Tag: HR

Understanding the impact of AI in the workplace – Insights by Davenport Solicitors
Employment Law

Understanding the impact of AI in the workplace – Insights by Davenport Solicitors

29 April 2024

As the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) grows, the landscape of employment in the UK is undergoing significant shifts. With projections suggesting potential job losses and economic growth opportunities, it’s essential to understand the implications of AI adoption. At Davenport Solicitors, we delve into the complexities of AI’s impact on the UK job market and […]

Insights into the Care Worker Visa: Expert Analysis by Davenport Solicitors
Business Immigration

Insights into the Care Worker Visa: Expert Analysis by Davenport Solicitors

19 April 2024

In recent times, the visa system for care workers in the UK has faced scrutiny, particularly from key figures in immigration inspection. With criticisms raised by David Neal, the former Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, it’s crucial to understand the complexities surrounding care worker visas. A recent report from The Guardian sheds light […]

Things to consider when outsourcing your HR function
HR

Things to consider when outsourcing your HR function

29 September 2022

Outsourcing your HR function has many advantages for small businesses. Saving time and money, access to high-level HR expertise and legal advice, increased efficiency, and compliance with complex employment laws are just some of the benefits. As such, many SMEs choose to outsource HR. In this post, we look at things to consider when outsourcing […]

How to respond to flexible working requests
HR

How to respond to flexible working requests

29 September 2022

Many people enjoyed the flexibility that came with working from home during the pandemic, which may mean that they don’t want to return to the office full time. In a recent YouGov poll of 4,500 adults found that 81% of respondents expected to work from home at least one day a week post-lockdown. 33% expect […]

Are social media policies necessary in the workplace?
HR

Are social media policies necessary in the workplace?

29 September 2022

Social media is a great platform for communicating messages to businesses and clients; you can also deliver important messages to people that matter, it’s all about communication, building relationships and brand awareness. However, because of the power of social media, it is important that you implement policies that control the usage of social media for […]

How to make your workplace more inclusive
HR

How to make your workplace more inclusive

29 September 2022

Inclusivity is a hot topic right now. For companies looking to attract and retain top talent, a diverse and inclusive workplace is vital. Diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives need to go beyond feel-good, box-checking exercises for HR departments; but they have a marked impact on financial and business success. Despite D&I becoming an increasing priority […]

Snow Days And HR Regulations: Keeping Employees Safe
HR

Snow Days And HR Regulations: Keeping Employees Safe

29 September 2022

With winter fastly approaching, no matter what industry or sector you operate in, it is important to be prepared for the winter weather and the potential impact it may have on your business and your team. Here, we look at Snow Days And HR Regulations: Keeping Employees Safe. Employees must know their rights in challenging […]

What HR Managers need to know about TOIL
Human Resources

What HR Managers need to know about TOIL

27 July 2022

TOIL – Time Off In Lieu – is a term used in the United Kingdom (UK) to describe a type of paid leave that employees can take instead of overtime. The time off in lieu meaning comes from the French phrase ‘in lieu’ which means instead of. While it can be a strange phrase to […]

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