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Short Men and Overweight Women

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in news & Policies & Procedures & Recruitment

.. earn £1,500 less at work according to a recent study that examined data from 120k people aged 40-70. It found a link between body mass index, height and earnings, with men who are shorter than the national average of 5ft 9” and women who are heavier than the average 11 stone seemingly earning less […]

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Burnout Britain

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in news & Policies & Procedures

Once again in the last few months we have seen evidence of the long hours culture we have here in the UK and is still sadly an expectation in some businesses. Do you encourage your employees to log on to their emails out of office hours. You may not have said as much, but if […]

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Taboo or Not?

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in Policies & Procedures & Sickness

Coexist, a Bristol based company with a predominately female workforce made the headlines recently with their new ‘period policy’ allowing women to take time off without any issue. The director was reported as saying that she felt it would synchronise work with the body’s natural cycles and would make the workplace more efficient and creative. […]

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HR Projects Round Up

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in news & Policies & Procedures

Here are just some of the HR projects we have worked on over the last couple of months. Project lead on IIP assessment resulting in award of Silver standard Introduction of exit interview policy and conducted these to assist in future business and people development strategies Advice and guidance in exiting of senior management Redundancy […]

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Life Coaching – Spring into Action

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in Life Coaching

“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. And I think nothing will happen until you thoroughly and deeply believe in it” Frank Lloyd Wright Spring is the time for regrowth and new beginnings, the clocks have sprung forward and the days are getting longer. […]

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Google It

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in news & Policies & Procedures & Recruitment

Google continually make the headlines for their business practices, and recently their recruitment procedures were put under the spotlight in an article published in the CIPD People Management magazine. International Head of HR Yvonne Agyei stated that they take the lead in recruitment, with hiring managers unable to make actual hiring decisions: “We intentionally take […]

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Modern Slavery

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in news & Policies & Procedures

New rules for large businesses of £36m + Turnover from 31st March 2016. The legislation is aimed at reducing modern slavery and means that larger businesses will be required to publish an annual statement on slavery and human trafficking. Smaller businesses who supply goods or services to larger organisations may find they are affected because […]

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In or Out?

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in news

IN or OUT: If the UK public choose to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum, will it affect HR? At the time of going to print, the Government has not stated if there would be any changes in Employment Law if the voting results in the UK leaving the EU. However, as to be […]

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Spring Newsletter Now Available to View Online

Posted April 11, 2016 - Helen in Life Coaching & news & Policies & Procedures & Recruitment

The latest issue of the HaytonHeyes HR newsletter is now available Headlines in this edition include: In or Out: If the UK public choose to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum, will it affect HR? Modern Slavery Google It Life Coaching – Spring into Action HR Projects round up Period Policy Burnout Britain Short […]

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Calculating Holiday Pay, Pulling a Sickie and Budget Changes

Posted March 30, 2016 - Helen in Childcare vouchers & Holiday Pay & news & Redundancy & Sickness

Calculating Holiday Pay In the case of the Lock v British Gas, the EAT has agreed that commission SHOULD be included in holiday pay calculations. This may be referred to the Court of Appeal, but expectations are that the case will not be overturned. Pulling a Sickie It may be considered acceptable by some employees […]

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