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When to bring out the red card Copy

At what stage would you 'red card' an employee? Disciplining employees is a necessary evil at times but when done right, and with the right intentions, it can be used to aid the improvement of performance and standards. Company Disciplinary Policy and Procedure First question to ask yourself before embarking on any disciplinary action is [...]
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When to bring out the red card

At what stage would you 'red card' an employee? Disciplining employees is a necessary evil at times but when done right, and with the right intentions, it can be used to aid the improvement of performance and standards. Company Disciplinary Policy and Procedure First question to ask yourself before embarking on any disciplinary action is [...]
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We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday?

We're All Going On A Summer Holiday - Oh No You're Not! Dealing with holiday requests from employees at this time of the year can prove to be difficult, particularly if the whole workforce requests the same time off, or you’re faced with operational issues if your employees request holiday off at a time that [...]
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Start With Why

'How' is important, but 'WHY' is essential When training an employee, new or otherwise, it is so easy to get caught up in robotically showing what needs to be done and how. But how often as employers and business owners, or indeed the parents amongst us, do we explain the WHY and what the consequences [...]
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Is your serve legal?

Serving Notice Taking a contract off the internet can cause problems when it comes to notice periods. Real Life Case Employer 'A' found a contract of employment on the internet and, without checking it through, it was issued to their first employee (Employee 'B'). The working relationship wasn’t working out and Employer 'A' decided after [...]
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Why Job Adverts Can Cost You Thousands

When free job adverts can cost you thousands! Managing cashflow when you are a small business can be challenging and can often push business owners to advertise job vacancies, for free, using the many local community groups on Social Media. Keep it Legal I recently saw a vacancy for a café assistant with part-time hours [...]
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HR Simple Academy – Powering Your Business

We are proud to launch the HR Simple Academy which offers small and micro businesses a simple and straightforward solution for employing people. The HR Simple Academy gives you All the essential paperwork to keep you compliant in our Document Bundles Centre. Online health and safety compliance training suitable for all employees from apprentices all [...]
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Discrimination arising from disability

Discrimination arising from disability: does an employer need to know that the disability is the underlying cause?:- Legal background An employer must not treat a person less favourably because of something arising in consequence of their disability than it treats, or would treat, another person without that disability, unless it can justify the unfavourable treatment [...]
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Employment Law Facts

Every employer should know :- You must register with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) before your first pay day when you take on your first employee. You must run payroll and issue employees with a payslip detailing earnings before tax and National Insurance. You must report payroll under RTI regulations and pay any Tax and [...]
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Ten Employee Engagement Statistics of 2017

51% of workers are looking to leave their current jobs. Only 13% of employees are engaged worldwide Highly engaged businesses see a 10% increase in customer ratings 80% of employees would work more hours to work for a more empathetic employer Business see a 20% increase in sales from highly engaged employees 60% of workers [...]
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