The HR Headmistress' blog

Should the UK Offer 24/7 Childcare for Working Parents?

7th August 2019

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been advising a small employer how to progress a situation with a long-term employee, Sonny, who had a baby about three years ago and is struggling badly. Sonny had a pre-existing mental impairment anyway,...

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Six Steps to Successful Flexible Working

5th December 2018

Not all job roles can be flexible. Some have to be in the office or the factory, or wherever the place of work is. But many can be.

What do employees want and how should they adapt?

Think of work as an activity, not a specific location and choose...

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Redundancy and Reduced Hours

31st January 2018

Employees qualify for statutory redundancy pay if they have two years’ continuous service. Redundancy payment is based on a week’s pay, which is currently capped at £489 a week

Recently a client asked us the following question:...

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Don’t Let Christmas Parties Get Out of Control

6th December 2016

Although we’re only a week into December (plenty of time left for Christmas shopping!) the commercial Christmas season has been with us for some time. I think the first glitter of tinsel was spotted by a team member in August this year.

At...

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