Category Archives: The hr inspire blog

Bank Holidays – what you need to know

Having enjoyed our last bank holiday until Christmas, now is a good time to update or remind ourselves about the employment law surrounding bank holidays and statutory leave entitlements.  View here for more information. If you have any queries around holiday entitlements, please get in touch on 01296 325720 or support@hr-inspire.com.

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2017 hr inspire Customer Engagement Survey – results are in

Our 2017 Customer Engagement Survey results are in and once again it shows that our customers continue to value the service and support that hr inspire provides to them. Here are some of the highlights: – 100% of respondents positively answered that hr inspire offers efficiency and responsiveness  – Over 95% of respondents would recommend […]

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The importance of pre-employment checks

The latest BBC drama, ‘Trust Me’, about a nurse posing as an A&E doctor is based on the experiences of writer Dan Sefton, who also works as a doctor.  He said that he was inspired to write the story after several cases of people pretending to be doctors came to light. When engaging in a […]

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The Hemel Hempstead School – Year 12 Mock Interview Project

Here at hr inspire, we feel passionate about making a real difference to people’s lives and enjoy helping our local community thrive by getting involved in various projects and activities.  Recently we put our skills and experience to good use by dedicating our services to The Hemel Hempstead School – Year 12 Mock Interview Project.  […]

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A new landmark case includes Employer Pension Contributions when awarding compensation in Employment Tribunal

For the first time the amount of compensation awarded to an employee in the Employment Appeal Tribunal has included not just wages, but has also included the employer’s pension contribution.   In the case of University of Sunderland v Drossou, the University appealed against this decision to the Employment Appeal Tribunal, however the Employment Appeal […]

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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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