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Calculate pro rata holiday

What is pro rata holiday and how do you calculate it?

Read our simple guide to understanding when pro-rata holiday rules will apply to your business and your employees.

Holiday calculator for zero hours and casual workers

Holiday calculator for zero hours and casual workers

Find out how to calculate holiday for zero hours and casual workers using this simple holiday calculator for your business.

Right to work checks

Right To Work Checks: A guide for employers

How can employers complete right to work checks? We cover the ins and outs, including what type of checks to carry out.

4-day work week

The 4-day work week – could it really work?

The 4 day work week is trending, but what are the real-world implications of adopting a shorter working week? Find out here!

Feefo Award 2023

Celebrating a prestigious accolade to start 2023 – Feefo Platinum status

The MAD-HR team is delighted that our efforts to 'Make a Difference' to our clients' business time and time again have been recognised once more.

Summer internships and experience

Summer internships and experience – is it ever possible to employ temporary young staff legally and ethically?

The summer period sees many more students and young adults wanting to work, but how do you appoint seasonal roles without ‘taking advantage’?

Purpose in business

Purpose – What’s your why? And why does it matter?

Liz Owers explores what 'purpose' means in business, and how you can discover your purpose in order to progress.

Company cash flow

How to keep a healthy company cashflow

Maintaining a positive cash flow within your company can be a challenge. Here are some useful tips for keeping a healthy cash flow.

Employment Contracts

Employment contracts – how well do you know the different types?

The right type of employment contract ensures you reflect the engagement between the relevant parties and that the correct protections are in place.

HR Metrics

What can HR metrics do for you?

Want to make your HR strategy more effective? Check out these key HR metrics and see how they can help.

Workplace motivation

Workplace motivation – Working from home

How can you motivate employees working from home? Here are some helpful thoughts from a MAD-HR employee's perspective.

Cutting your training budget in tough times could be a costly mistake

Cutting your training budget in tough times could be a costly mistake

Find out why training in the form of learning and development for your business should remain a priority during tough times.

Employee with two jobs

Can Employees Have a Second Job? The Truth about Overemployment

The increased cost of living begs the question, 'can employees have a second job?' and also, 'can you stop them?'. Here are the answers.

King's Coronation bank holiday

Will there be a Bank holiday for the King’s coronation?

What are your plans regarding leave for your employees on the King's Coronation bank holiday? Here's what you should know.

How To Cut Costs Without Making Redundancies

How to cut costs without making redundancies

There are many ways to lower your expenditure without putting employees jobs at risk. Here are some valuable ideas for your business.

What is outplacement?

What is outplacement, and why should you consider it during redundancies?

Outplacement can be both practical and emotional and is beneficial to both the organisation and the employee.

Work appraisal

Appraisals – What you need to know!

The time spent together by manager and employee during a performance appraisal can be hugely valuable… when done right. Here's what you should know.

Festive Opening Hours 2022

Here are the details on our office opening times during the festive season 2022/3 and how you can contact our team.

living wage increase money photo

The National Living Wage increase 2023 and how it will affect your business

How will the increase to the National Living Wage announced in the autumn statement affect your business? Find out here.

HR Consultancy

Fancy a career in HR Consulting with MAD-HR?

If you're motivated, love working with people and are interested in helping organisations to operate better, HR consultancy could be for you.

Fathers, Fairness and Flexibility

This Father's Day, our experts have been thinking about the latest employment-related updates in respect of paternity rights.

Congratulations to Suffolk’s Finalists

Congratulations to the finalists of the EADT Suffolk Business Awards 2024. If you're based in Norfolk then they are now accepting entries.

Grievance Investigations – Emotional Support for Managers

Grievance investigations can be daunting, but if they're keeping you awake at night, MAD-HR can help the process run more smoothly.

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