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Why Are Employee Satisfaction Surveys Important?

Employee satisfaction surveys have become a tool used widely by many businesses. They provide invaluable insights into the workforce’s mindset and the results can be used in order to shape a productive and positive workplace culture. These surveys go beyond simple metrics; they are vital tools for understanding employees’ experiences, what is going well, what…
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21 February 2024

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How to Conduct a Salary Review for Your Employees

Conducting a salary review is an essential process for any organisation aiming to maintain a motivated and engaged workforce. Given the current cost of living crisis many employees are looking to their employers for support in the shape of a salary increase. By conducting a salary review, employers are showing that they are listening to…
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30 January 2024

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5 Ways HR Workflow Automation Can Save You Time

HR departments are constantly looking for ways to help their business to improve efficiency, productivity and ultimately profitability. Embracing technology and its associated benefits is one of the most effective methods for achieving this. Many HR teams are now turning to the implementation of HR software systems and the workflow automation these systems bring to…
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24 January 2024

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What is an employee handbook?

No matter the size of your business and regardless of the industry you reside in, an employee handbook is a useful resource every organisation should have. Also known as a staff handbook, it sets out a company‚Äôs policies, procedures and expectations for employees so there is a clear and consistent approach to dealing with the…
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20 December 2023

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What is SAAS HR Software?

Although it’s often seen as a back-office function, HR is pivotal to the success of a company and using technology helps to streamline and make the work of HR more efficient and effective. Many businesses are now implementing what is known as Software As A Service (SAAS) HR to support their HR team and the…
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5 December 2023

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4 Christmas HR challenges and how to manage them

Christmas is a time of year many people enjoy, no matter the industry they work in. Numerous companies outside of retail and hospitality tend to wind down and have quieter periods over Christmas and New Year. However, for employers and HR professionals, it can be quite a stressful time and there can also be several…
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29 November 2023

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Can you legally make your employees return to the workplace?

In the 4 years since many people started to work from home, the world of work has changed significantly but in some cases employers, and employees, have started to consider reverting back to pre-pandemic working norms. Towards the back end of 2023, a number of large corporations, including Lloyds, Amazon and Google, started to ask…
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17 November 2023

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4 day working week: the pros and cons

With employees increasingly seeking flexible working arrangements and an enhanced work-life balance, the subject of the standard 5 day working day has been brought into focus as businesses assess their options. A recent pilot programme saw 61 UK companies and their nearly 3,000 employees trial a 4 day working week for 6 months, and employees…
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8 November 2023

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How To Effectively Manage Employee Time Off Over Christmas

After the school summer holiday months, Christmas and New Year are typically the time when you will have the most requests from employees to take time off. Naturally, at this time of year, many people want to take time off to spend with their family and friends. Some people may need to travel long distances,…
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2 November 2023

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5 common HR mistakes and how you can avoid them

As an employer, your staff can be your biggest asset, but they can also cause you the biggest headaches. If you make mistakes with your HR processes, your problems may be compounded and could spiral into something bigger. Understanding common HR mistakes is crucial to the success of your business. Keep reading to learn the…
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26 October 2023

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