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Kelly Bater

Kelly Bater

Having worked within HR Management for 19 years, in 2013 Kelly wanted to make better use of her skills and knowledge by adding value within the SME arena. Kelly believes that whilst people management and the resulting transactional tasks are an essential part of any business, they can be time consuming and unrewarding, so another passion of hers is to release this burden from smaller businesses and allow them to get on with their passion – their business!
Monday, 11 May 2020 06:45

Covid-19 Getting back to work

The government guidelines at the moment are incredibly difficult to navigate; “Only go out for food, health reasons or work “(if you cannot work from home). The government has not asked all businesses to shut and even state that it is important for business to carry on. How do we get the staff back to work?

Tuesday, 05 May 2020 15:39

Implementing Home Working

Implementing home working or as it is also referred to, ‘agile working’ is not as easy as just getting on with it.

Monday, 06 April 2020 17:00

Job Retention Scheme FAQ

We are collating and updating this FAQ to ensure you are fully up to date and able to manage your staff accordingly. Last updated 12th May 2020

Thursday, 16 January 2020 20:43

HR In A Nutshell

A very popular workshop that gives small businesses and those that are thinking about employing staff.

No employer likes the idea of being taken to a tribunal. At best, it’s an expensive and time-wasting distraction, while at worst you could end up having to pay out a hefty compensation.

Few employers would deliberately abuse the rights of their employees, but it’s easy to make mistakes. Here are five of the most common.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 11:55

Healthy Staff = Healthy Business

The cost of ill health in the workplace is high and is rapidly becoming an issue that employers can no longer afford to ignore. The poor health of the workforce is a cost to employers through both increased absenteeism and lowered job performance. An effective workplace well-being programme can deliver mutual benefit to people, organisations, economies and communities. When people are happy and well, businesses can thrive and societies flourish. Work should do more than meet our basic financial needs and contribute to economic growth; it should also improve the quality of our lives by giving us meaning and purpose and contributing to our overall well-being.

A landmark judgment from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) to include overtime in holiday pay with potentially costly implications for UK businesses has been announced.

Grandparents will be able to take paid time off work for childcare under government plans to extend the existing shared parental leave, however policy announcement ‘may not be welcomed by employers'.

Monday, 10 October 2016 08:56

Employment implications of the 2016 Budget

In his 2016 Budget, the Chancellor announced several changes which are of relevance to HR and employment.

Thursday, 09 March 2017 14:29

Brexit FAQ's for Employers

What does a ‘vote leave’ mean for me as an employer? What will change, and how can I stay informed and advised?

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