News & Updates

’Tis the season to be jolly… and “reasonable”!

The festive season will soon be upon us, and we will no doubt be setting out to celebrate with colleagues. Of course, after another challenging year, many will be looking forward to making up for the previous years’ celebrations we lost to COVID. Whilst we may want to encourage everyone to ‘let their hair down’, […]

Let’s kick bullying out of the workplace

This week is Anti-bullying week. Although the related activities are predominantly aimed at schools, unfortunately harassment and bullying remain a serious issue in both day-to-day life and the workplace. Harassment and bullying can come in many forms, ranging from unnecessary remarks to unwanted physical contact and verbal abuse. This can lead to the recipient experiencing anxiety […]

The Importance of carrying out fair investigations before looking at taking formal action

As we are getting back to some form of normality in the workplace, as HR Advisors we are experiencing an increase in the number of calls from employers with potential disciplinary situations or employees raising grievances. Therefore, the article below is based on the importance of carrying out investigations before looking at any form of […]

It’s time to talk about menopause in the workplace

For women experiencing menopausal symptoms, it can impact their daily lives, including their work.  This could be a bad night’s sleep that affects concentration levels, or the embarrassment of having hot flushes in the presence of colleagues or customers. Some women will also experience psychological symptoms, which may affect their relationships at work. In 2018 there were […]

Let’s work together to promote inclusion in the workplace

#NationalInclusionWeek2021 is upon us, starting today and ending on 3rd October 2021. The week is a platform, a celebration and an opportunity to really bring inclusionary focused practices to the forefront, which is especially important to employers and employees. During the pandemic we have seen a number of high-profile incidents and movements through the media with respect […]