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The Truth About ‘I Don’t Have Time For HR’

HR is probably not your thing.  Let’s be honest you have a business because it is utilising your talents and you enjoy it and often managing staff is not it!  If there’s one thing that we hear time and time again from business owners, it’s that they just don’t have…

Happy Days the Bank Holidays are Coming

Who doesn’t love a good old bank holiday weekend. You get to spend time with the family, an opportunity to unwind, and weather permitting, maybe even a barbecue or two (if the snow finally goes away).   All great for us as individuals but not so great as a business owner…

Would You Use Emoji’s To Gauge Employee Satisfaction?

Shocked by the question well, Sports Direct recently introduced a staff surveying system to its Derbyshire warehouse operation, asking its 3,500 employees to press a touchpad with either a happy or sad emoji face, to indicate their satisfaction with working conditions. It’s a similar system to the one that you…

Do you still pay overtime?

  Are the days of work long hours reap the rewards gone?  Think tank Resolution Foundation has called for employers to reconsider their overtime provisions, after research revealed that workers are no longer generously rewarded for putting in the extra hours. One in ten employees worked overtime, in the past…