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Right to work checks – what are the current UK regulations?

All employers in the UK have a responsibility to ensure that the people they employ have a legal right to work. In order to do this, there are some right …

HR Compliance and what it means for your business

With regulations and legislation changing constantly, ensuring that your business remains compliant has its challenges. The ever-changing world means that sometimes it is hard to keep up to date with …

How to onboard successfully

Victoria Smith writes about the onboarding process and how to get it right. Onboarding is the term that is more recently used for welcoming new employees into a company and …

Regular HR news, straight to you

The role of an HR Consultant at MAD-HR

You may have often heard the name HR Consultant, but what does that actually mean in reality? What does an HR Consultant do? How do they support a business? One …

First Month at MAD-HR

My first month at MAD-HR

Well, what a month! People say time flies when you are having fun and oh how true that is! I have recently joined the MAD-HR team as an HR Consultant …

HMRC action to CJRS claims

The furlough scheme may be over, but HMRC action means CJRS claims should still be high on your agenda

Karen Foster, Tax Director / Global Employer Services at BDO writes for MAD-HR about the importance of double checking CJRS claims made by your business to HMRC. Up to now, …

What is a CHRO

Is it time you found your CHRO?

People matter. This means the way people are managed, matters too. MAD-HR takes a look at whether one of your key appointments could be that of a Chief HR Officer. …

Harnessing online recruitment opportunities

How to harness online recruitment opportunities

The job market has changed significantly over the last two years, from a time when employers had the pick of the bunch when it came to hiring top talent, to …

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There’s no ‘I’ in Team… And definitely not in High Performing Teams

A team is a team, right? Not necessarily. How do you build and sustain high performing teams as part of a strategy for success? MAD-HR explores…. Think of any business …

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Identity and Orientation – How Inclusive is Your Business?

In recognition of International Transgender Day of Visibility – March 31st – the MAD-HR team have been reflecting on some of the key points employers need to know in regards …

Statutory pay and compensation limits increase April 2022

What are the statutory rates of pay and compensation limits from April 2022?

Please note the following changes to statutory rates with the respective effective dates: Category Pay rates from 1st April 2022 National Living Wage for employees and workers aged 23 and over …

HR Consultant Vacancy Norfolk

HR Consultant – Norfolk

Due to our continued growth, MAD-HR are recruiting for experienced HR professionals who are based in Norfolk to join their operations team. MAD-HR is an award winning HR consultancy that …

HR Consultant Vacancy Suffolk

HR Consultant – Suffolk

Due to our continued growth, MAD-HR are recruiting for experienced HR professionals who are based in Suffolk to join their operations team. MAD-HR is an award winning HR consultancy that …

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Making redundancies – what is the real effect on your business?

Leaders within any business have a responsibility to make decisions that are going to shape its future success. The method of how you decide to do this is likely to …

Victoria Smith, MAD-HR

Q&A with Victoria Smith, HR Consultant

We value getting to know all about the clients we work with and the faces behind the brands and businesses. Naturally we expect you to want to know more about …

Spring Statement

Spring Statement – 23rd March 2022

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled the contents of his Spring Statement in the House of Commons today. It is clear that with prices rising 6.2% in the 12 months to …

The risks of discrimination in recruitment

The risks of discrimination in recruitment

As we are all aware, recruitment and receiving applications from candidates who meet the “essential criteria” at the moment is harder than ever.  The latest official figures show vacancies have …

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Menopause in the Workplace

With women’s presence in the workplace significantly increasing in recent years, figures are currently reporting that there are 15.49 million women aged over 16 in employment. 3.5 million women in …

International Women's Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022: #BreakTheBias

With International Women’s Day celebrations imminent once again, the MAD-HR team has been reassessing the legal and ethical landscape in respect of workplace equality. Do you know your obligations as …

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Global Events & Employee Impact – What Do Good Leaders Need to Know?

It’s become the latest inescapable news story. Within a matter of days, the word every colleague and companion is discussing is no longer ‘Covid’, but Ukraine. How does a business …

Mental health and dismissal

Setting the record straight on mental health and dismissals

Whilst mental health was previously something of a taboo, it is now one of the most topical subjects of today, particularly in relation to the world of work. Those situations …

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Custom and Practice – is your business at risk?

Many employers may have heard of implied terms or ‘custom and practice’, however, understanding what these terms really mean and their impact on your business is crucial in ensuring you …

Pauline Lifton, MAD-HR

Q&A with Pauline Lifton, HR Consultant

We value getting to know all about the clients we work with and the faces behind the brands and businesses. Naturally we expect you to want to know more about …

Right to work checks – what are the current UK regulations?

All employers in the UK have a responsibility to ensure that the people they employ have a legal right to work. In order to do this, there are some right …

HR Compliance and what it means for your business

With regulations and legislation changing constantly, ensuring that your business remains compliant has its challenges. The ever-changing world means that sometimes it is hard to keep up to date with …

How to onboard successfully

Victoria Smith writes about the onboarding process and how to get it right. Onboarding is the term that is more recently used for welcoming new employees into a company and …

Regular HR news, straight to you