HR Health Check

How healthy is your HR?

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How healthy is your HR

So the days are getting lighter and Spring is definitely in the air So as thoughts move to the new tax year and for many a new financial year, is it also a good time to check whether your HR practices need a Spring Clean? Are your policies in good shape? Is your recruitment successful? […]

GDPR

GDPR – no need to panic!

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GDPR

Does the mere mention of GDPR make you feel slightly queasy? Maybe you’re not quite sure what GDPR is but you’re just sick of all the emails you’ve been getting over the past couple of weeks? Well….GDPR is here and it’s important that all organisations….large and small, public, private and not-for-profit…are aware of it and […]

HR Health Check

Beginning of the end to exploitation?

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Employment Policies - Cornerstone Resources

Sir David Metcalf, the first appointed Director of Labour Market Enforcement, has this week published his strategy for 2018/19 aimed at preventing the exploitation of workers. Why is this needed? Sir David Metcalf was appointed early 2017 as it was widely accepted that not only are some employers failing to comply with legislation and regulations […]

Absence

Throwing a sickie – a thing of the past?

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Employee Relations. Throwing a sickie

No doubt you will have seen the recent headlines….the latest CIPD research shows that 86% of employers had seen their employees coming in to work ill. This is a shocking increase from 26% back in 2010. Why has it increased? ‘Presenteeism’, as it’s also known, normally happens when employees feel pressure to continue working and […]

HR Health Check

Top 10 mistakes made when recruiting

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Recruitment & Induction services @ Cornerstone Resources HR

Breathe HR have just written a great piece on the top 10 most common errors SMEs make when they recruit….however, I think they could very easily be applicable for all workplaces, large and small, public, private and third sector. So, how can we get it wrong? Think about your own worst experiences of going through […]

Culture

How do you really get things done?

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Culture

Thank you to Torben Rick (www.torbenrick.eu) for this great picture, showing the importance of the culture we create in our workplaces. The ‘visible’ part of the iceberg shows the things people can see or read about how we say we do things, they may be your policies, how you are structured, the values you have […]