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Do you have confidence that your colleagues are doing a good job?

British workers believe that just two-thirds of their colleagues are actually good at their jobs. The findings of a recent survey found that 23% of British workers describe their colleagues as ‘lazy’. Three-quarters say they do not do work to … Continue reading

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Does Christmas mean more absence?

Often at this time of year, employers have to deal with unexpected absences. How should these be managed? It’s not enough to have good absence management policies in place. They should also be clearly and regularly communicated by management so … Continue reading

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Data protection leak costs Morrisons in class action

Morrisons supermarket chain has been found liable for a former employee leaking personal information about nearly 100,000 members of staff in a landmark case which could prompt companies to limit workers’ access to data. The ruling opens the way to … Continue reading

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Keep your employees engaged and they won’t get itchy feet in January!

The New Year is often the time of year during which employees re-evaluate their job prospects, posing a risk to employers who may see an increase in resignations if employees are unhappy within their current positions. It has been reported … Continue reading

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Fit for Work scheme scrapped following complaints by employers

The government’s national ‘Fit for Work’ occupational health scheme is to be scrapped as part of a revised strategy to get more disabled people working. Fit for Work was initially established as a free, GP-led service, before being extended to … Continue reading

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Yet another ruling that decides self-employed contractor was actually an employee!

Businesses with self-employed workforces are highly likely to have to compensate many of their “workers” for previously unpaid holiday, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favour of a worker in a long-running and eagerly awaited case. The … Continue reading

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Negotiating a graceful exit

Negotiating the exit of an employee is one of the hardest jobs faced by employers. Although the personal aspect can be difficult, from a legal point of view, ‘protected conversations’ where the employer negotiates an exit with the employee, can … Continue reading

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Supermarket failed to explain the consequences of breaching health and safety rules

An employee working in a supermarket’s delivery yard was unfairly dismissed for wearing headphones, an employment tribunal has ruled. The Employment Tribunal heard that the employee worked for Sainsbury’s as a commercial assistant in the delivery yard until his dismissal. … Continue reading

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When a Christmas gift is a bribe…

When the Bribery Act 2010 came into effect in July 2011, it was considered one of the toughest pieces of anti-bribery and corruption legislation in the world and thrust the activities of employees across a whole variety of sectors into … Continue reading

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Last remaining places for Presentation and Communication Skills!

Effective Presentation and Communication Skills 7th December 2017 in Dundee Do you lack confidence at work? Do you feel that you or your team need a bit of help to improve your presentation style and have more confidence to deal … Continue reading

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The 121 HR Business Partnership is at the heart of the relationship with our clients.

The partnership brings the benefits of cost-effective HR support and professional advice without the worry of escalating legal fees when issues arise.

 

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121 HR Business Manager is a professional HR service provided to businesses on an outsourced basis. Each business has different needs, therefore we tailor our service and approach to fit perfectly with your organisation.

 

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121 HR Solutions provide a comprehensive range of HR services that can be accessed through the Business Manager package, or more commonly on a short-term project basis. This is useful to organisations that do not employ full-time HR staff and lack the knowledge and skills required.

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