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What are you doing about discipline and grievance?

According to Acas, one in three of the calls to their helpline last year were related to discipline and grievance: a clear indication that this continues to be a contentious – and confusing – area for both employees and employers. And, while the introduction of employment tribunal fees have resulted in far fewer cases, preparing […]

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Successfully managing sabbaticals and extended leave

Offering the option of extended leave – whether that’s a career break, sabbatical or simply additional time off – is increasingly popular for businesses of every size. It provides the opportunity to hang on to talented staff who might otherwise leave, and can means that staff return to work better skilled and better motivated.   […]

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What HR technology should you buy?

With this year’s HR Software Show fast approaching (Olympia, 18th-19th June), the issue of exactly what kind of HR technology to opt for is uppermost in people’s minds. So it’s interesting to see recent research from Towers Watson which underlines the important role HR solutions can play in helping organisations manage both their people and […]

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How to get the best out of the HR Software Show

If you’re thinking about investing in HR software for the first time, or planning to upgrade from an existing system, the HR Software Show 2014 at Olympia (18th-19th June) is an essential date for your diary. It’s a great opportunity to look at what’s available on the market and get best practice advice from vendors […]

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Why are we paying too much for HR software?

There’s been much talk about the potential of The Cloud to bring down the cost of HR solutions.  So it was perhaps surprising to see a story in the latest edition of Computer Weekly reporting that Grant Thornton is spending no less than £3m to move to cloud-based HR systems. Admittedly, the accountancy practice is […]

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Why HR Software is a vital tool for manager retention

There’s little doubt that as the economy begins to recover, talent is on the move.  Numerous surveys over recent months have shown that as business confidence returns, employees who have been sitting it out for the sake of job security are getting ready to up sticks and move to pastures new. Roffey Park is the […]

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How to make the business case for HR software

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When budgets are tight, it can be difficult to persuade directors to invest in either buying or updating HR software. It’s often something that gets pushed down the priority list and is regarded as ‘nice to have’ rather than essential. The latest generation solutions can, however, make an enormous difference to both the productivity and […]

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Why you need to know who hosts your HR software

Whether it’s shopping online, assessing the damage to your bank balance or updating your personal information in Cezanne OnDemand, you’ll find more often than not the host of that service invisible to you. Naturally, you’re not going to lose sleep pondering the infrastructure of the service delivered, as long as it does the job that’s […]

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10 things to put on your HR portal

Social media is revolutionising the way people communicate and collaborate at work.  A growing number of companies are now turning to internal social platforms to help employees keep up-to-date, connect with colleagues and work together seamlessly on projects.  It’s a great way to improve ‘connectedness’, drive innovation and help staff feel more involved and engaged […]

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