2014

The Untapped Talent

The Untapped Talent

Those with Asperger’s see the world from a different perspective and in doing so they bring strengths and qualities to the workplace just as any other employee would do and in the right kind of role and environment, they can thrive and excel.

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Top 10 Tips for... Managing Talent

Top 10 Tips for... Managing Talent

Identify your organisation’s talent requirements: Rather than just focusing on individuals with talent, consider the talent requirements of your entire organisation.

Make sure you can spot talent: put processes in place to spot and capture talent inside and outside the organisation. Example of inside can be feedback, development centres, achievements, nominations whilst externally could be scouting by scanning the media or perhaps through partnership working.

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Employment Law Update March 2014

Employment Law Update March 2014

Financial Penalties

From 7 March the government increased the maximum financial penalty for employers who flout the national minimum wage from £5,000 to £20,000. In addition, the government also wants to introduce legislation as soon as possible so that the maximum £20,000 penalty can apply in respect of each underpaid worker, instead of being the maximum amount that can be applied to each employer.

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Future Proofing Talent Management

Future Proofing Talent Management

Whilst talent planning is not at all a new concept, it is a concept that has changed and evolved as business environments and factors impacting on organisations have changed and become more competitive.

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The Place for Love in the Workplace

The Place for Love in the Workplace

Valentine's Day is the day when we show those we love that we appreciate them and care about them but could we learn from some of the messages associated with Valentine's Day in the workplace?

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Top 10 Tips for... being a Great Colleague!

Top 10 Tips for... being a Great Colleague!

1. Turn down the volume... Speaking too loud on the phone or shouting across the office breaks other peoples’ concentration and gets really annoying.
2. Be clean and tidy... There’s nothing worse than leaving your empty or
half-empty coffee cups around.

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Employment Law Update January 2014

2013 brought a number of significant changes in employment law and 2014 will bring a continuation of this.

Consultation on proposals to abolish the service provision change aspect of TUPE resulted in the proposals being abandoned because of concerns that it would lead to uncertainty over the application of TUPE on service changeovers.

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