Can HR give a bad reference?

You aren’t obliged by law to give ‘a positive reference or none at all’. You are only required to give a ‘fair and accurate’ reference. But what does this mean? And how do you deal with a reference request for an ex-employee who wasn’t very good?

January 24, 2018
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The benefits of delegating responsibility within your business

The People Development Network say there are three main reasons people don't delegate their responsibility. Discover the reasons and how you can avoid them.

December 6, 2017
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Three common mistakes employers make when paying employees

I once worked for a company, where the management team would refuse to hand out payslips until the very last minute of the day, on the day before payday. The reason for this was because every month, without fail, between 20-40% of employees would be paid wrong. And the company didn’t want employees to spend […]

November 22, 2017
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What employees think of – and what to do about it

If HR could read minds… well apparently, they can – all you need is Google! Discover some of the most common search terms by employees, and how to handle them in the workplace.

October 4, 2017
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Psychologist’s Guide to Technology Mediated Work

The internet means we can collaborate with people no matter where in the world we are. But this has drawbacks – for example, we can’t pick up on body language as easily. Business psychologist Simon Kilpatrick has more insight.

September 13, 2017
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10 Top Tips For a Great Work Space

Google has an office and workspace to die for. It’s the stuff of legend, and the employees love it and it’s a key reasons why so many people want to work and stay at Google, (and of course their products aren’t too bad either). Now, while you can’t be expected to replicate the google office, small employers who can create an effective and engaging work-space will find it easier to attract and retain staff.

August 14, 2017
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10 Top Tips To Boost Team Spirit

Some ideas to create and maintain team spirit in your office.

August 7, 2017
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