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WhatsApp at work

WhatsApp at work – Is it creating blurred lines?

We explore the use of WhatsApp at work and its potential risks in relation to bullying, discrimination and more.

Employee induction

Top tips for a modern employee induction

Employee induction is even more relevant today than it has ever been before. Here are seven tips to help you get it right.

Employee benefits

Employee benefits – Don’t get caught out by trying to do the right thing!

Employee benefits are currently very popular for attracting top talent - but how do they *really* benefit your business? Find out here.

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MAD-HR wins Customer Excellence Award

MAD-HR was crowned the winner of the Customer Excellence Award at the 2022 Suffolk Business Awards last night.

Employee engagement

Time to put employee engagement at the top of your agenda

Employee engagement is key for attracting and retaining the best staff. Is it time you made it a priority in your business?

Part-time working

Part-time working – what you should know

Do you have to allow part-time working? We cover the ins and outs of part-time working and whether your business needs to offer it.

Cut to the rate of National Insurance contributions

Cut to the rate of National Insurance contributions

Read on to see what the Government has announced regarding changes to National Insurance rates and the Health and Social Care Levy.

Learning and development

How can Learning and Development (L&D) support your organisation’s success?

Learning and Development (L&D) is an important part of your people strategy. Here are the key areas in which L&D support an organisation’s success.

Is it OK to monitor the movement and activities of your employees in the workplace?

As remote working remains a popular mode of work, we look at whether monitoring employees is legal and how to go about it correctly.

Mental health in HR

Mental health & HR: Why Suffolk Mind is our charity of choice

Carole Burman explains why Suffolk Mind has become our charity of choice, and why the charity's work resonates in her daily business life.

queens funeral flag at half mast on bank holiday

The Queen’s Funeral Bank Holiday – employers’ obligations and questions

The Queens funeral bank holiday has been officially announced. We look at the implications and obligations for employers.

Mourning guidance published for businesses

Guidance published for businesses, shops and sports – National Mourning

Following the death of HM The Queen, here is the guidance for businesses, shops and sports on how to manage the period of National Mourning.

Statement on the passing of HM The Queen

MAD-HR wish to convey their deepest sympathy to the Royal Family, on the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.

leadership mug

Peer To Leader – The Transition And The Challenge

It may be your dream job to become the leader of your team, your firm or the department, but what happens next?

Employee engagement

What are the characteristics of employee engagement and how do we measure it?

What are engaged employees - and how can you measure engagement? Here's how to gain more insight into your engaged workforce.

Rewriting employee contracts - Covid

Rewriting employee contracts with ‘Covid hindsight’. What to consider & include

With many legal and social changes over the last year, our way of working has changed. Is it time to think about rewriting employee contracts?

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Preparing for a spate of sickness in the months ahead

How to prepare for the spate of employee sickness as a result of COVID and other illnesses this autumn and winter.

Among the best of the best

MAD-HR has made the finals in the Suffolk Business Awards for Customer Excellence and Smal Business of the Year.

Taking on your first employee

Taking on your first employee – what you need to know

A helpful guide for new employers covering key topics such as registering with HMRC, employment contracts, payroll and auto-enrolment.

Whistleblowing: Whistle on a yellow background

Whistleblowing in the workplace

Interested in introducing a whistleblowing policy in your workplace? Here are some tips on what you might consider to include.

MAD-HR Director Carole Burman joins The Consortium

We are thrilled to share that our Managing Director, Carole Burman has joined The Consortium as an Associate. 

Shining the Spotlight on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Enabling leaders to see neurodivergence as a business advantage.

The Role of AI in Modern Recruitment

The MAD-HR team explores the growth of AI in recruitment processes and explains how to invest in your recruitment strategy.

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