Some TIPS for Employers during the Christmas Season

Beware the Christmas Party

…and other HR TIPS to help employers avoid issues during the Christmas Season Communicate any compulsory closing dates to employees early in the year – as this can affect annual leave entitlements Review annual leave entitlements for the year and ensure employees have taken their full leave entitlement or, whether they are allowed (in line…

Should I ban Office Romances..?

Should I ban Office Romances..?

Given the number of hours spent together at work, it’s inevitable that romantic relationships will occur between colleagues. This can distort the lines on professionalism at work and raises concern in employers about the effect romantic relationships can have on the workplace. However, legally there are no laws around preventing office romances and it’s therefore…

Tips to avoid Workplace Conflict

Tips to avoid Workplace Conflict

Conflict at work can take many forms and can lead to significant problems for businesses, including; resignations, reputational damage or worse, employment tribunal claims. To prevent a situation escalating, managers are advised to take steps to help recognise signs of conflict and look at options for preventing existing and future problems. Identify the signs Conflicts…