Policies & Benefits

How do your current company policies stack up against the competition? Do you need to take a look at them and tweak them or are they best of class already?

Should You Let Employees Carry Over Left Over Annual Leave?

Should You Let Employees Carry Over Left Over Annual Leave?

In many organizations, the vast majority of employees all want time off over Christmas and New Year. It makes sense, yet what happens when December rolls around and you find you have lots of people who’ve barely used any of their annual leave and want to take it all off at the end of the year?

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Does Your Company Need a Lateness Policy?

Is showing up on the dot really that important? Obviously there are many, many situations where being punctual is imperative, important - and polite, socially speaking. But is being late to work really that big a deal?

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Should You Implement Duvet Days? Your Questions Answered

Let’s face it, even the most motivated among us have days when we’d rather stay in bed than have that dreaded conference call with an irate investor. When we’d rather slump on the settee watching daytime TV than face another eight hours of dealing with angry customers. And so the duvet day was born.

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How Does Your Annual Leave Allowance Stack Up?

If you want to make your job vacancies more appealing to the best applicants that your industry has to offer, should you offer more than the statutory annual leave? Or would you be better off investing in other perks such as gym memberships, duvet days or free in-office snacks? We take a look.

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Why You Should Offer Better Employee Benefits in 2021

New year, new you? We’ve heard it all before. But while health and fitness goals often fall by the wayside a couple of months into the year, one resolution you should make - and stick to - is to take a look at the perks and benefits you offer your employees and to see if you can improve on them.

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Should HR Set Guidelines for Online Communications?

In person catch ups at work are being elbowed aside by online communications. But an emoji filled conversation about tonight’s dinner with their partner on WhatsApp is (or should be!) very different to the conversations your employees are having with coworkers and clients over Zoom or Slack.

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Is It Time to Rethink Your Paternity Leave Policy?

Could you create a better company culture, attract more talent, and increase employee retention by offering a more attractive paternity leave policy? It’s likely, and let’s face it, what have you got to lose? We look at why it’s worth revisiting the policies and perks you already have in place.

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