Category Archives: HR Function

October 3, 2018
How outsourcing has changed the HR department: the pros and cons

How outsourcing has changed the HR department: the pros and cons

Outsourcing. It can save money and hassle, but should you really outsource your HR department? Or should you keep it in-house? Let’s explore the pros and cons of both options.

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May 23, 2018
Alternatives to Bradford Factor for measuring absence

Alternatives to Bradford Factor for measuring absence

There’s plenty of ways to measure absence – and plenty of alternatives to Bradford Factor scoring. Here’s how to calculate the ‘Lost Time’ and ‘Frequency’ rate.

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April 4, 2018
Why you should stop collecting irrelevant HR data

Why you should stop collecting irrelevant HR data

Sometimes, the extra data you include in your HR records can actually be a business liability. Not only could it leave you open to a discrimination claim, but it could also cause a compliance issue with GDPR.

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February 26, 2018
Use it or lose it? How to handle accrual carryover

Use it or lose it? How to handle accrual carryover

Letting employees take too many holiday or vacation days across into the next year can be dangerous to business operations. But how should HR limit how much employees can accrue and carry over?

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February 7, 2018
How long should you keep employee records for?

How long should you keep employee records for?

Do you know when to delete the information you hold on ex-employees and unsuccessful candidates? GDPR sets out strict guidelines on how you store and use personal data, and that includes employee records.

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