources is an area that can cause a major headache for small business owners, especially as laws and regulations change...