Downsides of Remote Working

Downsides of remote working

Remote working – the downsides Everyone is spending so much time extolling the virtues of  remote/home working and let’s be clear – it is great and has massive advantages. But, the debate must be balanced – there are downsides to remote working. What are some of the possible drawbacks of remote/home working? Learning and development challenges […]

Covid-19 Relaxation in the Workplace

Covid 19 Restrictions

“I’ve not had a day off sick in 20 years……!” How many times have you heard employees say that they haven’t had a day off sick for 20 years? There is a perception that it is said in such a way that we are meant to be very impressed and they deserve a medal but […]

What is HR Support?

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Our message at AB HR Solutions is simple – we provide HR Support to business. But what does this mean? It does NOT mean that we become your out-sourced HR Department. Our value added model provides HR Support to businesses – often SMEs – who are not large enough to need a dedicated HR team […]

The Menopause in the Workplace

Menopause in the workplace

The menopause is not the “taboo” subject that it used to be but there is a strong argument to say that employers must do more in the workplace and acknowledge the way in which its symptoms impact women at work. Many large corporate businesses have embraced this subject and put policies and processes in place […]

Commonly asked questions about Flexible Working

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There has been considerable talk about flexible and home working for many years but Coronavirus has brought this subject into sharp focus with hundreds of thousands of people either working flexibly or from home over the last 12 months. What do we mean by flexible working? Flexible working is a pattern of work or specific […]

Working Flexibly – not a statutory right

Flexible Working

Coronavirus has changed the way we work and millions of people have been working flexibly or working from home over the last few months. Job roles that we probably never thought would lend themselves to working flexibly and/or at home have been done very successfully away from the office core hours. For years, we have […]