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How digital transformation can unlock the true value of HR leadership

By Business, HR Software, Human Resources, Management

Needless to say, digital transformation is all about people. It’s easy to think it’s solely tech-focused, and therefore should belong to the savvy Chief Technology Officers (CTO) and their trustworthy IT teams, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it should always fall to them to push the project forward. In truth, it can be up to any individual in the business who can project manage from start to finish – and anyone who is a stakeholder in the value-derived from digital transformation – especially HR teams. Digital transformation might be an incremental change – like the introduction of a new communication…

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Sarah wins prestigious award at COBBA22

By Events, News

What an incredible night – and surprise – for our COO and co-founder, Sarah Dowzell, who attended the City of Birmingham Business Awards (COBBA22) and was presented with the Chair’s Award. Over 300 people gathered at The Park Regis Hotel to recognise the area’s array of exciting entrepreneurs. Of those in attendance was our very own Sarah who initially thought she was going there with fellow business peers to acknowledge the city’s brightest talent. With no idea she’d been nominated by Kim Leary, the regional Chair of Downtown in Business, the evening ended in a way she never expected… “I…

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Does a small business require HR?

Does a small business require HR?

By HR Software

Human resource management is an incredibly useful tool for organising, managing, training and compensating employees. However, small businesses tend to have fewer employees and smaller budgets. So do they still need HR? In this post, Natural HR will answer all your questions about small business HR. From legal requirements to how many employees justify an HR department, all the information you need is below. Is it a legal requirement to have an HR department? No, in the UK, you can choose whether or not you have an HR department or HR manager. If you do not have an HR department,…

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What causes employee absenteeism?

What causes employee absenteeism?

By Absence Management

Employee absenteeism can be a tricky situation to navigate. Employees may have very legitimate reasons for being absent, or they may have somewhat lacking rationales. How do you know which is which, and how do you respond? Our HR experts have put together this guide to help you navigate through absenteeism. Keep reading to find out what absenteeism is, its effect on the workplace, how to handle it within your organisation, and how to reduce absenteeism. What is work absenteeism? Of course, all employees are away from work for portions of the year, whether for a holiday, maternity or paternity…

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What is workplace conflict?

What is workplace conflict?

By Employee Wellbeing

Workplace conflict can make coming into work uncomfortable and even downright unpleasant for both the employees involved in the conflict and those around them. However, it is almost inescapable, as individuals are bound to clash at some point or another. What form might that clash take, and how do you identify and resolve it quickly? In this post, our experts at Natural HR will answer these questions and more so that you are well equipped to identify and handle these situations. What are the 5 common types of workplace conflict? There are five common types of conflict in the workplace….

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