Management Talk

May - 2020

Return to work: Why it’s important to stagger shift times

To get back to work as safely as possible, you might consider alternating start times for your staff. Here’s why.

February - 2020

Are workers entitled to an extra day's pay in a leap year?

There’s an extra day in February this year, but do you need to pay your employees an extra day’s wages? Read on to find out.

Q&A: I’ve just found out two of my employees are in a relationship. What should I do?

Next up in our employment law series, we look at how to handle relationships in work so they don’t affect your business.

How extreme does the weather have to be to warrant a day off work?

With Storm Ciara in full force and Storm Dennis on the way, we all need to brace ourselves for disruptions to travel and work. Here’s what employers need to know when the cold weather strikes.

November - 2019

Flexible working: Is it the reason your office is empty on a Friday?

Flexi-time is where it’s at in 2019, but do early finishes mean losing that Friday feeling at work?

October - 2019

Q&A: Can I refuse to make a reasonable adjustment if I can’t afford it?

For the second blog in our employment law series, we look at whether it’s possible to reject a reasonable adjustment request because of the cost.

August - 2019

Employee friendships: Should you encourage them?

Having friends at work can make the daily grind more bearable for your staff. But what does it mean for your business? Let’s explore.

July - 2019

Four reasons why you should embrace flexible working

Want to boost employee productivity and reduce staff absence? Try flexible working.

Update: Major allergy law set to affect UK food businesses

Find out why you need to be on top of workplace allergies

June - 2019

5 steps to dog-proofing your workplace

Are your employees asking you to bring their dogs into work? Read our guide first.