303, 2023

5 Benefits of Outsourced HR Services

March 3, 2023|Categories: All, Performance Management|

HR outsourcing refers to the transfer of management and responsibilities of certain HR functions between an employer and a third-party provider. Over the past years, there has been an increase in popularity of HR outsourcing both locally and internationally. Assume you are an online retailer. Perhaps you employ someone to keep your website and other IT infrastructure up to date. But if you want to create an app for customers, you're more likely to outsource that work than asking your employees to learn how to create an app. In the end, it requires highly specialised skills, and the stakes are [...]

1702, 2023

What is ‘quiet quitting’ and how to manage it

February 17, 2023|Categories: All, Performance Management|

‘Quiet quitting’ is a new trending term doing the global rounds on social media and is leading to reduced productivity in the workplace. Workers are said to be ‘quiet quitting’ when they disconnect from work. Essentially, this means they show up - but do the bare minimum required. If you notice your worker’s productivity dipping, they are leaving work early, or they are no longer contributing as much to projects, they might be quiet quitting. What Can I Do If My Employee Is Quiet Quitting? If your worker still meets their contractual obligations, it can be difficult to take [...]

1801, 2023

Top HR trends for 2023

January 18, 2023|Categories: All, Performance Management|

2023 will bring a new world of work. Digital transformation has been a catalyst for many companies' successes, and the relationship between employee and employer has changed. The new year is the window of opportunity for HR to reposition its value proposition in the new post-pandemic world. The role of Human Resources professionals was crucial in helping organisations navigate the economic storm that followed the pandemic, the subsequent inflation surge, and slow down. If correctly enabled, best practice HR can have a tremendous impact on organisations. We have identified the top HR trends in 2023 that we believe will help [...]

1801, 2023

How Can an Employer Prevent Discrimination in the Workplace?

January 18, 2023|Categories: All, Health and Safety, Performance Management|

Organisations and HR departments of all sizes have made it a top priority to identify and prevent workplace discrimination. This topic applies to large and small businesses and corporations with hundreds of employees. It is not just a legal requirement to prevent workplace discrimination. Still, it has direct positive and negative consequences for the wellbeing and success of your employees and your company. So, we’ll discuss workplace discrimination in detail and show you how to stop it in your company.   What Does Workplace Discrimination Mean? Workplace discrimination is when someone or a group of people are treated unfairly or [...]

1801, 2023

7 Ways HR Consulting Can be Beneficial for Your Business

January 18, 2023|Categories: All, Performance Management|

HR consulting is the provision of expert services and guidance by third party human resources professionals to solve problems and achieve organisational goals. For example, outsourced HR professionals spend each day helping companies ensure employment law compliance and avoid costly tribunals; implementing best practice for strong staff performance; identifying the best candidates; designing legally sound policies and procedures, and more. In basic terms, HR consulting benefits employers by offering the expertise in up-to-date employment law and staffing best practice that they do not have in-house. HR consulting is an essential service to help drive your organisation’s growth through legally watertight [...]

1801, 2023

What Is A Human Resources Management System and Why Do You Need One?

January 18, 2023|Categories: All, Performance Management|

If a HRMS system sounds unfamiliar, you may need to take advantage of the opportunity to digitise your human resources function and make it more efficient. HR software will allow you to automate many repetitive and tedious tasks in your department so that you can focus on the more strategic aspects of growing your organisation. Many businesses are turning to HRMS to automate essential HR tasks such as leave management, employment law compliance, the onboarding process, as well as to improve employee satisfaction, increase productivity and aid team management generally. On the other side of the coin, trying to replace [...]

1801, 2023

HR Planning and Performance Management Advice

January 18, 2023|Categories: All, Performance Management|

Good human resource planning empowers you to understand your current situation and gain insight into your future requirements to stay compliant and boost performance. A well planned strategy can also help address future staffing needs and skill gaps within your company. Success is dependent on having the right people who have the right skills to run your company smoothly and allow for growth. Performance management was traditionally a forward-looking approach that relied solely on hindsight. However, organisational culture is changing to one that uses technology and a people-first approach to provide continuous feedback. Managers can now see the performance of [...]

2804, 2022

Wellness At Work Will Boost Performance And Productivity

April 28, 2022|Categories: All, Health and Safety, Performance Management|

National Workplace Wellbeing Day will take place on April 29, 2022. Building a sustainable, long-term approach to health and wellbeing has never been so important, as the world of work continues to evolve following the Covid-19 crisis. The pandemic highlighted the importance of mental health for employers and employees alike. However, even pre-pandemic research identified that employee mental health problems were costing UK businesses between £33 billion and £42 billion a year, and a huge £100 billion for the economy overall. What Is Employee Wellbeing? Many employers only focus on employees’ health benefits when it comes to employee wellbeing. However, [...]

2903, 2022

Neurodiversity In The Workplace

March 29, 2022|Categories: All, Performance Management|

In light of autism acceptance week from March 28 until April 3, HR Team will be discussing neurodiversity in the workplace. What Is Neurodiversity? Neurodiverse individuals are those with developmental disabilities such as autism, ADHD and social anxiety disorders. However, there’s a growing understanding that these individuals aren’t disabled per se, but rather differently-abled. Neurodiversity refers to the different ways we think. Most people are neurotypical. In other words, they process information in a similar way and as society expects. With neurodivergent people, the brain functions, learns and processes information differently. Most people experience neurodivergence along a ‘spectrum’ of characteristics, [...]

2001, 2022

Managing The Probationary Period

January 20, 2022|Categories: All, Performance Management|

Probationary periods are included as a standard practice in most employment contracts. This is frequently provided for in employment contracts to allow for a trial period in which an employer can evaluate an employee’s suitability and performance. However, probationary periods are not without pitfalls, and dismissal can carry many legal risks during this trial period. Employment contracts that do not contain a probation disclaimer could cause problems for the employer if recruitment is not successful. The Legality Of Probationary Periods Firstly, it is worth noting that although you are not legally obliged to include probationary periods for all new recruits, [...]

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