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The lunchtime lockdown with… Sarah Bunker

As a firm which places Employee Relations (ER) at our heart, we are proud of the amazing team here at esphr. That is why our current employee Q&A seeks to share a little more about […]

The lunchtime lockdown with… John Gillespie

As a firm which places Employee Relations (ER) at our heart, we are proud of the amazing team here at esphr. That is why our current employee Q&A seeks to share a little more about […]

How ER can help you make an impact as an HR leader and better understand your organisation

Whether promoted to a new role or arriving fresh into an organisation as an HR leader, you will likely come bursting with ideas and eager to hit the ground running from day one. However, with […]

Six steps HR leaders can take to communicate organisational goals with their teams

As the lifeblood of many organisations, the HR department has a pivotal role to play in steering your business’s direction, developing its culture, improving infrastructure and operations, and determining how you can better invest in […]

Focus on…Flexible working

Flexible working has never been more relevant than during, and after, the pandemic. Employers had to adapt quickly to enable people to work from home and now that employees have seen it can be done, […]

Employment law and the metaverse

What is the metaverse? The metaverse is a network of connected virtual spaces or “worlds” with a focus on social interaction, often through the use of avatars. Many people will be familiar with the concept […]

The lunchtime lockdown with…Clare Gunnell

As a firm which places Employee Relations (ER) at our heart, we are proud of the amazing team here at esphr. That is why our current employee Q&A seeks to share a little more about […]

Commitment to customer care sees Modern Law Awards shortlist success

While we know that our employee relations (ER) case management technology is industry-leading, we believe it is our unwavering commitment to putting customers first that really makes us stand out from the crowd. So, to […]

We are a Legal Week Innovation Awards 2022 finalist

 celebratory email landed in our inbox recently, announcing that we have been shortlisted in the Legal Week Innovation Awards – for the third time in as many years. Previously a ‘Future of Legal Services Innovation […]

How data is supporting HR leaders to drive meaningful change throughout their organisations

For mid-large sized organisations and their HR departments, having access to advanced technology is no longer a nice-to-have but a must-have. When time is stretched and workloads show no signs of slowing down, the last […]

CEO Pete Byrne leaves esphr after nearly two decades at helm

After 17 years as CEO and founder, Pete Byrne has stepped down from esphr having helped our organisation complete the first phase of the mid-market expansion and successful acquisition by Marlowe plc. Established in 2003 […]

How employers can support autistic employees in the workplace

Television personalities Mel Sykes and Christine McGuinness have both recently been in the news as having been diagnosed as autistic in adulthood. Whilst adult diagnoses can be difficult to get, more people are becoming aware […]

Why a data-driven culture will be the biggest HR and ER trend in 2022

From adopting remote working solutions to migrating to the cloud, during the last two years many organisations have done everything they needed, to maintain some form of ‘business as usual’. For several HR leaders and […]

National Sickie Day and Blue Monday – what can employers do?

January has arrived. The Christmas festivities are over, the new year diet and exercise plans start (and often stumble!) and it can feel like we are all on a huge sugar detox after weeks of […]

5 steps employers can take to reduce workplace stress in 2022

A recent report by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) highlighted that over 800,000 workers have suffered from work related stress and anxiety during the past year. This makes up around 50% of the total number of ill […]