I’ve got just one staff member- do I really need a Contract?
I’ve got just one staff member- do I really need a Contract? On 6th April 2020 the Law changed: a new entitlement, from day one, to a written statement of main terms and conditions for both workers and employees came into force. In effect it placed both categories of ‘employees’ and ‘workers’ under the same umbrella. […]Read more »
Are You & Your Employees on the Same Page?
Are You & Your Employees on the Same Page? Company culture is an important starting point for your business- and one that can mean the difference between success and failure. At best, poor culture can result in missed opportunities and staff pulling in different directions. At worst, poor culture can result in complex and expensive […]Read more »
Should I have a contract for just one staff member?
Should I have a contract for just one staff member? The answer to that question is YES! WHY? Well for starters, on 6th April 2020 the new day-one right to a written statement of main terms and conditions for workers and employees came into force. Prior to this date employers had 8 weeks to provide […]Read more »
Conducting an Investigation in the Workplace: A Guide
Conducting an Investigation in the Workplace: A Guide There are a variety of ways an issue in the workplace might come to your attention. An employee might inform you in confidence, or you may overhear a conversation that raises suspicions. Regardless of how you heard about it, you need to be sure that you carry […]Read more »
How Can You Encourage Your Employees to Perform Better?
How Can You Encourage Your Employees to Perform Better? Most employers are well aware that a contented, motivated team works far more efficiently and effectively. However, nurturing job satisfaction is a trickier task than you might imagine, especially if you’re unfamiliar with useful HR techniques. If you’d like to encourage your employees to boost their […]Read more »
How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace
How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace Conflict in the workplace can take a variety of different forms, such as an argument between two employees, or a staff dispute with a manager. Regardless of who’s involved, conflict tends to cause disruption – impacting productivity and staff morale. As such, it’s important to address it appropriately, […]Read more »
How to Engage Your Employees More Effectively
How to Engage Your Employees More Effectively In recent years, businesses have placed increasing value on employee engagement. HR specialists recognise its importance – understanding how vital engagement is in terms of productivity, motivation and employee retention. But what exactly is employee engagement and how can you achieve it in the workplace? Here’s a guide […]Read more »
Harris Law Complete
Harris Law Complete Designed for businesses who have more than 10 employees and is ideal for businesses looking to outsource their employment law advice and HR function. It comes with the expertise and care of your own Harris Law Lawyer working with and in your business. With this package we, as your Harris Law employment […]Read more »
Harris Law Start Up
How Harris Law can help Harris Law Start-up is designed for those who have just started on their business adventure. Getting assistance from specialist employment lawyers and HR professionals will greatly increase your chances of remaining protected against employee claims. Our unique and specialist legal knowledge means that we can create your contracts and […]Read more »
Employment Law – Dealing with Unauthorised Absence
Employment Law – Dealing with Unauthorised Absence The average UK employee is absent from work for 6.9 days of the year. For the most part, these absences are authorised, which means they’re considered ‘valid’ in the eyes of the law. There are plenty of legitimate reasons why your employee might need time off – for […]Read more »