January 6, 2017
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Diversity in the Workplace – a Quaker Business Prospective

Diversity is a key factor in our multi-cultural workplace in the 21st century. The Quakers and Business Group met in October 2016 to discuss Diversity and […]
December 16, 2016
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Merry seasonal greetings of the end of the year celebrations!

Bah humbug! The seasonal HR warning: The office Christmas party season is here… Are you prepared? As an employer, you have a duty of care towards […]
November 25, 2016
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Termination Payments – Changes to PILON status

  A recent government proposal is likely to make all pay in lieu of notice (PILON) payments taxable and NI deductible from April 2018. This change […]
November 9, 2016
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How to reduce stress at work

  As November 2nd, 2016, was National Stress Awareness Day! To show our support at Up&Up HR we have put together a list of top tips […]
November 9, 2016

HR Opinion: Reward for failure???

Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots for Google X is quoted as follows: https://www.linkedin.com/in/astroteller “You must reward people for failing, he says. If not, they won’t take […]
August 19, 2016
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6 Tips for 121 meetings with staff

121 meetings are a tool for employee management in ANY SIZE business – it can be vital to make sure that employees know what they are […]
July 25, 2016
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How to be kind in HR

  Being Kind in HR Management In HR we are not generally known for our kindness.  The work we carry out is usually along a negative […]
July 18, 2016
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What to do BEFORE you engage your staff

Over the past 20 or so years of my career in HR and HR consultancy, I have seen many changes to the focus of HR. However, […]