5 Reasons to Invest in Staff Training

As headlines report of an impending UK skills shortage, we look at why it is so important to set aside a little something in the budget for your own staff development and training.

We know smaller businesses can fear investment in training, the cost can be difficult to justify but in reality, spending a little on training is […]

Fit Notes – The Basics

Our lovely clients regularly ask us for support on managing sickness and absence and more recently we have been asked for support with the management of Fit Notes and how to provide adjustments where this is recommended as part of the fit note advice. To help, we have produced a Fit Note Fact […]

Free Training for Cumbrian Businesses!

Currently, there is funding available via The Edge funding stream in Cumbria for FREE Institute of Leadership and Management Level qualifications at both Level 3 and 5.

Businesses with less than 249 employees based in Cumbria are eligible for the FREE level 3 qualification
Businesses with less than 49 employees based in Cumbria are eligible for […]

Zero Hours Contracts May 2015 – Davidson HR

There have been two key changes to employment law with effect from 26th May 2015 regarding zero hour contacts and national minimum wage.  These are enforced under The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.


If minimum wage is breached, the maximum financial penalty has increased to £20,000 per worker.


Exclusivity clauses for […]

HR Blogging – Hello World

OK, so blogging is all new fangled to me.  But I’m determined to keep you updated on my HR travels and important changes to employment legislation to make sure that you’re up to date and equipped for the people matters in your business.

This first post concentrates on the value of HR which fundamentally is […]

Hello world!

This our first blog post!!!