The difference between human resources and legal advice

There are many businesses out there that are in need of legal advice but don’t know where to turn. They may have heard of human resources but don’t know the difference between the two. Human resources is a department within a company that is responsible for the recruitment, training, and development of the company’s employees. […]

How to keep your small business compliant with changing HR regulations

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of any economy. They contribute to economic growth and job creation. SMEs also have a big impact on human resources (HR).SMEs typically have limited resources, which means they have to be very strategic about how they use their HR. They need to carefully consider every hire, and […]

Is your absence policy costing you more than it’s worth?

Unauthorised absence from work can be a real problem for employers. It can be costly in terms of lost productivity and can disrupt the smooth running of the workplace. There are a number of things that employers can do to manage unauthorised absence, including:– Having a clear policy in place and communicating this to employees– […]

How do equal employment opportunity laws protect job applicants?

Since the early 1970s, equal employment opportunity laws have been in place to protect job applicants from discrimination in the workplace. These laws prohibit employers from discriminating against applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, or genetic information. By ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, these laws […]

What does Summary dismissal mean? (HR)

Summary dismissal is the termination of an employee’s contract of employment without notice or payment in lieu of notice. The employee is dismissed “without cause” and is not entitled to any severance pay.What is summary dismissal?The term “summary dismissal” is used in human resources to describe the termination of an employee without notice or cause. […]