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January
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Being an Employer: Trends and Changes in 2015

In early March Right Hand HR will be taking to the road to meet local businesses and help them make sense of employment legislation changes, new practices in payroll and the new developments to our HR IT system – PeopleLog in response to these chan...
13
January
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Training Needs Analysis

Training is an investment and businesses should carefully consider what skills and training they need and what the key priorities are before commencing any training intervention. All too often training is a knee jerk reaction, to a particular request...
13
January
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News from the tribunals – An Employment Law update

December was been a busy month in terms of Employment Law, when we saw the results of a number of key court cases. Here is a rundown of a few decisions: Obesity can be considered a disability On 18th December the ECJ made a ruling on the highly ant...
08
December
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Quick Guide to Shared Parental Leave

The new right of parents to enjoy Shared Parental Leave has been widely discussed in the last week as the regulations introducing this change came into force. In essence parents with babies due on or after 5 April 2015 will be able to choose wheth...
26
November
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Managing Remote Teams

I’d recently been asked to deliver some management training to a team of managers who’s team are ‘remote’. So rather than my standard ‘off-the-shelf’ management training workshop they wanted something bespoke that would consider the parti...
24
November
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Business continuity planning: what we can learn from Ebola.

The many sensationalist headlines in our newspapers would have us believe that we are next on the hit list of the Ebola virus. In reality the virus is still considered by Public Health England a very low risk to people in the UK, although not negligi...
19
November
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Right Hand HR goes walkabout 2014

Last week, the whole of the Right Hand HR team met up for our annual Business Update Away Day. It was a great opportunity to learn about how the business is growing and discuss our vision for the future.  It was really interesting to hear our Managi...