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...

The biggest HR challenges faced by growing companies

The biggest HR challenges faced by growing companies

There is no universal threshold a small business needs to reach before starting to build an in-house HR team, but 50...

What is an HR Business Partner?

Before we get stuck in, it’s important to note that different organisations and individuals see the HR business partner role slightly...