Work Life Balance Canada Style

Work Life Balance Canada Style

So I’ve just got back from spending the last two weeks in Canada. I spent much of the time in and around Vancouver on the…

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Highlight: Top 5 Mistakes Made By Employers When Dismissing

Highlight: Top 5 Mistakes Made By Employers When Dismissing

There is a great article in Personnel Today regarding the top mistakes made by employers when dismissing their employees. I’ll let you read the article…

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Performance Appraisals – How Useful Are They?

Performance Appraisals – How Useful Are They?

If there is one thing that is certain to differ at each company, it is the practice of performance appraisals. Some companies favour the thorough…

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Soldiers Sacked to Avoid Pension Payments

Soldiers Sacked to Avoid Pension Payments

After the recent scandal which saw many armed forces employees notified of their redundancies via email, you would have thought that the top military brass…

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Pension Age to be Lowered in France

Pension Age to be Lowered in France

The new French President, François Hollande, recently bucked global trends by announcing that the pension age would be reduced from 62 to 60. With the retirement…

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How Employers are Accommodating the London 2012 Olympic Games

How Employers are Accommodating the London 2012 Olympic Games

The London Olympics are fast on their way, and many employers will now be turning their attentions to how they will deal with the event…

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Could you beat the competition with better staff benefits?

Could you beat the competition with better staff benefits?

It used to be that if you wanted to attract staff away from your competition, you had to offer them a bigger salary. Now, particularly…

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The Positive Impact of Flexible Working Practices

The Positive Impact of Flexible Working Practices

Single Parent Families There are many reasons for flexible working becoming more popular – and in some cases, more necessary – than ever before. The…

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London 2012 Olympics – How are your employers treating the Olympic Games?

London 2012 Olympics – How are your employers treating the Olympic Games?

So 7 years after the announcement that London would be the host city of the 2012 Olympics, the games are nearly upon us. There has…

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Statutory Paternity Leave in the UK: Know Your Rights!

Statutory Paternity Leave in the UK: Know Your Rights!

Having a child is a wonderful moment in anyone’s life, but it is a constant struggle to balance the demands of your employers and your…

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