Court rulings on 0-Hours

On 19 February 2021 the Supreme Court decided that under UK employment law, Uber drivers were indeed classified as ‘workers’, who were therefore entitled to work benefits such as paid holiday, pension contributions and to receive the minimum wage. advo’s HR experts...

Stress Awareness: The benefits

April is the national month of Stress Awareness. It is known that stress is a physical response to a situation in which our bodies switch to a ‘fight or flight’ mode, which in turn releases hormones and chemicals to prepare the body for physical action. advo hr looks...

Roadmap out of Lockdown

advo hr looks look at the government’s roadmap out of lockdown with the key dates and employer advice. On 22 February 2021, the government unveiled their road map towards the lifting of lockdown restrictions in England. This roadmap has the caveat of caution but has...

The moral & business case for employee financial wellbeing

The CIPD is calling on employers to recognise both the moral and business case for taking more responsibility for their employees’ financial wellbeing as research reveals that half of employers don’t have a financial wellbeing policy, despite financial impact of...

Reviewing your remote onboarding/induction

advo hr’s Caroline Mayoh takes a closer look at the restraints and new challenges that need to be overcome when onboarding new staff during the pandemic. Carline Mayo, advo hr During the pandemic and lockdown many organisations have recruited new...

Supporting your people

A quarter of staff have disclosed that their mental health has deteriorated during pandemic with one in five struggling to cope with the lockdown restrictions. The new research*,undertaken during January 2021, confirms much of what was suspected in that that a large...