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What is your “value proposition” as an employer?

What is your “value proposition” as an employer?

You may have noticed more headlines recently about organisations struggling to recruit the people they need.  Whether this is due to people re-thinking their work life in light of Covid, or a lack of overseas workers post-Brexit, many businesses are facing the...

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Don’t panic about an Employment Tribunal

Don’t panic about an Employment Tribunal

Businesses need to stop fearing employment tribunals. This is one of the recurring themes I encounter when working with businesses. It leads to panic, poor decision-making and often proves to be an expensive exercise when it doesn’t need to be. I’m not going to...

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How to recruit in a challenging labour market

How to recruit in a challenging labour market

A regular complaint from businesses at the moment is how difficult it is to attract and recruit new staff. What can you do as an employer to triumph in a difficult labour market? There are various elements that prospective employees will take into account when...

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What is a Compromise Agreement and how can I use it?

What is a Compromise Agreement and how can I use it?

The term “Compromise Agreement” is one that many employers have heard of but are not always clear what is involved. Used well, a compromise agreement – now actually called a Settlement Agreement – can provide a constructive way to bring a difficult employment issue to...

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Staff Wellbeing in Challenging Times

Staff Wellbeing in Challenging Times

How are you feeling? Despite the countless emails hoping they find the recipient well, these are challenging times.  Dealing with the ramifications of the Covid pandemic since March 2020 has brought new and unexpected challenges. Whether your staff have been key...

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