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We hope you enjoy the wide range of blog articles featured. Whether you are looking for an insight in to how an HR consultancy Scotland team works, or also in need of disciplinary hearing advice, we have the answers you are looking for.

Mental Health Training for Managers

Mental Health Training for Managers

It's great to see that many employers making an effort to understand the impact work can have on their employees mental health. Raising awareness, and updating company policies is a great step to improving mental health in the workplace. However, is it enough? There...

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Apprenticeship Employment Protection

Apprenticeship Employment Protection

In the eyes of the Court, training is the main purpose of an Apprenticeship contract. This is even considered more important than the working aspect of an Apprenticeship with apprentices splitting their time between the workplace and college. It’s important to always...

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Meet Vicky, Our HR Administrator

Meet Vicky, Our HR Administrator

We are excited to introduce you to Vicky, our Recruitment & HR Administrator. Vicky joined our team last week and has already made a great impression! Find out more about how her first week has gone:   My experience in HR   ''I have always worked in...

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Menopause in the workplace

Menopause in the workplace

Menopause in the workplace is something we are all becoming more aware of and it’s about time! Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians found that the majority of women don’t feel comfortable to talk about menopause with their employers and managers....

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Employee Absence Management Tips In Time for Winter

Employee Absence Management Tips In Time for Winter

We're not even a week in to October and it already feels like the temperature has dropped dramatically. This is a not-so-subtle reminder that winter is on its way. The Autumn and Winter months can bring a lot of unwanted disruptions to your business and it's important...

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Meet our Marketing Executive, Shannon McAllister

Meet our Marketing Executive, Shannon McAllister

Shannon is our Marketing Executive. She joined the team in 2017 and celebrated 4 years with the team last month. Shannon has worked behind the scenes on all our marketing activities throughout this time on a part-time basis, mainly working 1 or 2 days per week. She...

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Is Technology the Future of Recruitment?  

Is Technology the Future of Recruitment?  

Recruitment has surged since the end of the first lockdown in July 2020, and it’s clear that businesses are going above and beyond to gain and retain talented candidates. Financial support from the Government, and employees’ quick adaption to remote working has played...

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Meet our Human Resource Consultant, Jenna MacBeth

Meet our Human Resource Consultant, Jenna MacBeth

Meet Jenna MacBeth, our fantastic Human resource Consultant. Jenna joined our team this Summer and has already made a great impression with our clients. Discover Jenna's career journey and how her first couple of months at The HR Booth has gone.   My career...

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The Benefits of Employee Referral Schemes

The Benefits of Employee Referral Schemes

A Employee referral scheme is a benefit that many businesses offer to ensure they find quality and reliable candidates. It’s also a great way to show employees how much you value their opinion. This not only helps to boost moral, it’s also a great method to retain...

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Meet Our HR Assistant, Ailsa Gollan

Meet Our HR Assistant, Ailsa Gollan

I joined The HR Booth in March 2021 as an HR Assistant after a particularly difficult few months. I was in my final year at Strathclyde University in 2020 when COVID struck, and after classes were moved online and my future in my part-time job became uncertain, I had...

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Responding to a Flexible Working Request

Responding to a Flexible Working Request

We recently read an article about an employee who was awarded £185,000 by an employment tribunal due to suffering indirect sex discrimination. The employee wanted to return to work after maternity leave and submitted a flexible working request so she can pick her...

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