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Brexit – What is the impact on employers?

Employers need to understand the impact changes in employment law will have on their obligations to employees who hold citizenship outside the United Kingdom. Immigration laws are changing; this has …

Employee Engagement – Why Bother?

The success of your business in the 21st Century depends on how engaged your employees are – this is even more acute in the current pandemic. Business owners need to …

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 …

Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Scheme Goes Live In the Chancellor’s Summer Statement, he announced that the Government will be supporting the UK’s economic recovery, with a number of measures which includes the Kickstart …

HR Strategy

Why Now Is The Time to Review Your HR Strategy

HR Strategy An HR Strategy is critical to ensure the success of your business plan.  It ensures that you have your most important asset – your people – in place …

Employment Contracts - Why Bother

Employment Contracts…Why have one?

Employment Contracts We have heard both sides of the argument, with some employers suggesting that employment contracts are an absolute must, so that both parties know exactly what the rules …

Suffolk Pro Help

New members of Suffolk ProHelp

Suffolk ProHelp – Why we offered our services Suffolk ProHelp provides professional support and expertise to the voluntary sector and have been doing so since 2001. They have almost 40 …

On-boarding Guide - How to successfully induct new employees in the new normal

On-boarding New Employees

On-boarding New Employees Right now, employers are facing an unprecedented time of not only managing their work force as they adapt to working from home but also recruiting and on-boarding …

Coronavirus Emergency Volunteering Leave

Coronavirus – Emergency Volunteering Leave

Emergency Volunteering Leave The Coronavirus Act 2020 has now come into force which introduces a number of immediate emergency measures in response to the current Covid-19 pandemic. As well as some …

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 …

Why would anyone want to work for you and your business?

As an employer, it’s inevitable that you might often find yourself wondering whether you risk losing a member of staff to a larger, wealthier, trendier or more conveniently located competitor. …

Notice of Dismissal

When is Notice of Dismissal Effective?

Notice of Dismissal An employee was given notice of dismissal (redundancy) but was on holiday when the letter arrived. There was a significant difference in her pension entitlement between leaving …

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 …

What do the new GCSE grades mean?

If you employ school leavers or apprentices, you’ll begin notice a difference on CV’s coming across your desk soon. If you’re not already aware, the GCSE grading system had an …

Summertime and Retention Protection

What’s more infectious than a common cold in the workplace? What’s likely to set the jungle-drums of workplace gossip on fire more so than when the guy from sales disappeared …

Worker

Contractor, Worker, Employee – The Meaning of the Pimlico Case

Every so often, a case hits the media which immediately sets the phone ringing and the emails hitting the MAD inbox. The latest? Pimlico Plumbers. In case you’ve not followed …

Choosing MAD-HR

Why You Should Choose MAD-HR!

Choosing MAD-HR A (Moving) Picture Speaks Louder Than Words We’re very lucky to have lots of wonderful clients in our MAD-HR crowd. We know HR is not the easiest topic for …

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 …

Board Diversity - Succession planning and talent spotting

Succession Planning & Talent Spotting are Key to Diversity

Succession Planning For our latest blog, MAD-HR founder Carole Burman discusses the key to staff diversity through effective talent-spotting, board diversity, and succession planning. Last week saw reaction travel far …

How effective is your HR Function?

How Effective Is Your HR Department?

Effective HR Teams Whether you have an HR department of twenty or two or even one person with a split role, it is impossible to run a business and employ …

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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