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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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Custom and Practice – is your business at risk?

Many employers may have heard of implied terms or ‘custom and practice’, however, understanding what these terms really mean and their impact on your business is crucial in ensuring you …

Pauline Lifton, MAD-HR

Q&A with Pauline Lifton, HR Consultant

We value getting to know all about the clients we work with and the faces behind the brands and businesses. Naturally we expect you to want to know more about …

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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 …

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Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2022

MAD-HR has won the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award for 2022 for the second year running and it is fair to say that we’re feeling a little giddy as a …

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What is ESG and how can it save money and boost performance?

ESG (environmental, social and governance) has joined CSR as an important part of how companies operate and publicise their corporate responsibilities. But ESG is much more than just a current …

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. …

Jo Lewry

Q&A with Jo Lewry, Office Manager

We value getting to know all about the clients we work with and the faces behind the brands and businesses. Naturally we expect you to want to know more about …

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 …

Emergency legislation passed on Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) Regulations 2021

Emergency legislation passed on SSP

As part of the Government’s efforts to free up GP time to prioritise the COVID-19 vaccine booster programme, new emergency legislation has been passed to increase the period of time …

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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. …

Top 10 benefits of a retained HR service

Top 10 benefits of a retained HR service

Whilst many businesses are continuing down the road to recovery following the Covid-19 outbreak, what the pandemic has provided is an opportunity for their HR provider to shine and to …

Sophie Hughes

Q&A with Sophie Hughes, HR Consultant

We value getting to know all about the clients we work with and the faces behind the brands and businesses. Naturally we expect you to want to know more about …

Suffolk Business Awards

Suffolk Business Award Finalist 2021

MAD-HR is delighted to have been recognised at last night’s prestigious Suffolk Business Awards, in the Customer Excellence category. The announcements were made at a black-tie event at Milsoms, Kesgrave …

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Dear Boss….Can I Take My Holiday Now, Before Christmas?

You’re into the final countdown toward the end of the year, and, tick-tock, tick-tock, it’s time to prepare yourself for the inevitable surge in employees requesting they squeeze in owed …

Should you celebrate Christmas at work?

Is or should Christmas really be a festivity for greater employee engagement?

Right about now, you’re possibly making the ever stressful trips to toy stores or gift shops, determined to give children, friends or family the kind of Christmas we’ve all spent …

Suzy Glennon

Q&A with Suzy Glennon, HR Consultant

We value getting to know all about the clients we work with and the faces behind the brands and businesses. Naturally we expect you to want to know more about …

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The MAD-HR Toolkit – Why should you become a subscriber?

Being a busy business owner means that there are many demands on your time. Some tasks can get pushed to the bottom of the pile. One of the areas of …

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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 …

Right to work checks – what are the current UK regulations?

All employers in the UK have a responsibility to ensure that the people they employ have a legal right to work. In order to do this, there are some right …

HR Compliance and what it means for your business

With regulations and legislation changing constantly, ensuring that your business remains compliant has its challenges. The ever-changing world means that sometimes it is hard to keep up to date with …

How to onboard successfully

Victoria Smith writes about the onboarding process and how to get it right. Onboarding is the term that is more recently used for welcoming new employees into a company and …

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