Blog & HR News

At Practical HR, we like to keep our clients as informed as possible. One way in which we do this is by posting regular news articles highlighting what we think might be of interest to you. Here you can find information and updates relating to HR and employment law.

Employees are entitled to take areasonable amount of unpaid time off work to deal with certain emergency and unexpected situations ...
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Getting your Team to take the pressure off you
The biggest factor causing owners of SMB (small and medium sized businesses) stress I come across is caused by time ...
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Why is it important to get a Reference for a new employee?
I often get calls from Clients wanting advice on their options with new employees that are not working out for ...
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Addressing stroppy or difficult Employees
It's the time of year we all make resolutions on how we are going to do things differently.  This is ...
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Increases to statutory rates (including National Minimum Wage) from April 2017
It has been confirmed that the statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick ...
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How to fall back in love with your Business
Over the last ten years working with and advising successful business owners I have found that a common feeling is ...
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