You'd think that because I run an HR consultancy, I have a list a mile long of all the reasons why you should definitely work with an HR professional to help you to hit your business goals. And it’s true that there are many ways in which I can help you to hit those targets and create a positive, productive workplace. 
The think tank Resolution Foundation has called for employers to reconsider their overtime provisions, after research revealed that workers are no longer generously rewarded for putting in the extra hours. 
As we hurdle into the New Year, the HR headaches that are typically associated with the Christmas period have become a distant memory. Hopefully, we won’t have to contend with snowy weather conditions or bad behaviour at the festive party for at least another eleven months. 
If there’s one thing that I hear time and time again from business owners, it’s that they just don’t have enough hours in the day to take care of their HR processes and procedures. There are a million and one things on their list to take care of, and it can be all too easy to leave the ‘people stuff’ until another day. 
We’re fast approaching the end of the calendar year, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to rest on your laurels and accept that the writing is already on the wall for 2017. 
Despite the fact that Britain is set to leave the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation will come into force here in the UK on 25th May 2018. 
Rarely does a month go by without the likes of Uber and Deliveroo hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The companies, which use labour on a self-employed basis, have repeatedly been accused of using loopholes in employment law to leave their team members worse off. 
Sports Direct have recently introduced a staff surveying system to its Derbyshire warehouse operation, asking its 3,500 employees to press a touchpad with either a happy or sad emoji face, to indicate their satisfaction with working conditions.This content will be shown in the summary on the main blog page. Click on this text to edit it. 
Ryanair are hittign the headlines for all the wrong reasons, and it’s fair to say that the debacle has had a serious impact on the public’s perception of the budget airline brand. Thousands of journeys were cancelled, leaving passengers disappointed and angry, due to the company messing up the planning of its pilots’ annual leave. 
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the rise, and it’s safe to say that it’s ruffled a fair few feathers.