Winston Churchill once said, "Never let a good crisis go to waste." That’s so true because now is the perfect time for businesses to re-assess whether their employee proposition still aligns with the changing needs of their employees post the pandemic. Being an ‘employer of choice’ today has never been more important. Increased competition and the… Continue reading Creating an enticing employment proposition.
Business leaders and executive boards are increasingly understanding and expecting to see the value and benefits that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture can bring their organisation. These leadership teams understand that diversity and inclusion are not about compliance but about strategy. They recognise that there is no competitive advantage doing the same thing… Continue reading How do we implement a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy?
We have almost completed a year of remote working and in the main, the transition has been incredible. The speed at which workplaces have had to transform to accommodate changing working requirements has been astounding. But these changes have also come with a dark side and one which Employers cannot ignore. The lockdown measures which… Continue reading Domestic Abuse – Why it’s a workplace issue
At a time when it feels as though the whole world is tired, leaders have an enormous responsibility of keeping themselves, and their teams, safe, motivated, and well. Despite the vaccine shining a light at the end of the dark tunnel, the home stretch will be long and perhaps take a greater toll on levels… Continue reading Burnout – Leading when you are exhausted.
Is it a legal requirement for me to factor in overtime (and other earnings) when calculating holiday pay for my employees/workers? Yes. It is unlawful to pay holiday pay based on basic earnings only, excluding overtime and other earnings. Employers who ignore this legal requirement face an unlawful deduction of wages claim. When an employee… Continue reading Holiday Pay & Overtime Earnings