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How to Spot a Fake Sick Note

An important aspect of an organisation’s absence management programme will be identifying and dealing with instances of malingering and employees ‘pulling sickies’ or exaggerating symptoms or a condition to justify

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Probation Review Guide for Managers

The probation period allows the employer and employee time to decide if the employment arrangement is working for both parties. Employers should use this time to support the employee with

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HR Induction Process Guide

The first few weeks of employment are important for many reasons. For employees, feeling supported and equipped during this transition period can mean they settle quickly into their new role

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Workplace Investigation Process Steps

Workplace investigations play an important role in resolving disputes at work. If conducted properly, investigations can help to protect the interests of the organisation by identifying wrongdoings and to support

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Menopause in the Workplace (HR Advice)

Helping women feel supported in their workplace as they experience the menopause is beneficial both to employees and employers. But following a number of recent tribunal claims against employers for

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How to Create a Hybrid Working Policy

Working practices have changed drastically since the lockdown. Hybrid working, in particular, has emerged as a popular compromise between the varying wants and preferences of employers and employees alike post-pandemic.

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Dealing with Employee Burnout

Employee burnout is a growing problem, with employers now seeing post-lockdown increases in complaints of workforce stress and burnout. Common issues include working late on a regular basis, impacting personal

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Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Recognition

Employee recognition programmes have evolved dramatically in recent years, as organisations seek to leverage the benefits of acknowledging and rewarding staff for their efforts and contribution. In most cases, however,

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