How To Keep Sickness Absence Under Control

Admittedly, managing sickness absence is not an easy endeavour. How can you set parameters for measuring the absence when some of these absences are very legitimate? Morally you might feel torn as an employer to measure such absences and to access employees’ personal medical files with their permission from their GP. In additon how many…
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The use of Social Media in the Early Years Sector

Social media use has grown significantly over the past decade, with research showing that there are 665 million daily active Facebook users, 200 million monthly active Twitter users, and many more accessing and sharing information through YouTube, blogs, and other social media channels worldwide. Social media is something that we are all aware of and…
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How To Improve Your Employees Health

As an employer, you have a legal responsibility for health and safety in your workplace.  You will have undertaken risk assessments in your setting to ensure that both staff, visitors, parents and children are protected and you will have insurance cover to protect you as a business should an incident occur. So, you are legally…
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How Up To Date Are Your HR Policies?

The fast-changing nature of employment law means that it’s imperative for any organization to have a comprehensive set of up-to-date HR policies and procedures established. These should aim to clearly and concisely set out the rights and obligations of employees, for those responsible for HR to administer and put into practice. Establishing and writing your…
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5 Tips On How To Improve Your Performance Reviews

At the Nursery HR People, we often hear negative words being used to describe performance reviews; it can be viewed as an inefficient process and fails to do what it ultimately should; improve, enhance and recognise performance. We understand that many managers may feel anxious about conducting  performance reviews. While they may be challenging for…
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