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Employee Benefits

Employee benefits and pension schemes can impact loyalty, morale and productivity

Offering employee benefits and pension scheme contributions can increase staff loyalty, workplace morale and other important aspects that could make your business go further. Whether you want to find out about types of benefits or the ins and outs of workplace pensions, make this part of the Knowledge Hub one of your go-to places for information.

Employees Texting at Work

Employees Texting at Work

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Employees Texting at Work

With the growth of modern technology, it's inevitable that some employees will get distracted. How can you counter this and keep your team productive?

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

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Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

Disciplinary action can be necessary to address issues with staff performance. Here are some questions to ask yourself before taking this course of action

3 Steps to Managing a Difficult Employee

3 Steps to Managing a Difficult Employee

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3 Steps to Managing a Difficult Employee

Managing a difficult employee can be tricky at the best of times, so here are our tips for talking to them and working with them to improve.

What are Line Management Systems?

What are Line Management Systems?

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What are Line Management Systems?

How you can use line management efficiently to manage each employee and their productivity on a day to day basis...

Importance of Maintaining Staff Motivation

Importance of Maintaining Staff Motivation

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Importance of Maintaining Staff Motivation

Staff motivation is such an important factor for any business, of any size. We explore how you can motivate your employees and keep them that way.

What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

A workplace injury can be devastating for employees and has repercussions for the company, so it's vital to have the right insurance or compensation scheme

How Behaviour Impacts the Workplace

How Behaviour Impacts the Workplace

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How Behaviour Impacts the Workplace

Knowing how positive and negative behaviour can change your office's atmosphere is a key part to creating a productive working culture. Here's why...

New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

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New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

How to manage a new recruit who's too sick to work, and an employee who's given misleading health information.

Staff Making Negative Comments Social Media?

Staff Making Negative Comments Social Media?

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Staff Making Negative Comments Social Media?

Social media can be a blessing and a curse for your business' reputation. Follow these steps on how to deal with employees making negative comments online

Employee Privacy at Work

Employee Privacy at Work

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Employee Privacy at Work

Employees' privacy is protected by law - HR cannot ask about private conversations or days off for instance.

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

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2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

Check whether you can force an employee to take sick leave and whether people need to clock-off for GP visits.

Does Challenging Work Really Motivate Staff?

Does Challenging Work Really Motivate Staff?

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Does Challenging Work Really Motivate Staff?

Challenging work is said to be a great motivator for staff, but it could end up having the reverse effect if they haven't got the correct tools to do it

Stress and Fear: Do They Boost or Kill Motivation?

Stress and Fear: Do They Boost or Kill Motivation?

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Stress and Fear: Do They Boost or Kill Motivation?

There are many ways to motivate staff, and one of the most common tactics is by using stress and fear. But, psychologically, is this really a good idea?

Managing Employee Medical Issues

Managing Employee Medical Issues

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Managing Employee Medical Issues

Dealing with medical conditions in the workplace - when you can terminate contracts and handling personal data.

How to Hush a Loud Colleague

How to Hush a Loud Colleague

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How to Hush a Loud Colleague

A loud employee may need addressing if they're affecting the team performance but it's key to approach them with care. We share some possible solutions

Do Deadlines Motivate Staff?

Do Deadlines Motivate Staff?

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Do Deadlines Motivate Staff?

Setting deadlines can motivate staff but they need to align with business needs and avoid stressing people out.

Reviewing Staff Performance

Reviewing Staff Performance

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Reviewing Staff Performance

Reviewing staff performance is a process undertaken by many companies of all sizes, but do you really know what you're looking for?