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Office Love? HR’s role in office relationships…

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Office love - office love relationships What can employers/HR do about office relationships? Office relationships can present a minefield within organisations. Employers are likely to fear becoming liable when something goes wrong and, in America, the introduction of ‘Love Contracts’ deals with the potential fallout whilst some UK companies have banned inter-office romances completely. A 2011… Read more
February 10, 2017 |

Yorkshire’s young tech entrepreneur who is leading an education revolution

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Jaames Gupta from Synap App We recently had the chance to talk to James Gupta, one of Yorkshire’s most innovative and successful young tech entrepreneurs. James is the brains behind Synap; a fast-growing online education platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help students learn more in less time. Since Synap was launched in 2015,… Read more
January 23, 2017 |

Skills, not technology, is key to the success of smart cities

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The development of the smart city is an important element in ensuring the sustainable urbanisation of the world. But for this to happen, more focus is needed on strengthening accounting, financial management and governance, over and above just focusing on technology, according to a new report by ACCA (the Association… Read more
December 14, 2016 |

Peter Done managing director of Peninsula comments on the 7 key employment law issues for 2017

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The past 12 months has brought forth a number of challenges for business owners and managers across the North West, Yorkshire and throughout the UK. Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the on-going uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum. With this in mind, in order to ensure… Read more
December 12, 2016 |

Employment Law expert asks: “Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?”

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Ian Dawson, Head of Employment at top corporate solicitors Shulmans LLP, asks if the pitfalls of the office festive celebrations are worth the potential legal hassle The office Christmas party is usually considered to be one of the highlights of the corporate year, but top Employment law expert Ian Dawson… Read more
December 8, 2016 |

7 tips for CEOs during crisis interviews

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When a business hits a crisis, your brand, reputation and profitability are all usually on the line. It’s at this point that the CEO’s get moved to the front line with the microphones and cameras. Here, the team at Broadcast Media Services have put together 7 Top Tips for surviving… Read more
October 31, 2016 |

What does the employment status mean?

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Alan Price from Peninsula Group HR specialists comments on what does the employment status mean? Average wages for self-employed workers are lower than in 1994-95, researchers say. Employment status has become a long running issue in the papers and the courts due to increasing incidences of major companies – from… Read more
October 19, 2016 |
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