Specialist HR solutions Absent without permission: What if an employee goes AWOL?

What if an employee goes AWOL?

Unauthorised absence is when someone does not come into work and gives no reason for their absence, or makes no contact with their employer. Other terms used can include: ‘AWOL’ or absent without leave absent without permission There are many reasons why an employee may not turn up for work, ranging from a simple issue…

Redundancy – 10 alternatives by Specialist Hr Solutions Southampton

Redundancy – 10 alternatives

Since the onset of Covid-19 last year, many employers have been under pressure financially and a high number of business leaders have contemplated what can be done to reduce business costs, with redundancies being high on the list. It’s true to say that people are often a business’ biggest cost and in addition, the fact…

Redundancy – getting it right and a few FAQs Specialist HR solutions Advice

Redundancy – getting it right and a few FAQs

Going through a redundancy process can be a devastating experience for those affected and needs to be handled sensitively by employers. In addition, conducting redundancies without consideration of the ACAS code of practice could lead to expensive employment compensation claims for the employer. Meaningful and timely consultation with all employees at risk of redundancy, while…

HR Consultancy Advice Handling a workplace Grievance?

Handling a workplace Grievance

Handling an employee grievance correctly can mean the difference between successful resolution, or an escalation to an employment tribunal.Having in place a clear grievance procedure, that is easily accessible for all employees and part of your employee handbook is a good place to start. Equally important is the requirement to follow the ACAS Code of…

Employers preparation for Brexit HR Consultant Advice

Employers preparation for Brexit

From 1 January 2021, a new points-based immigration system will come into force and will apply to all non-British and non-Irish citizens. Under the new system, anyone coming to the UK for work must meet a specific set of requirements for which they will score points. Visas are then awarded to those who gain enough…