The HR Headmistress' blog

Bug Off!

2nd October 2019

October – season of mellow mists, fruitfulness and flu jabs. I’ve just had mine. It won’t be long before the winter flu bugs are back in full force, so this week there’s a reminder of how to reduce your risk of picking up...

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Pension and PHI

18th September 2019

We know that we should make provision for one of life’s “rainy days” by having the equivalent of three-six months’ worth of household expenses in an easy access bank account. But if the rainy day is protracted by ill...

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Are Employees Entitled to Time off to Attend a Funeral?

28th August 2019

Where employees suffer a bereavement, they usually want to attend their funeral. Do they have the right to attend?

All employees are entitled to reasonable, unpaid time off for dependants. This is time off to deal with unforeseen matters and...

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Winter Wheezles and Sneezles

13th December 2016

Do you remember this from when you were a kid?

Christopher Robin had wheezles and sneezles.
They bundled him into his bed.
They gave him what goes with a cold in the nose and some more for a cold in the head.
They wondered if wheezles could turn...

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I’d Rather Trust a Computer Than a Spreadsheet…

20th October 2016

None of us ever have quite enough time to do the things we want to get done at work and SMEs are no exception. Over the last couple of weeks, we have been trying to persuade two clients whose workforce is growing rapidly to explore technology to...

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