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Autumn Budget 2021: What does it mean for HR and payroll teams

By Business, Finance, HR News, HR Software, Natural HR, News

In the House of Commons, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has this afternoon delivered the second Budget of 2021. Taking to the dispatch box while the nation continues to deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sunak outlined his plans to prepare the UK for a new economy post-Covid. This plan included lifting the economy and extending support for individuals, businesses and entire industries as we now work ourselves through an economy no longer supported by schemes like the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. While the cost of inflation was expected to rise to as much as 4% in 2022, Sunak’s Autumn…

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Natural HR shortlisted at 2021 West Midlands Tech Awards

By HR News, Natural HR

We are incredibly proud to have been shortlisted at this year’s prestigious West Midland Tech Awards in the Scale Up Business of the Year category. The awards recognise everything from digital start-ups to traditional firms using digital innovation to transform their businesses. They also highlight the use of digital technologies to find new ways to deliver services, such as the all-in-one HR and payroll software we provide here at Natural HR. Today’s announcement makes it two consecutive years for Natural HR at the region’s leading awards in the tech industry as a finalist, and the Scale Up Business of the…

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Join Natural HR between the 3rd and 4th of November 2021 at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition

By HR News, HR Software, Natural HR, News, Payroll, Software

Natural HR is delighted to be exhibiting virtually at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2021, where we’ll be showcasing and demonstrating our all-in-one HR and payroll software. The CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, which returns 3rd – 4th of November 2021, is returning to Manchester Central as well as continuing as an online event this year. The theme of this year’s event is “Seizing the opportunity: reinventing HR to create a responsible working world.” Visitors to the event will also have the opportunity to make valuable connections and network with over 5,000 professionals from industry-leading companies both in-person and…

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Your complete guide on how to calculate the absence rate of your staff

By Absence Management, Analytics, HR News

For HR teams, calculating your team’s absence rates can be an effective tool to help manage your workforce, identify any potential issues and ensure that you can easily manage your team. In this article, we will look at one of the most popular methods to calculate the absence rate, the Bradford factor, so that you can implement it in your workplace. How to calculate sickness absence percentages To measure the amount of time lost to sickness, absence or absenteeism within your business, you can use the Bradford Factor formula. The Bradford Factor, which you can learn more about here, uses…

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How can cloud-based HR software support your companies talent strategy?

By HR News, HR Software, Natural HR, Performance Management, Software

As we explored last week, Talent Management software is all about how those in a position of recruiting and managing teams within a company takes a strategic approach to attract, retain and develop a workforce over time. With the rise of the internet and cloud-based software, the tools you can use to manage talent within your company have developed to the point where talent management has become a pivotal pillar of any strategy for any successful business. This article will look at how cloud-based HR software can help support you in your role to implement a Talent Management solution within…

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