Subject Access Requests from employees

As an employer, there are many occasions when it’s advisable to keep written notes, either by hand in a notebook, or in a follow up email.  Written notes can avoid doubt about what was agreed at the time and provide easy reference for any subsequent conversations or actions. What are subject access requests? In terms... Read more »

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Strategy – how is it going?

At the beginning of the year there were many articles about creating a strategy with some great advice around why it’s a good idea and how to do it.  Now that we are a couple of months into 2021, how has your strategy helped you in your business so far? Has it helped you focus... Read more »

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Human Resources Audit

HR – The Paperwork To get the best out of the people you work with, behaviour is a key element.  However, to underpin behaviour and to run alongside it, businesses also need something more tangible.  And that’s where policies, processes, files and written notes come into place.  Having the right information in writing explicitly states... Read more »

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Developing employee resilience

Resilience is the ability to be flexible and adaptable in ever changing circumstances.  Our resilience is compromised when we panic and feel scared about a situation.  Taking time to pause and assess what is happening outside our immediate reaction helps us to focus cognitively. Why is resilience important in the workplace? Helping the people you... Read more »

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Managing Change

Change is inevitable and is currently happening at a pace that some people haven’t previously experienced. Change within peoples working and personal life if likely to continue into the coming few months. To make change successful, we first need to plan the factors of the change such as why, how and when.  And before implementation... Read more »

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Covid -19 and Residential Possession Actions

Since the first lockdown was imposed in March 2020 there have been a number of changes to the procedures relating to possession actions in respect of residential properties. The purpose was principally to alleviate the difficulties for tenants faced with possible unemployment or furloughing. As the situation has progressed some of the measures which were... Read more »

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