Employee Benefits

What Is Compassionate Leave?

What is Compassionate Leave?

We all have situations in our lives whereby something unexpected happens and we need to drop everything in order to deal with that particular personal challenge.  Whether it be a …

CJRS – Updated guidance and new Treasury Direction

Updates to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) guidance and a corresponding Treasury Direction were published on 13 November 2020. The Treasury Direction, which formally extends the CJRS from 1 …

Outsourced HR

Considering outsourcing your HR? Take a look at this before you decide. We all know that issues with staff can be incredibly time consuming and these non-income-generating activities, although important, can …

Does it really feel like Christmas?

Staff Party Planning during a pandemic For those involved in staff party planning they would normally be breathing a sigh of relief by the end of August for having completed, …

Employees returning from Spain

Employees returning from Spain

Employees returning from Spain Employees returning from Spain Following a significant change over the last week in both the level and pace of confirmed Covid-19 cases, Spain has been removed …

Managing Annual Leave e-Learning Course MAD-HR

FREE email course on Managing Annual Leave

FREE email course on Managing Annual Leave Course updated 2020 to include Good Work Plan We have put together this easy to follow, legally accurate FREE email course to support …

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme Portal & Amendment to SSP Regulations

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme Portal & Amendment to SSP Regulations

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme Portal & Amendment to SSP Regulations Employers will be able to make claims through the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme Portal from 26 May …

Latest furlough and holiday pay guidance

Latest Furlough and Holiday Pay Guidance

The Government has clarified issues relating to furlough and holiday pay in guidance published yesterday (13 May) by the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. While it was confirmed last …

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Government Confirms Extension to the JRS Scheme

Government Confirms Extension to the JRS Scheme Claims were originally permitted for periods to 31 May 2020 but due to the extension of social distancing restrictions for at least a …

Parental Bereavement - Your obligations as an employer

Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay- What Are Your Obligations as an Employer?

The Government has introduced the right to parental bereavement leave and pay.  The new rights will come into force with effect from 6 April 2020. So what are the changes? …

HR Heroes Training Courses are here to save you

MAD-HR are delighted to announce the launch of the HR HEROES workshop series to be delivered in Essex and Suffolk in 2020. With constantly evolving employment laws, and successfully growing …

Mental Health and Well-Being at Work

Mental Health and Well-Being at Work Mental health problems are common, experienced by up to one in four of the population. Problems are often hidden, stigma is still widespread and …

When The Temperatures Climb, The Responsibilities Soar

We can plan for all kinds of scenarios as HR advisors. We’re often waiting like a coiled spring for the next recruitment wave for one of our clients, or their …

Is the MAD-HR Toolkit right for your business?

We like to let our customers speak for us when it comes to our services so when John Jackaman from Infusions Ltd gave us feedback about our HR Toolkit we …

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When Football Comes Home Does That Mean Your Staff Will Stay Home Too?

Absenteeism after World Cup matches is well known phenomenon and has historically cost British businesses millions. So what about this year?  How has this affected you? Gareth Southgate has been …

What’s the Solution to Finding and Keeping the Best Talent?

If I could name one question which gets asked of me most among new and existing clients, it’s along the lines of ‘how do I find and keep the best …

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Limits on Payments and Awards

We share this handy table on limits on payments and awards to help you remain compliant with employment law. NB: This table was updated 15.03.18.  

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5 Top Tips on managing HR in a small business

Small Business HR If you ask a start-up business about their marketing plan, their pricing strategy or their social media approach, most will be able to give answers. However, if …

retaining talent

Here’s why you’re losing talent from your business

Finding, gaining and retaining talent is key for businesses to succeed, particularly in today’s world. We share our top HR advice and insight into why you might be losing yours. …

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France empowers employees to switch off the technology

On the 1st January 2017, France took the radical step forward of establishing “the right to disconnect” for organisations of more than 50 employees, and whilst the UK have not …

What is Compassionate Leave?

We all have situations in our lives whereby something unexpected happens and we need to drop everything in order to deal with that particular personal challenge.  Whether it be a …

What is Garden Leave?

Paying someone whilst they do their gardening?  Surely that can’t be right!  Why would organisations consider putting someone on gardening leave when budgets are already tight?  Does this concept still …

Learn crucial HR procedures with our HR Heroes course

Do you require HR training? Whether you have had HR responsibilities thrust upon you at work, your position requires you to engage in people management, or you have taken on …

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