Leadership

Supporting Gender Reassignment in the Workplace

Supporting gender reassignment in the workplace

Over recent years we have seen the need for a better understanding of trans employees within the workplace. There is often a lack of understanding and knowledge on how to …

Cycle to work scheme

Cycle to Work schemes are back in fashion

The following article was written by Martin Moore, Employee Benefits Consultant, Beckett Financial Services. With the rising cost of living and a huge shift in employee expectations in the last decade, …

Equality, diversity & inclusion training

Raising awareness of equality, diversity & inclusion in the workplace

Equality, diversity and inclusion all go hand-in-hand – put simply, embracing equality and diversity at work helps create an inclusive culture. It encourages staff loyalty, promotes better employee engagement and …

Hybrid working

Hybrid Working – the new normal?

Hybrid working is here, but is it really the future of work? The pandemic has, without doubt, challenged and changed the way in which organisations operate. It has sparked the …

Cost of living

Cost of living increases – what can HR/businesses do to support?

With reports of inflation hitting a 40 year high in April and costs for energy, food and fuel continuing to rise, employees are looking to their employers to help them …

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. …

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 …

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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Integrity and Leadership: What Impact on the Workplace?

Today’s leader must be many things if they’re to win the mutual respect of their employees. We expect our managers to be competent, inspirational, approachable, and perhaps to possess an …

What impact could outsourcing to an HR expert have on your business?

What impact could outsourcing to an HR expert have on your business?

Is 2022 the year you finally consider outsourcing HR? Here’s what you should know – and why it makes sense. For thousands of entrepreneurs, start-ups and growing businesses, the function …

Extra UK bank holiday 2022

The extra bank holiday in the UK for 2022

The Government announced some time ago that it was granting an additional bank holiday in 2022, which will take place on Friday 3rd June to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee. …

We Wish You a Merry ‘Twixmas’ and a Happy New Year

We Wish You a Merry ‘Twixmas’ and a Happy New Year

If you’ve been a manager or team leader for a year or two, you’ll know only too well, that there’s an inevitable gear-change post Christmas, and what better time to …

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What does the new Covid variant mean for employers?

With several cases of the Omicron variant identified in the UK, experts say firms need to think ahead and not wait for the Government before bringing in extra safety measures. …

Fireworks

Is It Fireworks In Your Workplace?

Remember remember, 5th November. We might be getting ever closer to the firework festivities, but from our recent client conversations and industry updates, there’s enough fireworks creating drama in the …

Budget money

The Autumn Budget 2021

The Autumn Budget 2021 was billed as a Budget for a new age and so here’s everything Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor announced today: Economic forecasts and fiscal rules The OBR …

Mental health in the workplace

Mental health in the workplace – What’s your role?

More than ever, the term ‘mental health’ is one we’re used to hearing referenced among friends, family – and yes, co-workers. Indeed, the consequence of the pandemic on our mental …

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Being a boss is all about persistent learning…Even when uncomfortable

What a water-cooler type conversation-starter the latest series of Undercover Boss turned out to be. If you’ve not had the pleasure of immersing yourself in this fly-on-the-wall content, you really …

Work From Home

Work from home, hybrid or office – how do you manage staff in different settings

The last year has seen changes in businesses around the world in ways which we could not have foreseen. As we come closer to the end of the pandemic, businesses …

Supporting gender reassignment in the workplace

Over recent years we have seen the need for a better understanding of trans employees within the workplace. There is often a lack of understanding and knowledge on how to …

Cycle to Work schemes are back in fashion

The following article was written by Martin Moore, Employee Benefits Consultant, Beckett Financial Services. With the rising cost of living and a huge shift in employee expectations in the last decade, …

What is the best way to manage relationships at work?

What is the chance of meeting that special someone at work? Following a Totaljobs Survey of more than 5,000 people, 22% of people report meeting their partners at work. More …

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