Category Archives: HR Function

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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January 17, 2018
Three reasons HR reports get ignored

Three reasons HR reports get ignored

HR reports don’t always get the attention they deserve. And there are three main reasons for this. Sometimes, it’s because HR is reporting to the wrong department. Sometimes, it’s because reports are boring. And sometimes, it’s to do with your culture.

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