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How to avoid your Christmas party going HaYwire

How to avoid your Christmas party going HaYwire

We’re certainly on our way towards Christmas! If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to start planning the end of year work party. Teams are always keen to get festive and social with their colleagues, it’s a great way to have a lot of fun with the people you have worked hard with all year long…. But what if it all goes hAyWiRe and you are left with an awkward situation to manage?? What to do?? As an employer there are steps you can take to minimise any impact on your business and ensure everyone experiences a safe environment.

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Making the most of your December!

Making the most of your December!

December can be a really busy month both professionally and personally. We know our calendars are already filling up with end of year celebrations, school events and festive season plans.  Amongst all that chaos it can be hard to figure out how to make the most out of your December at work.

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2023 Business XCellence Awards

2023 Business XCellence Awards

We are delighted to announce our recent win at the 2023 Business xCellence Awards! Impact HR was recognised above all others in the HR Services category as the business which delivers excellence! 

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Spark Festival 2023

Spark Festival 2023

Join our very own Nikki Johnson at SPARK 2023 for one of our most requested workshops: ‘Conversations not Confrontations’. This session will give you the foundations to have those difficult conversations and create your vision. It will provide you with the skills and confidence to stop avoiding the conversations that matter and start moving the dial on your business.

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From chaos to calm

From chaos to calm

And here we are again… we’re on the downhill run and the end of the year will be here before we know it. As we approach the end of 2023 it’s time to think back at your year, did it go as you thought it would? Is there anything you would change? It’s time to look at your systems and frameworks to make sure they are what they need to be and make sure they still serve you.

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Creating bonus guidelines

Creating bonus guidelines

Guidelines for employee bonus payments establish clear and fair criteria for determining when and how bonuses are awarded to the team. These guidelines help align employee performance with company objectives, company values, motivate the team and provide transparency. Guidelines ensure that bonuses are distributed equitably based on predetermined factors such as individual or team achievements, company profits or other measurable goals to avoid the risk of discrimination claims.

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Navigating apprenticeship employer obligations

Navigating apprenticeship employer obligations

Hiring an apprentice can be a great investment for your business, providing individuals with hands-on experience and practical skills and an opportunity for you to guide and mentor the next generation of workers.
It is also an important decision that comes with responsibilities. Here are some points to assist you in understanding your employer obligations to ensure a successful opportunity for both you and the apprentice.

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What to consider when employing junior team members

What to consider when employing junior team members

The obligations related to hiring junior level employees has been a relevant topic in the media this year due to several high-profile breaches. Here at Impact HR, we understand the importance of paying fairly and equitably whilst also creating a safe and supportive work environment for your team.

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