Legal & HR

Latest legal and human resources features from Brand Yorkshire

Thursday, 27 March 2014 14:22

Seeking and retaining the top talent

Julie Pickersgill, operations director of Harrogate based Advanced Digital Dynamics shares her insights on seeking and retaining top talent.
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 11:15

Make some New Year HR resolutions deal with employment niggles and start the year making Employment and HR matters easier to handle.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 14:20

Safeguarding against workplace dishonesty

Thankfully the vast majority of employees are honest, but regrettably there is always the risk of someone acting dishonestly. Julie Sykes offers some top tips to reduce the potential risks.
Monday, 03 June 2013 15:01

Top tips for trading on the net

Kim Highley of Virtuoso Legal highlights nine top tips that you should be aware of when trading on the internet in order to stay on the right side of the law and maintain consumer goodwill.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 13:55

To contract or not to contract?

Many smaller organisations question the need to have contracts of employment and policies and procedures for their staff – after all, it’s a cost to the business and sometimes difficult to see the benefit, says HR practitioner Susan Clarkson.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 10:11

The key to keeping your staff happy

Even if you’re an established business with many years’ of experience behind you, your staff still present your biggest challenge.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 12:22

HR: inconvenient or invaluable?

For many companies, HR means employment contracts and health and safety policies and often not much more.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 09:08

Peace in our time

A recent survey on workplace mediation showed that 75% of respondents considered mediation to be the most effective approach to resolving conflict in the workplace. Suzie Bogle explains why...
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 08:25

Data protection - your responsibilities

With its new powers of prosecution, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is becoming a beast to be reckoned with says David Taylor.
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 16:41

Stop surviving and start growing

Having the right people in the right jobs has never been more important but, when resources are tight, a different spin on resourcing is called for, explains Karen Smith.
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 16:36

Is your business family happy?

We spend so much time with our staff that for many business owners they are like your alternative family.
Monday, 21 January 2013 11:18

How an EAP can help your business

All businesses know that happy, positive staff makes for a more productive workforce. The cost of stress on business is well documented and in our current period of economic gloom, job insecurity and spending cuts, issues like absenteeism and presenteeism are hot HR topics.
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