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How To On-Board New Staff Looking at how to on-board new staff effectively can have a positive result in the long run for your business. First impressions are not just a responsibility for the employee, it's also important for managers to make new staff experience a...read more
Summer In The Workplace Here at The HR Booth, we are asked frequently over the last couple of weeks how organisations can motivate their employees during summer in the workplace. We have been enjoying record breaking weather the last couple of weeks which is to...read more
It's the Summer Holidays and that time of year when a lot of your staff are taking time off. This can be a quiet time of the year due to this. In addition, it's important that you encourage productivity and continue to work on your business despite this. You can use...read more
The World Cup has finally arrived and many football fans are at the edge of their seats to find out who will win the World Cup in 2018. Scotland may not be in the world cup (again) but you are likely to find that most of your employees are keen to watch throughout the...read more
Core Values Core values give a clear message of what your business stands for. In addition, you should make sure your employees are aware of the company values and also be aware of what they represent. It can also be effective to discuss core values, and help staff...read more
Ramadan in the work place Ramadan started on 16th of May where many Muslims around the world fast from Sunrise to sunset, ending on 14th June. As an employer, it is important you consider your employees taking part in Ramadan, and look at ways you can support them...read more
GDPR Guidelines The implementation of GDPR is fast approaching and we have been working closely with our clients to ensure their business fits in with GDPR compliance. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes in to force on 25th May 2018, and it is...read more
We have had the pleasure of introducing Ram in to our team this week as our HR support trainee. The HR Booth will support her through her university business degree. We thought this would be a perfect opportunity to find out Ram's interests in HR and her plans for the...read more
National Minimum Wage Changes The change in National Minimum Wage is quickly approaching next month. We thought it would be helpful to remind you that the National Minimum Wage changes come into effect on 1 April 2018. As a manager, it can be helpful to put a plan...read more
The summer season can be hectic with managing holiday planning in your business. This is the time of year when your staff are flying out to warmer climates. Some employees with young children may not have this opportunity. Working parents can be faced with balancing...read more
We have worked closely with our clients to drive performance in their organisation to show the value of a team meeting. It’s important that you get the best out of your employees as you face the challenges of the year ahead. As your business progresses, it’s important...read more
Do I have to pay employees for snow days? The adverse weather in the UK has brought the public to a standstill. Many of us are worrying about how this will affect pay roll. Regular enforcements of red and amber warnings makes travelling to and from work almost...read more
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