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Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management (HRM) is the name given to a set of skills and tasks used to manage the people who work in an organisation. 


If you’re a business owner or leader, it’s important to understand the basics of HRM so that you can make informed decisions about your workforce. 


Find out how MAD-HR helps with Human Resource Management

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Latest Human Resources Management articles

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Does a driving ban mean dismissal?

One of your employees has just been banned from driving after committing a criminal offence. Does a driving ban mean dismissal?

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Employers Will Have To Pay Commission As Part Of Holiday Pay

case law has determined that commission should be paid as part of holiday pay. read the circumstances here and don't get caught out

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Why you need to bother with probationary periods

you go to great lengths to employ someone so after all that resource input we look at Why you need to bother with probationary periods

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The New National Living Wage

The New National Living Wage came into force on 1 April 2016. What do you need to know to keep compliant and protect your business?


The 2016 to 2017 Statutory Rates

2016 to 2017 Statutory Rates. Statutory parental payments & sick pay are usually increased annually. There’s some good news for employers. MAD-HR explores.

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Big Employment Law Issues For Smaller Employers in 2016

If you are a SME, you will now that there are a number of big employment law issues for Smaller Employers. Here's what to watch out for in 2016.

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How to avoid disability discrimination in recruitment

Managing redeployment of staff alongside health issues can present issues. Here are our expert HR tips on avoiding disability discrimination in recruitment.

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What you need to know about name blind recruitment

Government drives support for 'name blind' recruitment to improve rejection rates and encourages hiring from a pool of anonymous candidates.

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Managing employees’ social media use during sickness

An absent employee has posted photos on social media and appears to be well. Here's tips on managing employees' social media use during sickness

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Managing employees who choose not to take leave

Some employees don’t take their full entitlement to annual leave. We share advice on how to manage employees who choose not to take leave.


Grand-parental Leave: the Next Big Thing?

Grandparents will be able to take shared parental leave under plans announced at the Conservative Party conference.

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Choose the Right HR Company for Your Small Business

You created your business, now you need to choose the right HR company for your small business so you can grow it and thrive!


Could You Be Breaching The NMW and Not Know It?

The national minimum wage (NMW) involves more than flat rates of pay. keep up to date with the law and protect your business

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How to manage bank errors in relation to salary payments

In August 2015 thousands of salary payments were held up in bank glitches. What do you do to manage bank errors in relation to salary payments?

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A look at Disciplinary Procedures and rights to re-hearings

proceedings are tricky enough and can lead to queries we take A look at Disciplinary Procedures and rights to re-hearings

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Unleashing the Power of Social Media

we have a written a blog to support you in managing employees Unleashing the Power of Social Media and not in a good way

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Tribunal Case Over Heat-of-the-Moment Dismissal

Good example to demonstrate to managers that they must avoid using words that could be construed as an on-the-spot dismissal

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Is Your Business Ready For Rugby World Cup?

The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off in September here in the UK. Employers need to plan ahead to minimise disruption cased by big sporting events.

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How To Manage Absence

Absence is a cost for any business – both financially and operationally – and therefore learning how to manage it makes good commercial sense.

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Tax-Free Childcare – What’s The Deal?

Tax-free childcare is part of the government's long-term plan to support working families and will provide up to 1.8m families with childcare support..

Popular Human Resources Management articles

These are the articles relating to topic that are popular on the MAD-HR website.


This page of our site is our Human Resources Management hub. In this section, we share articles discussing the key aspects of HRM and explain why it’s essential for any business. We’ll also provide tips on how to get started if you’re just starting out.


The impact of Human Resources on businesses

Human resources has a significant impact on businesses of all sizes. By understanding the ever-changing landscape of employment law, human resources consultancy can provide guidance and support to companies to ensure they are compliant with current legislation. They can also advise on recruitment strategies, help with employee retention and offer training and development programmes to improve staff morale and motivation. In addition, human resources consultancy can provide expert guidance during periods of change, such as mergers and acquisitions or downsizing. By understanding the needs of both employees and employers, human resources consultancy can play a vital role in ensuring businesses operate smoothly and effectively.

From hiring and training new employees to ensuring that your current team is productive and happy, HR touches every aspect of your business. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or don’t know where to start when it comes to Human Resources Management, our team at MAD-HR can help. We have years of experience in all areas of human resources, from recruitment to retention, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Don’t let your business suffer because of poor HR – contact us today!

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