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In HR, it’s all systems go and you probably don’t get much time to stop and look around at what’s going on outside of your own organisation. But sometimes it’s worth a little nosey to find out what other HR teams are up to...
27th Oct 2016 by in Insight
This Thursday 20th October, we’ll be dressing up to the nines and making our way to the Hilton Park Lane for The Law Society Excellence Awards 2016...
14th Oct 2016 by Peter Byrne in ESP News
Do you subscribe to online employment law resources? These ‘do it yourself’ resources have long been championed in the HR world as a way to supplement your own legal knowledge and ensure your HR department is right up to date with the law.
7th Oct 2016 by in Insight
When you've done something in a particular way for years, how do you respond when something that promises to be better comes along? Especially when everyone around you sticks to the old way...
16th Sep 2016 by in Insight
Over recent months there has been a lot of discussion in the courts and in the press surrounding holiday pay calculations. In this blog we look at basics of holiday entitlement and the recent rulings which has changed how holiday pay needs to be calculated.
12th Sep 2016 by in Legal Updates
Two recent decisions emphasise the importance of protecting your position while negotiating exits. Don’t open yourself up to significant costs by assuming that an agreement will be reached...
7th Sep 2016 by in Legal Updates
You rely on your law firm to provide good quality, appropriate and (hopefully!) commercial specialist employment law advice. However, if you’re currently not using a law firm or are looking to change provider there are a few pitfalls to avoid...
2nd Sep 2016 by in Insight
So you want to leave a legacy. Of course you do; it’s what being a visionary HR leader is all about. But it can sometimes be unclear where to focus your attention when you oversee a department as multi-faceted as HR...
19th Aug 2016 by Peter Byrne in Insight
Your HR team has most likely relied on employment law advice from a traditional law firm forever and a day. Most companies have...
12th Aug 2016 by Peter Byrne in Insight
There’s nothing quite as frustrating, is there? Especially if you’re made to feel small about it. Humiliated. When you’ve had a light bulb moment, raised your hand and suggested an idea that will undoubtedly help not just your HR department, but your organisation, too.
5th Aug 2016 by Peter Byrne in Insight
We are thrilled to announce that ESP has been shortlisted in The Law Society Excellence Awards 2016 in the Excellence in Client Service category.
3rd Aug 2016 by in ESP News
For centuries, the legal industry business model has been set in stone. So, too, has your HR team’s relationship with your employment lawyer...
29th Jul 2016 by in Insight
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