Too Many Balls in the Air?
14 August 2019
Sometimes it feels that we’re just trying to juggle too many balls at the same time. Everyone goes through periods when we are incredibly busy at work. For many of us that sense of being full-on all the time is a way of life.
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True Flexible Working Requires 24/7 Childcare
12 August 2019
Recently, a client, a small retail employer, has been asking advice about how to progress a situation with a long-term employee, Sammi, who had a baby about two years ago and is now struggling to cope.
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I’m Outta Here!!
01 August 2019
Maybe the July heatwave was at the root of some recent impulse decisions. In the last month several clients have had employees storm out, muttering darkly as they went, only to creep back a day or two later, somewhat pink round the ears and start working again.
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Perception of Disability Was Discriminatory
18 July 2019
One of the protections against disability discrimination is perceived discrimination. This arises where the employer mistakenly perceives there to be a disability, rather than discrimination on the grounds of an actual disability.
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The Carrot Conundrum! Motivation and Money
12 July 2019
There’s no getting away from it. For most people pay and pay related benefits are important. Even the least worldly person has to eat. For some people the amount of salary or the type and level of benefit is a deal maker or deal breaker. But research consistently suggests that any motivational effect of salary alone is short lived and that the link between salary and job satisfaction is generally weak.
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