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 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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What Are Employee Relations?

This article will seek to define what the term Employee Relations is and what part it plays in your Nursery. Any business starts with the same basic aim – to be successful.  What defines success and leads a business to success can take many different forms. At the Nursery HR People we firmly believe that…
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What is the Benefit of using a HR Consultant?

Whatever the size of your company, Human Resources has to form an essential part of your business. For small businesses especially, there are lots of advantages to using a HR consultant which we will focus on in this week’s article. HR are responsible for a number of functions within a business including:- Performance Management Recruitment…
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How to Manage Bullying and Harassment in your Nursery?

PROTECTING your EMPLOYEES from bullying and harassment in your nursery is IMPORTANT Bullying and harassment can happen to ANYONE. You need to protect your staff so that they can protect your children. When we talk about bullying or harassment we automatically think of children in the playground being picked on. I can remember it now,…
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