The Value of Appraisals Masterclass

Thank you to all those who attended our appraisal Masterclass on Thursday 16 May.

For those who could not make it, we wanted to share some key points from the Masterclass and to give you a flavour of the content covered.

  1. The value of an appraisal process

Far from being a tick box exercise, appraisals should form a key role in Read More…

By |2019-05-20T11:54:28+00:00May 20th, 2019|

Does Employee Misconduct Affect All Employees?

In any workplace, despite the number of employees, there are instances of employee misconduct. As a manager, you cannot hide from it when it happens. You must deal with it consistently, fairly, and quickly. It is critical Read More…

By |2019-05-08T12:16:44+00:00May 8th, 2019|

How to Implement Change in the Workplace Without Sending Your Staff into a Spin

It could be said that the only time people are open to change is when what they have always done, no longer works for them. As a business owner, it is up to you show your Read More…

By |2019-04-10T08:35:51+00:00April 9th, 2019|

Social Media in the workplace – disaster or delight?

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Used to connect individuals, share information, content and ideas, social media plays a Read More…

By |2019-03-25T11:32:38+00:00March 25th, 2019|

Employment Contracts Masterclass

Thank you to all those who attended our Employment Contracts Masterclass last week – it was great to see you there.

This is a subject area that always generates lots of questions so we thought we would provide you with a few key facts.

What is a contract of employment? – A legally binding agreement between an employer and employee.

What are Read More…

By |2019-03-11T11:12:55+00:00March 11th, 2019|

Has anyone used Shared Parental Leave yet?

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Shared Parental Leave was introduced in 2015, and around 285,000 couples are eligible every year, however only 2% take advantage of the option.

So what exactly is it? Well, Shared Parental Leave Read More…

By |2019-02-14T12:19:23+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Why we need to be excited about HR

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By |2019-01-29T09:02:32+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Work drinks or drinking at work – what’s the difference?

So we all love a little tipple now and then (we won’t mention the Sapience Christmas party!), but what if alcohol starts to be a major problem in the workplace? Two weeks into Dry January (31 days has never felt so long) it’s worth looking at alcohol in the workplace, what are the rules and what you can do Read More…

By |2019-01-14T11:39:37+00:00January 14th, 2019|

The key to a successful Secret Santa

That time of year has come around once again! No matter who you are, whether you love it or hate it, there really is no escaping Christmas – even in the workplace.  If you are thinking of running a ‘Secret Santa’ as part of your company’s Christmas festivities, we have put together a guide to help you ensure success.

Make Read More…

By |2018-12-03T13:50:38+00:00December 4th, 2018|

How to be Happy at Work!

You might think that this is a bit of a contradiction but being happy at work not only helps your productivity but also your general well-being.  It is possible to both be happy and be at work!

A 2016 study from the University of Warwick found that happiness led to a 12% spike in productivity, while conversely, unhappy workers were Read More…

By |2018-11-14T13:37:50+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Superstar Selection Masterclass

Thank you to all those who attended our Superstar Selection Masterclass on Thursday 1st November at the Hub – it was great to see faces both regular and new.

Recruiting your workforce and your teams is one of the most important areas to get right – and it’s not just about a bum on a seat.

Not only can the whole Read More…

By |2018-11-05T11:12:26+00:00November 5th, 2018|
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