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We solve your HR problems.

We are a dedicated team of experienced, qualified HR Consultants. We take away the headache of employment legislation that ties all organisations in knots.

Typically our clients are SMEs based in the South East and East Anglia, although we have many others across the country. We don’t stop them from acting, we enable them to make the practical, commercial decisions that are best for their business.

And we give them the support and the expertise to stay ahead of the HR minefield letting them concentrate on their day job - developing their businesses.

              "We're hands on - you're hands free"


 

“I’ve worked with BackupHR since I took over responsibility for the Trust and wouldn’t consider using anyone else now."

“We think of BackupHR as part of our management team – I value their advice and honesty, and often use them as a sounding board.”

“When HR was given to me to run alongside finance, BackupHR proved absolutely crucial to managing this effectively.”


For more information: Nova Huggins · 07584 482961 · 01480 677980 · info@backuphr.com

Latest News Archive

Top Ten Tips on Preparing your Organisation for Growth
Not many organisations have been immune from redundancies in the past few years and most are staffed by the people who survived the experience, as few employers have been recruiting.
Published Oct 27, 2014 - 03:03 PM
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Relationships at Work
According to a 2002 survey, a quarter of all long-term relationships start at work, which is hardly surprising, given the amount of time we spend there. Recent surveys suggest that 80 per cent of workers view the office as an ideal place to meet their next partner.
Published Oct 17, 2014 - 09:00 AM
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Getting Expenses Right
There are regular surveys about employee attitudes to false expense claims. According to a study conducted by YouGov for Concur, one in five people (18%) believed it is acceptable to fiddle (exaggerate) expenses ‘when an employee works long hours but isn’t paid any overtime’.
Published Oct 15, 2014 - 09:00 AM
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Employment Tribunal Numbers Down
Employment tribunal receipts continue to record a dramatic year-on-year decline, according to the latest round of quarterly statistics from the Ministry of Justice.
Published Oct 13, 2014 - 03:18 PM
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Purposeful Meetings - January & February 2015

Purposeful Meetings


Managers spend a lot of time in meetings with their employees; whether the time is well-spent is often questionable, particularly if there are no clear outcomes, or successful conclusion, to the matters discussed. This course will help Managers at all levels, and Supervisors/Team Leaders to hold meetings with more purpose, so that better outcomes are achieved.
Published Oct 03, 2014 - 02:49 PM
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Reserve Forces and Changes to payment to Employers
The Reserve Forces (Payments to Employers and Partners) Regulations 2014 have been published and come into force on 1st October 2014.
Published Sep 19, 2014 - 06:30 PM
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Flexible Working - New Legislation from 30th June 2014

Flexible Working - New Legislation from 30th June 2014

The right to request flexible working is currently linked to carer responsibilities, including parents of young children, disabled children and adults in need of care. Many clients will have received requests from employees for flexible working before and will therefore be familiar with the current statutory procedure for handling flexible working requests.
Published Sep 18, 2014 - 04:15 PM
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Preventing Illegal Working

Preventing Illegal Working

The Immigration Bill 2014 was given royal assent on the 14th May. Changes affecting employers, which took effect on 16 May, increased the maximum penalty for employing someone who does not have the right to work in the UK to £20,000 and introduced revisions to the rules on documents checks.
Published Sep 18, 2014 - 04:10 PM
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The New ACAS Early Conciliation Service

The New ACAS Early Conciliation Service

On 6th April 2014, ACAS launched its 'Early Conciliation' service, to seek to reduce still further the burden to employers and the Tribunal Service of claims from employees and ex-employees.
Published Sep 18, 2014 - 04:05 PM
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Ice Bucket Challenge at Work leads to Dismissal
It was reported recently that a man was dismissed for taking the ice bucket challenge at work. For those few of you who have managed to miss it; it is the craze that has seen millions of people across the globe, including many celebrities; pour ice-filled buckets of water over themselves to raise awareness and funds for motor neurone disease and subsequently, other charities.
Published Sep 09, 2014 - 04:19 PM
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