Compassionate Leave Post COVID-19 – How Should HR Handle it?

Compassionate Leave Post COVID-19 – How Should HR Handle it?

Publishing daily updated statistics relating to COVID-19 cases and deaths is designed to ensure vigilance stays high amidst the coronavirus pandemic. But it can also be an unwelcome reminder to those who have suffered personal loss. So how should HR Departments handle the emotional impact of COVID-19? Are staff entitled to compassionate leave? The impact […]

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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Recruitment in 2020 And Beyond

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Recruitment in 2020 And Beyond

It is generally accepted that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, probably forever. In business, just as in society, common processes are being restructured. In recruitment, for example, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus has forced changes in strategy which are expected to be significant. But how precisely will these changes manifest themselves?

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COVID-19: Why Employee Mental Health Should Be Addressed Too

COVID-19: Why Employee Mental Health Should Be Addressed Too

The benefits of remote working have been promoted for some time now, but few would have thought a global pandemic, like the COVID-19 crisis, would be the impetus that pushed working from home so far forward. However, with the adoption of such new ways has come new challenges, with HR Departments now needing to pay attention to employee mental health more than ever.

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How Are Employee Leave Entitlements Affected In The COVID-19 Pandemic

How Are Employee Leave Entitlements Affected In The COVID-19 Pandemic

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has been a game-changer for businesses. Lockdown restrictions have seen many people now remote working, but for those at home but unable to work questions persist. Among them, how are employee leave entitlements impacted? And can employers request employee leave be taken?

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How To Ensure This Year’s Office Christmas Party Includes Everyone

How To Ensure This Year’s Office Christmas Party Includes Everyone

It’s here again … already! But while arrangements for the annual office Christmas Party may be in full swing, have you really considered everyone? After all, how many of your staff are remote workers, scattered around the globe? We’ve a few pointers to making your festive celebration this year truly inclusive.

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3 Complaints Certain To Give HR Nightmares, And How To Deal With Them

3 Complaints Certain To Give HR Nightmares, And How To Deal With Them

Human Resources is no bed of roses, as any HR professional will testify; the kind of problems dealt with regularly can comfortably be covered once a procedure is in place. But where the nightmare begins is with the unexpected complications thrown in, often created by nothing more sinister than a difference in perspective. So what are the complaints and challenges that contribute most to a HR nightmare?

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How To Manage Staff Leave Over The Holidays And Avoid A Nightmare Before Christmas

How To Manage Staff Leave Over The Holidays And Avoid A Nightmare Before Christmas

Christmas – a time for festivities and fun, but for many HR departments it’s often a time when employee leave headaches rear up. Nobody wants a ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ ruining the festive cheer – but of course, it doesn’t have to! There are simple ways to ensure managing staff holidays over the Christmas period is a stress-free experience.

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