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Many people think Employee Relations (ER) software and HR software are one and the same thing. In fact, some senior Human Resources professionals – including those who are extremely familiar with the mature HR software market – would question what ER technology even is? But delve a little deeper...
2nd Sep 2020 by Peter Byrne in Insight
As a busy HR professional, you will be typically be tackling manually intensive spreadsheets to try and keep track of ER case activity, battling with rising and complex Employee Relations (ER) caseloads, and tasked with tracking, analysing and reporting on any ER issues that may arise...
20th Aug 2020 by in Insight
One of the huge business impacts following the COVID-19 crisis has been how many employees are now operating remotely – and how workplaces have had to swiftly adapt. ESP Law director, Sarah Dillon, explains the challenges and opportunities that modern-day teams now face…
13th Aug 2020 by Sarah Dillon in Insight
The HR software industry represents a vast and crowded global marketplace reportedly worth an estimated $10bn. But in such a busy environment, why does Employee Relations (ER) rarely appear in vendors’ suites of modules? What is the cost of this staggering market gap and why is change now...
29th Jul 2020 by Peter Byrne in Insight
The Coronavirus outbreak has proved to be an historic moment in time across the world. For businesses, it has created serious challenges to livelihoods, without discrimination. As leaders begin to pick up the pieces, organisations are being tasked to also look ahead at what a ‘new normal’ may...
22nd Jul 2020 by Peter Byrne in Insight
We have provided UK businesses with more than 800 hours of employer-based advice in March – a 60% increase compared to time logged in the same month last year.
23rd Apr 2020 by Kerry Byrne in ESP News
When the time comes to consider specialist legal support for workplace issues, organisations must have all the critical information straight away – especially the costs.
23rd Jan 2020 by in Insight
We caught up with our amazing Head of HR Systems and HR consultancy guru, Teresa Riley, to ask her all about life at ESPHR.
17th Sep 2019 by in ESP News
We are incredibly proud to have launched a cloud-based case management solution to help HR and ER professionals manage increased workloads and complex employment law issues.
11th Jul 2019 by Kerry Byrne in ESP News
We are pleased to display the new Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) digital badge on our website - proving that, like other UK law firms, we are regulated. But what do you need to know?
24th Jun 2019 by Kerry Byrne in ESP News
One of the things the HR industry doesn’t suffer from is a lack of information. Access to high quality resources, articles and features for just about any subject is at our fingertips. The only problem is it can be a little overwhelming with the sheer volume of content passing your eyes...
22nd Jan 2018 by in Insight
Taking ownership of intellectual property (IP) is of critical importance for businesses in circumstances where that business wants to ensure that it alone has the right to use that IP, and that the value of that IP sits on its balance sheet, as an asset of the business. However, the law does not...
29th Nov 2017 by in Legal Updates
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