Category Archives: The hr inspire blog

1-7 August World Breastfeeding Week

This week is World Breastfeeding Week, held to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. If you have an employee who is returning from maternity leave and are not sure how to support them please contact us here at hr inspire and we can ensure that you meet your duty as […]

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Is your Harassment & Bullying Policy up to date?

A post by a former engineer at Uber said that complaints that she had made to HR, regarding sexual advances by her manager, were ignored – see article. To ensure that your guidelines are watertight, contact us at hr inspire and we can assess your HR policies to ensure they are meeting your organisation’s needs […]

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Tendering notice, then retracting it

Many employees are not aware that once they have given notice of resignation there is no obligation on the employer to agree to their request to retract it. Employees should therefore be certain before they tender their resignation. However it isn’t always clear when an employee has given notice of resignation as sometimes the words […]

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Self-employed worker claims £27k of unpaid holiday compensation

The gig economy has been in the media recently over issues surrounding employee rights. Now a former self-employed windows salesman has won a case for unpaid holiday compensation which has implications for all EU workers.  Click here to read the full article.   At hr inspire we can ensure that your organisation has the correct employment contracts in […]

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Don’t step on a bee day – 10th July

The 10th July unites the nation for the national Don’t Step on a Bee Day! The recent press surrounding the ‘Bee Crisis’ has been hard to ignore. Without the tireless work of our little buzzing friends, over a third of everything we eat would disappear from our tables. But if you can’t avoid stepping on a […]

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Americans celebrate 4 July as the happiest workers in the world

Robert Half have recently conducted a survey across Europe, North America and Australia to evaluate the levels of employee happiness and stress. It appears that the USA is leading the way in employee happiness. Click here to read the article or to view the ranking table click here. At hr inspire we can help you to develop employee […]

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Wallace & Gromit’s Wrong Trouser Day – 30 June 2017

Inspired by Wallace & Gromit’s Oscar®-winning film, The Wrong Trousers, on Friday 30 June schools, offices, groups and individuals from all over the UK’s South West will be donning their own “wrong trousers” to raise money for The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity. If you have a problem with ‘wrong trousers’ in your […]

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A quarter of fathers are missing out on paternity leave

Recent research by the TUC shows that a quarter of new fathers are missing out on paternity leave, mainly because they are self employed. See article here.  Additionally, a report that was recently published by HR Grapevine showed that many millenial fathers want to take less stressful roles to be more involved in the raising of […]

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hr inspire employee spotlight – Simran Sagoo

Simran Sagoo – HR & Recruitment Graduate hr inspire is made up of talented individuals who pride themselves on exceptional customer service and every week we are profiling different members of the team.  What is your background? I graduated from Birmingham City University in 2016 having achieved a First Class BA Hons in Business & Management. It […]

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