Wages not paid on time
There may come a time when you’re unable to pay staff wages.
If this happens, you might be wondering about the potential legal action you could face.
How much do HR consultants charge in the UK?
If you’re looking to outsource your human resources requirements to keep HR costs down, then a consultancy is an effective route to take.
Statutory guaranteed pay and coronavirus
There are occasions when your business can offer no work to employees, but you still have to pay them.
One such example is statutory guarantee pay. I
It’s important for your business to understand how much you should pay your employees. Determining the market rate is a big part of that—so how do you
What is Occupational Health?
Occupational health is the study of both health & safety and the wellbeing of employees.
There are many actions that can help to keep employees s
Coping with depression at work
Following the increase in mental health awareness in the modern business world, it’s important you understand the signs of depressed employees at work
Asthma is a disorder of the respiratory system. It occurs when exposure to a substance creates an allergic response in the human body. Substances know
Maintaining the health and fitness of employees is a win-win situation for employers. It creates good relations between employers and staff, and by re
Dermatitis is a skin condition caused by contact with something that irritates the skin or causes an allergic reaction. It usually occurs where the ir
Duty of care
All employers are legally bound to ensure that their employees are not exposed to unreasonable harm at work, both physical and psychological. This cov
Managing Stress at Work
Workplace stress is on the rise.
79% of British employees said that they commonly experience work-related stress in a 2020 survey by Perkbox. This is
Signed off work with stress
Sickness due to work-related stress has risen in recent years.
Many employees feel the need to overdeliver at work, to keep their jobs secure. But th
Work-life balance guide for businesses
Ensuring your employees have better professional and social lives is a priority for a lot of modern businesses. It can provide you and your staff with
Working Time and Hours for Employees
Regardless of where an employee works, understanding when it’s time to work should be one of the first confirmed factors.
A firm understanding of wha
Benefits of offering alternative work schedules to employees
It may make sense for your business to take a different approach to daily working life.
To do this, you can introduce an alternative work schedule (A
Legal Breaks at Work in the UK
As an employer, you must know employment law entitles your employees to take breaks at work. Aside from this being a legal requirement, it is vital th
Staff amenities & rest rooms
Employers need to make arrangements for their workforce to take rest breaks, prepare or obtain hot drinks and be able to eat. In some cases they may n
Can Employers Place Restrictions on Toilet Breaks at Work?
One of the less discussed areas of business life is employee use of your toilet facilities. This may seem like an unimportant issue, but you should be
Some time clocks require that employees punch the time clock with a time card, some involve swiping with a swipe card and some more sophisticated tech
European Working Time Directive
The European Working Time Directive is a Directive of the European Union which was introduced in 1993 with the aim of protecting the health & safe