Why flexible working is important for employees

8 November 2018

Flexible working is a popular concept. Powwownow, for example, found that three quarters of UK employees feel that the option of working flexibly would make a job more attractive. But do businesses do enough to cater for this desire?

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The Absenteeism Report 2018: Free Download

5 November 2018

Absenteeism is said to cost the UK economy £18 billion a year. That fact alone requires it to be taken seriously. Yet, there’s a lot to get your head around. After all, this is a broad umbrella term that covers a raft of serious and complicated issues that businesses have to try to get on top of.

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AdviserPlus acquires HR transformation specialist Succeed and invests in HR software platform Elementsuite

23 October 2018

Limerston Capital-backed HR services group AdviserPlus, has today announced the acquisition of Succeed Consultancy and an investment in Elementsuite.

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Managing long term absence: An 11-step guide for HR

22 October 2018

Every absence needs to be carefully monitored and managed. While it’s impossible to expect that human beings will have no days off work, you can still try to minimise absence levels to cut disruption to your business.

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Long term sickness absence dismissal: What employers need to know

19 October 2018

Managing people is not always easy. That’s why the skills and tools needed to really get to understand individuals in a business are so important and HR professionals are key to ensuring the smooth running of a company.

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World Mental Health Day: Why it’s important to you and your business

9 October 2018

With recent research revealing at least 30 percent of all recorded sick days are related to mental health conditions, World Mental Health Day is no less relevant to employers in 2018.

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What is the Bradford Factor?

8 October 2018

HR departments need to be able to get to the bottom of the issue of absence in their organisation. Many choose to use the Bradford Factor to help them to calculate the impact that this has. 

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AdviserPlus honoured as bronze Stevie® Award winner in 2018 Stevie Awards for Great Employers

24 September 2018

AdviserPlus was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Employee Relations Solution Provider of the Year category in the third annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers.

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Managing absence: when to get in touch with employees on sick leave

17 September 2018

You have an employee who’s out sick, and you’re thinking about contacting them.

 

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What is long-term sick leave – and how can your HR team manage it?

4 September 2018

Workplace absence has increased year-on-year since 2011, now costing UK businesses £18 billion annually – and long-term sickness is a key part of that.

 

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AI in the workplace: 8 things you didn't know

31 August 2018

Artificial intelligence might sound like the sort of technology that belongs in the realms of science fiction, yet it’s wrong to see it as a purely futuristic concept.

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What does it take to transform HR? One bank shares its insights…

21 August 2018

Earlier this year, AdviserPlus CEO Nick Bradley hosted a webinar with Rob Divall, HR director for the Aldermore Bank Group. 

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AdviserPlus honoured as a finalist in 2018 Stevie Awards for great employers

21 August 2018

Stevie winners will be announced at a ceremony on September 21 in New York.

 

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3 great ways to improve performance management

8 August 2018

You can’t eliminate staff underperformance. But you can change how you manage it – and in doing so improve morale, retention and your bottom line.

 

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Could a skills gap hold back HR’s digital revolution?

26 July 2018

An overwhelming number of HR professionals fear that there is a shortage of digital talent in the industry.

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3 thought experiments for retail HRDs

19 July 2018

Who will weather the storm on the UK high street? Retailers with imaginative, proactive HRDs…

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Employment tribunals: How can your business avoid a red card?

11 July 2018

With the World Cup and Wimbledon in full swing, businesses might be worried about the impact these major sporting events will have on workplace absences. 

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Bipolar disorder in the workplace: what do businesses need to be doing?

9 July 2018

Approximately 2 in every 100 people in the UK have bipolar disorder, but bipolar is still considered to be a taboo subject.

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Beyond capability: Why line manager confidence is key to HR transformation

9 July 2018

Successful HR transformation isn’t just about giving your line managers more power. It’s about helping them use it more confidently and consistently.

 

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Are store closures paving the way to a high street transformation?

21 June 2018

It seems like every week another major retailer announces a flurry of impending store closures, with thousands of jobs affected. 
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How to avoid a World Cup own goal this summer

19 June 2018

While we won’t often admit it, many of us have thrown a sickie at some point in our working life. 

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How much staff absence is costing you (and what to do about it)

19 June 2018

You know that staff absence is costly. But how costly? And what can you do to drive those costs down?

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Can HR really lead business transformation?

19 June 2018

We’ve all heard the buzzwords. HR transformation. Mass globalisation. Robotics and AI. The agile HR leader. 
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Q&A: Recruitment and Disability

19 June 2018

Employers can find it difficult to know where to start when recruiting disabled talent.

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Executives must listen to HR on mental health

19 June 2018

Mental ill-health accounts for more sick days than ever before – and 79% of HR professionals believe their senior management underestimates the seriousness of the issue.

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AdviserPlus announces appointment of new Chief Executive

19 June 2018

Leading HR advisory firm AdviserPlus, which provides business improvement, technology and managed service solutions to companies across the UK, has today announced the appointment of Nick Bradley as Chief Executive. 

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AI in the workplace

19 June 2018

Technology is a catalyst for change in HR. From the rise of Artificial Intelligence to the implementation of virtual reality, digital developments are transforming the company culture of the future.

 

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Disability Confident, Reasonable Adjustment & Business Performance

15 June 2018

In the UK, 18% of working age adults have a disability but less than half (47%) of these people are in employment, compared to 84% of non-disabled people

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More work needed to increase awareness of Disability Confident

5 June 2018

Disability Confident is the Government’s flagship scheme to address the significant gap in employment between disabled people and those without a disability or health condition. 

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