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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5 Priorities To Consider When Creating Your COVID-19 Response Plan

5 Priorities To Consider When Creating Your COVID-19 Response Plan

After three months of lockdown, the chance to put the frustrations of the pandemic behind us and return to normal is definitely welcome. But that’s not to say the threat from coronavirus is gone. To protect against this threat, HR Departments are required to devise a COVID-19 Response Plan. But what are the key priorities to consider when drawing it up?

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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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Goodbye Employee Performance Reviews, Welcome Radical Transparency?

Goodbye Employee Performance Reviews, Welcome Radical Transparency?

With the end of 2019 looming, many companies are preparing to get their annual employee performance reviews underway. But while the intention behind these interviews is to build something positive, the real impact can be very different. So, isn’t it time to wave goodbye to the employee performance review? Is it time for Radical Transparency?

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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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