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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National Minimum Wage shock headline (Or is it?)

The Government has released a list of companies who have committed National Minimum Wage breaches - but are these breaches always intentional?

How to avoid discrimination in the workplace

How to avoid discrimination in the workplace

Worried about the prospect of a workplace discrimination claim? Prevention is the way forward. Here are some practical steps to take.

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Uber decision: The history and the future

We look at the history of Uber vs Aslam case, including similar claims, and what this means for gig economy workers moving forward.

Positive discrimination

What is Positive Discrimination In The Workplace?

Positive discrimination is giving preferential treatment to people with a protected characteristic rather than due to their suitability.


Statutory Payments 2021/22

The government have confirmed the statutory rates for 2021 to 2022. We have prepared this useful summary for you.

What is Maternity Allowance

Maternity Leave & Maternity Allowance: Questions Answered

Maternity Allowance is a payment made by the government to those who are not eligible for Statutory Maternity Pay from their employer.

What is Bereavement Leave

What is Bereavement Leave?

Bereavement Leave is time that an employee can take off following the death of a loved one. Find out more about entitlements here.

What Is Compassionate Leave?

What is Compassionate Leave?

Compassionate or Bereavement Leave is time that an employee can take off work after the death of a loved one.

What is Garden Leave?

What Is Garden Leave? A Guide for Employers

We explore exactly what Garden Leave actually is, its benefits and some areas to consider when enforcing it.

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Does it really feel like Christmas?

Staff Party Planning in a Pandemic - with current social distancing measures how can you plan to celebrate Christmas with staff.

Online HR Resources

Online HR Resources

Online HR Resources. Our online HR Toolkit provides 24/7 access to legally compliant & commercially up-to-date online HR Resources.

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Employment Contracts: Why have one?

Employment Contracts - why have one? We look at the reasons why legally you should have contracts of employment for your staff.


HR Resources Online

HR Resources in our Online HR Toolkit are a valuable investment for businesses looking to manage their HR function easily and affordably.

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Employee Handbook – why have one?

The Employee handbook is an important part of managing your HR function for both employers and employees. Read our top tips on why.

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On-boarding New Employees Remotely

MAD-HR provide a comprehensive guide to onboarding new staff during the Coronavirus pandemic. Download your copy today.

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FREE email course on Managing Annual Leave

Sign up here for your FREE email course on Managing Annual Leave. 10 sessions in 10 days. get your head around managing leave.

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Online Skills Toolkit Launched

The Skills Toolkit is made up of free online courses, tools and resources to help employees improve their digital and numeracy skills.

Top 10 scary HR facts

Employment Legislative Updates – April 2020

Employment Legislative update. Read the latest updates from HMRC regarding employment legilation which came into force on 6th April 2020.


Update ref IR35 legislation

The team at MAD-HR take a look at what the introduction of the IR35 legislation will mean for businesses within the private sector.


Covid-19 HR Advice Update – 17.03.20

Covid-19 HR Advice Update 17.03.20 - As an SME, what can I do with my staff? Download our guide. Regularily updated to keep you informed.

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!

Contact MAD-HR via our contact page to find out how to take the stress out of Human Resource Management