HR DEPT- People Matter 2021

Undercover boss and employee surveillance

Did the return of Undercover Boss this summer get you thinking about going incognito to see what staff are really up to? As employees are asked to work from home once again, some employers are seeking employee surveillance software.

Is employee surveillance a good idea?


The giving season

Many companies know that as well as the much-needed support which goes to charities, team fundraising is indirectly good for business too.

Read on to find out more about fundraising at work.


Let there be light

Christmas lights may warm the cockles of our hearts, but how about the more mundane lighting that illuminates your workplace or home office?

Find out how lighting can impact work


The right to disconnect

Right to disconnect legislation is sweeping across Europe, but what is the status in the UK?

See more on the right to disconnect


What does Acas say about “fire and rehire”?

In an effort to try and avoid making redundancies, some employers followed processes that amount to employees being fired and rehired.

Read the latest guidance from Acas


Cheese please!

Has the season of giving got you thinking about how you can introduce new employee benefits to reward employees for their hard work?

Nothing can get cheddar than this