Category Archives: Blog

Zero hours contracts: are they all bad?

The area of employment law that most commentators have been focusing on recently, as well as the numerous employment law changes that have been coming into force over the last few months, is zero-hours contracts.

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The false economy of neglecting Human Resources

In some companies, HR can be seen as an add-on as opposed to integral function of an organisation. There are two obvious reasons for this; firstly, HR doesn’t always offer the same kind of excitement or glamour as something like
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organic hr’s seminars, surgeries and services

Having good HR practices is is vital to the effective running of any modern business, so from time to time we’re pleased to offer free seminars and HR surgeries, online guides, and a free HR health check worth £75 To
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How to reduce staff absence in the workplace

Figures released by Price Waterhouse Coopers last week suggest that sickness absence is costing the UK economy around £29 billion a year.

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Hot weather and the workplace

The current heat wave in the UK will be a cause for celebration for some, and reason to despair for others, but sun-worshipper or not, the rarity of this warm weather brings some considerations for managers in the workplace.

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Understanding organisational culture

There are lots of things business leaders need to consider when they’re starting a company and keeping it on track. Finances, sales and operational issues are some that first spring to mind; suffice to say ‘business culture’ – or ‘organisational
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Our HR packages

These HR ‘packages’ are a series of tailor-made packages each of which deal with a specific challenge that organisations can often face with their people.

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How does the grievance process work?

Unfortunately there may come in time in an individual’s working life that they have to be involved in a grievance – technically a statement of complaint about a perceived wrongdoing or unfairness; in terms of the workplace this usually translates
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How can psychometrics help my organisation?

At organic hr we use a wide-range of psychometric tools – basically measures that look at different people’s behavioural traits – to help us with the advice we give to organisations. These aren’t used to in a way that suggests
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How does workplace mediation work?

Following the introduction of our workplace mediation service in April, we thought it might be a good idea to explain what exactly workplace mediation is, and how it can help businesses with their human resources issues.

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