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Are robots the answer to a post-Brexit jobs crisis?

Britain will officially leave the EU on the 29th March 2019, when the two-year-long game of ‘Deal or No Deal’ comes...

Employee struggling to deal with hidden manual HR administration

Revealed – the hidden costs of manual HR administration

Manual administration can create many problems for HR, as working with spreadsheets and paper-based systems are cumbersome and difficult. The negative...

How flexible working can improve productivity in your organisation

In the UK, there is widespread distrust of flexible working. Many senior people are suspicious of it – worrying that if...

Educating staff ahead of GDPR

GDPR: How HR can educate staff to be more compliant

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, most companies won’t be fully compliant but will have programmes in...

Employees preparing for GDPR by processing HR data

GDPR: Using legitimate interests as grounds for processing HR data

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), coming into force very soon, many HR organisations are still confused about their new...

GDPR: How long must you keep your HR records?

The law has always required you to keep HR records. The Data Protection Act (DPA), which governs this area, stipulates statutory...