While it’s a great benefit for employees, business owners will definitely find the newly introduced Parent's Leave regulations to be a significant burden, both financially and logistically. This will become more acute when the leave increases from six weeks to seven in 2021.Read More
In our recent survey, we learned that 69% of businesses find recruitment difficult and therefore, the loss of a member of staff can have serious implications. Conflict in the workplace is all too common and if left unchecked, increases turnover.Read More
Previously referred to as Industrial Relations, Employee Relations is a practise which focusses on both the individual and collective relationships in the workplace.Read More
First impressions are everything and your Job Description will be the first time many of your employees will encounter your fledgeling business. A basic Job Description usually contains the job title, duties, skills and competencies, a bit about the company and a salary. However, you'll probably agree that 'basic' isn't quite in line with your company vision.Read More
As spring approaches, people’s minds turn to planning their summer holidays. Managing holiday requests can be challenging for a business, especially if employees request the same week off. How do you plan ahead so that business is not disrupted?Read More
Recruiting talented individuals into your business is difficult enough, but did you realise that without a proper induction program for new employees, the struggle and cost could go to waste?Read More
When it comes to employee rights in the workplace, there is a general consensus that the law always swings in favour of the employee. But is that factually accurate?Read More
When it comes to the list of challenges faced by businesses big or small, old or new; recruiting new staff is always up there at the top of that list.
In order to best advise our customers, we wanted to know if the challenges in recruiting are the same as they always have been, and if they differ for large enterprises compared to SMEs.Read More
What key pieces of knowledge should a small business owner be equipped with when it comes to employment law?
It’s a good question because employment law can be confusing for all employers, but particularly for small businesses and start-up owners. The whole area consists of a mix of complex regulations in a landscape of ever-changing legislation that is challenging to keep up with.Read More