Employment and HR

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Management Strategies: Organisational Change in a (Post-) Pandemic World

24th May '21

    Author: Paul Middlemast, Chartered HR Practitioner   Management Strategies: Organisational Change in a (Post-) Pandemic World   There is no returning to normal post-pandemic. But there is a path forward: by embedding new ways of working post-pandemic.   After some 18 months of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread lockdown, we […]

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3rd Jun '20

Outsourcing is one manifestation of the transforming shape of HR and, in particular, the increasing demands being placed upon the management of people and the function of HR. Therefore, it is important to review thoroughly the costs and benefits (financial, non-financial and available skills) of outsourcing. Time needs to be spent ensuring HR and line managers have the right skill sets and competencies to operate is critical. This Blogs sets out what is HR outsourcing and the pros and cons of using outsourced organisation or remaining with an in-house provision.

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Flexible Working: the business benefits and best practice

7th Jun '18

Paul Middlemast, chartered HR consultant; principal of Osprey hrc has written this blog introducing a flexible working and homeworking policy(s) and how it can benefit you as well as your employees. Flexible working: business benefits Many employers believe that promoting flexible working makes good business sense and brings the following improvements. Below is a brief […]

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The Importance of HR Policies and Practices

9th Jan '18

The Importance of an HR Policies & Practices Just like societies need laws to create order and common understandings, organisations need policies. Often, when businesses start small, they leave things loose and create rules as they go. However, there comes a point when an organisation needs to coordinate among its members and provide itself with […]

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