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Summer In The Workplace: How To Motivate Your Staff

Summer In The Workplace: How To Motivate Your Staff

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...

What Should I Include In An Employee Handbook?

What Should I Include In An Employee Handbook?

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...

How To Support Your Staff Throughout The World Cup

How To Support Your Staff Throughout The World Cup

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...

HR Values List. What does your company stand for?

HR Values List. What does your company stand for?

Core HR Values Core HR 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...

When Will The National Minimum Wage Rise?

When Will The National Minimum Wage Rise?

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...

Are Team Meetings Important?

Are Team Meetings Important?

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...

Do I Have to Pay Employees for Snow Days

Do I Have to Pay Employees for Snow Days

Do I have to Pay Employees for Snow Days?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 and employee compensation. Regular enforcements of red...

How to Communicate Internally With Your Team

How to Communicate Internally With Your Team

How to improve workplace communication Businesses these days are very good at working to improve workplace communicating. This is clear in their customers or prospective customers. This can be inhanced with the use of social media. We think this can be a great way to...

Giving Staff The Tools To Do Their Jobs

Giving Staff The Tools To Do Their Jobs

Giving staff the tools to do their jobsUsing the right tools for the job I’m really fortunate that I get to work with dozens of businesses and have lots of variety in my role. As I’m working on site with so many clients each week, I'm in and out of their businesses. I...

How to Support Your Staff During The School Summer Holidays

How to Support Your Staff During The School Summer Holidays

I'm just back from my summer holiday, having spent 10 days out in Spain enjoying some sunshine!  We're now into the third week of the school holidays in Scotland and the schools down south break off today.  As such, we are well into the summer season, and many of us...

Holiday Pay Update – March 2016

Holiday Pay Update – March 2016

The March 2016 Holiday Pay Update reveals a significant ruling in favor of Mr. Lock, a commission-based British Gas employee. The European Court of Justice and the Employment Appeal Tribunal agreed that holiday pay calculations should include commission and bonuses. Employers are advised to update their pay structures, considering the role of pay and leave in employee satisfaction.