Talk Money Week 2021: Why employers should discuss pay

Talk Money Week 2021: Why employers should discuss pay

An essential part of being a great employer is having those open conversations with employees about their financial wellbeing. With the soaring cost of living as well as everyday expenses such as childcare and travel costs, it is up to you, as an employer, to use the...
Why should employers consider going green?

Why should employers consider going green?

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is being held in Glasgow between 31 October and 12 November. As this event continues to make waves across the world, the impact of climate change has been on many people’s minds, including that of...
How to create a performance improvement plan

How to create a performance improvement plan

If an employee is underperforming, it can be a difficult situation for employers to manage. However, it’s a conversation that needs to happen, especially if a lack of productivity is beginning to impact the overall business. The best approach in giving employees...
Stress Awareness Week: How to support employees

Stress Awareness Week: How to support employees

Workplace stress will impact most people at one time or another. Some say that they thrive on stress, while others believe stress harms their productivity. Stress can affect us all differently. Whether it has been caused by intense workload or workplace conflicts with...
Budget 2021: How will employment be affected?

Budget 2021: How will employment be affected?

In the wake of the Autumn Budget announcements on 27 October, employers may be considering the impact on the workplace. As well as the National Living Wage increase announced before the Budget, discussed in our recent blog, employers will also experience the following...
How to establish a selection team and interview panel

How to establish a selection team and interview panel

With the ongoing skills shortages in the UK and the continued rise in job vacancies, employers ought to consider how they establish a selection team and interview panel. What is a selection team? A selection team is made up of the staff who will contribute to the...
Are you doing enough to prevent a toxic workplace?

Are you doing enough to prevent a toxic workplace?

Employees spend most of their lives at work, meaning the workplace environment can have a huge effect on their wellbeing. A positive, supportive atmosphere is important, but unfortunately this is not always the case. According to recent research from Culture Shift, 42...