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Mr Cable has a cunning plan to streamline employment law.

Posted by on September 20th, 2012 with Comments Off

The Government’s latest proposals to streamline and amend employment law was announced on 14th September. Some good proposals and some weak proposals but I still don’t see any smoke rising from the promised ‘bonfire of red tape’.

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100 days – not just for Presidents.

Posted by on September 18th, 2012 with Comments Off

There is always talk about the first hundred days for a new US President but what about the first hundred days for a new employee?

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When is an Intern a Volunteer?

Posted by on August 17th, 2012 with Comments Off

The thorny question of unpaid internships continues to roll along especially during the summer months. Where does work experience stop and where does an unpaid internship begin?

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What can we learn from the Olympic volunteer programme?

Posted by on August 16th, 2012 with Comments Off

The Olympic volunteer (Games Maker) programme was described as one of the biggest mobilisation exercises in peacetime Britain. What lessons can be learnt from it?

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Redundancy Processes – How constrained are you?

Posted by on July 17th, 2012 with Comments Off

Small businesses need not fear the redundancy process.

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Will PCs be seen as PC?

Posted by on July 10th, 2012 with Comments Off

Protected Conversations may not be the magic bullet that employers want.

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Queen’s speech. Lots of noise, no surprises.

Posted by on May 15th, 2012 with Comments Off

Last week’s Queens Speech had a number of mentions on employment matters but none of these were unexpected and there was very little detail.   The main points mentioned were an overhaul of the

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Why don’t appraisals get done?

Posted by on May 14th, 2012 with Comments Off

Does your business need a performance review / appraisal process? Do you already have one but it isn’t delivering the outcomes you want?

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Creating Internal Engagement

Posted by on April 16th, 2012 with Comments Off

Mike Symes is the Chief Executive of Financial Marketing, a full service integrated agency that helps financial brands to shine brighter than before. In 2011, he published “Light Your Firebrand” to great acclaim.

Mike has written an article for my website focusing on how to engage your employees with your company’s brand.

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Are you prepared for the extra bank holiday?

Posted by on March 7th, 2012 with Comments Off

With the additional bank holiday in June approaching, now is the time to ensure your business is prepared for additional holiday requests.

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