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Are your workers stressed out?

HR news have published this article today about how small businesses are least likely to have stressed out workers. Why not read up on our top tips for keeping your employees from getting stressed! Add some green to the work place, this can have an amazing impact on stress levels and even increase productivity! Switch […]

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Should you pay your employees if they work during their journey to and from work?

You might have seen on BBC News this morning that a study by the West of England University suggests the time that commuters use to deal with work emails, make calls and work on reports for instance, should constitute as part of their working day, or deemed as working additional hours According to the study, […]

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Why do your employees leave and how to retain them.

As a Business Owner that relies on good staff, one of your worries maybe losing a valued member of staff who you consider an asset to your company. It’s important as an employer to recognise what might cause an employee to leave and to ensure that you do your best to keep hold of them. […]

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Reference checking is good practice but be mindful of employees’ rights

Although not compulsory, it is advisable to check a potential employee’s references before either offering them a position or before their probationary period ends. You can do this in writing or by telephone at any point during the recruitment process. Some candidates will prefer you not to check their references until they have been offered […]

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The Appraisal System

For a number of our clients, April sees the start of annual appraisal schemes as it can tie in nicely with the start of the financial year, new budgets and potential pay rises (where applicable). Appraisals are an effective tool to help maintain the employment relationship, engage, develop and motivate your employees – if they […]

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Jeremy Hunt imposes new terms and conditions onto Junior Doctors – How to effectively change the terms and conditions of employment

On 11th February 2016, the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt took the decision to impose a new contract on Junior Doctors which amends their existing terms and conditions of employment.  Contract changes are sometimes necessary for your business so how would SimpleHR support an employer who needed to amend their contracts of employment for an existing […]

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How to show appreciation

A company’s most valuable asset is its people, this is why it makes good business sense  to retain committed employee’s for as long as possible Once simple step is to show how much you really do value their contribution.  When you are a small or medium sized business, you may have to come up with […]

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Great leadership versus Poor management

Everyone has the potential to be a manager, but not everyone is a great leader. Leaders are the driving force behind the success of your company, and decide the future of work the company undertakes in its prospects. At one point, you may have worked for or come across a poor manager- therefore you should have […]

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How to deal with workplace negativity

A positive, efficient workplace is what every company strives towards. However, conflict and difficulties will arise which can lead to negative attitudes which damage employee morale and in turn productivity. As an employer, you may not always be aware of the problems when they first arise, but there are many ways that you can stop […]

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How to build the perfect team

Working as part of a team is not always easy, and it doesn’t work for everyone – but a strong team of  employees that work together well is an essential component of a successful business. The first things you need to think about when building a team is what the team is there to achieve. […]

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