January 16, 2018
Blue Monday

Are you feeling any better today?

Many of us will have started the New Year with positive resolutions: lose weight; stop smoking; start exercising more and… find a new job! All too […]
December 15, 2017
Christmas Party (1)

Avoiding Workplace Christmas Pitfalls

It’s that time of year again when people are gearing up towards a well-earned break. What with outstanding holidays that have to be used up before […]
January 6, 2017
Workplace Diversity

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
merry seasonal greetings

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
termination payments

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
reduce stress at work

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
121 face to face

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

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 […]