In July, the current rights for employees who make a flexible working request are changing. At FPM, we've broken down what this means for you.
The FPM HR helpline sees hundreds of queries each year from practice manager members, some common and some not so common. In this third part of our new series of articles, our HR expert Ciara Burns looks at work social events.
The FPM HR helpline sees hundreds of queries each year from practice manager members, some common and some not so common. In this second part of our new series of articles, our HR expert Ciara Burns looks at the subject of Contracts of Employment.
FPM HR expert Ciara Burns looks at the subject of giving employee references, and advises what the best approach is when providing references, how you can avoid potential risks and claims, and what we can learn from previous caselaw.
Pay rises can make or break staff retention rates, but many employers do not know what the best way is to handle staff pay increases.
Giving a voice to your employees is one of the most powerful things a manager can do. It's an underutilised tool available to all practice managers, so we explore what it is, how you can use it and the benefits that it can bring to your staff.
Our HR advisor tackles some frequently asked questions around employee consultations - when are they useful, what can they achieve, and how should they be carried out?
HR Helpline always gets busy in January with Practice Managers asking for help working out their part-time employees’ annual leave and bank holiday entitlement, so we thought we’d try to help.
Managing staff can be both rewarding and painful. Sometimes it can be downright strange! We asked some of our members to tell us about the strangest HR incidents they’ve had to deal with and got some very interesting responses. Here are some of our favourites!