May 10, 2017
guidance on the tax-free childcare scheme

Tax-free Childcare scheme? Guidance for Employees and Employers.

The new scheme enables eligible parents to receive a contribution from the Government of 20% of their childcare costs, up to an annual limit of £2,000 […]
March 23, 2017
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A new way of pricing HR Services and HR Consultancy

Game changer for pricing SME HR – A new pricing quote builder for HR Services and HR Consultancy Breathing Space HR Ltd, responsible for the delivery of […]
February 24, 2017
free webinar

Managing Disciplinaries – Great Webinar on YouTube

This week – I presented a webinar on Managing Disciplinaries and uploaded to our up&up YouTube channel. It was my first webinar and apart from the coughing […]
February 23, 2017
looks like the solicitor is winning!

Using HR Consultants and Disclosure – What some employment solicitors are saying

Recently, I have had clients come back to me stating that during seminars with employment solicitors they have been told NOT TO USE HR CONSULTANTS. I […]
December 16, 2016
hiring a hr consultant

Hiring an HR Consultant – 4 good reasons

I’m a Start-up…. Why would I use an HR Consultant? There’s a point when the new business owner is enjoying a steady stream of customer orders, […]
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 […]