How to set better goals for your staff

How to set better goals for your staff

On boarding new staff is an important process to get right. If you don't give it the time it deserves you could be setting them, and your business, up for failure.

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The importance of overcoming generational stereotypes in the workplace

The importance of overcoming generational stereotypes in the workplace

It's easy to make assumptions in the workplace based on the prejudices we hold. In this blog, we explore how HR can use data to overcome stereotyping and gain an objective understanding of employee performance.

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How to Keep your Employees Happy Without a Raise

How to Keep your Employees Happy Without a Raise

Ensuring employees feel empowered in their work and in control of their careers is a sure-fire way to increase productivity, boost morale and reduce unplanned staff absence. Read our blog to find out more...

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The case for extending employee benefits to dependent parents

The case for extending employee benefits to dependent parents

With the rise in the demand for 'eldercare', debates have turned to the implications of extending employee benefit packages to include dependant parents...

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5 implications of a Brexit ‘Yes’ vote for HR teams

5 implications of a Brexit ‘Yes’ vote for HR teams

The upcoming Brexit referendum will have a big impact on immigration law, which will directly affect UK businesses and their HR policies. We discuss 5 potential ways...

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Boosting productivity: 4 ways to empower your employees

Boosting productivity: 4 ways to empower your employees

Ensuring employees feel empowered in their work and in control of their careers is a sure-fire way to increase productivity, boost morale and reduce unplanned staff absence. Read our blog to find out more...

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End of May – not just P60s but RTI penalties too

End of May – not just P60s but RTI penalties too

With ambiguity over RTI penalties, Kate Upcraft sheds light on why there seems to be wide-spread confusion and offers the latest view from the HMRC.

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 Engaging employees – how and why?

Engaging employees – how and why?

Employer and employee expectations of what staff engagement actually is varies quite considerably. We look at how technology can bring them all together and work towards a common goal.

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Onboarding: one of the greatest errors

Onboarding: one of the greatest errors

Neglecting the needs of new employees and cementing a productive relationship prior to them joining the company, can be catastrophic if not done correctly.

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P11D time: countdown to the end of an era?

P11D time: countdown to the end of an era?

As we approach the 6th July P11D deadline once again, will employers and agents be wistfully thinking about the imminent end of the need for many P11Ds or celebrating?

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Keep Calm and Align: Simplify tax and cut complexity

Keep Calm and Align: Simplify tax and cut complexity

Are National Insurance contributions the ultimate stealth tax? We take a closer look at the evidence for and against and ask - does simplification actually reduce complexity?

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Recruiting talent analytics and big data into your team

Recruiting talent analytics and big data into your team

A look at how HR departments are turning more to big data and talent analytics to ensure employee happiness and greater productivity.

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Payroll & HR at forefront of Scottish debate

Payroll & HR at forefront of Scottish debate

With the UK political landscape and Scottish fiscal autonomy both hot topics at the moment, payroll and HR teams are already preparing for operating two separate tax regimes from April 2016.

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