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Are your big fish looking for a bigger pond?

Have you considered what you will do when your key players decide to move on to ‘pastures new’ or retire? What plans are in place to secure a seamless exit strategy? Don’t underestimate how quickly a business can fail without robust leadership and structure. Succession planning is a process to identify and develop internal and external Read more about Are your big fish looking for a bigger pond?[…]

Did you know the calculation for holiday pay has changed?

The Court of Appeal has confirmed, that when calculating a worker’s holiday pay, you must include payments made in respect of regular voluntary overtime. This could have far reaching consequences for many businesses. The Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) state that all workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave. Four weeks of this derives from the Read more about Did you know the calculation for holiday pay has changed?[…]

How are you managing disciplinary and grievance in your Company?

It’s inevitable that at some point in time you will have to deal with a dispute in the workplace and unfortunately, there’s not a ‘one size fits all’ solution because every situation is different. Believe me, you can’t just wing it! One of the first things you should establish, is whether you are dealing with Read more about How are you managing disciplinary and grievance in your Company?[…]

Redundancy or TUPE? It’s important to get this right!

The purpose of my blog is to highlight a few of the common misconceptions about HR issues and to share case studies whenever possible.  Company names and specific details have been changed to ensure confidentiality. A client called to request help with a redundancy situation, as they were selling a self-contained part of the business Read more about Redundancy or TUPE? It’s important to get this right![…]