Operational HR

Operational HR

Operational human resources refers to the day-to-day functionality and human transactions in your organisation. These may include vital tasks such as creating/updating policies and procedures, absence management, maternity paternity and flexible working requests, handling disciplinaries and grievances or assisting with performance management. Square Peg HR can support you with all of these day to day…

Retirement

Most employees now have the right to decide at what age they will retire. For most jobs there is no longer a set legal retirement age and employers must not treat an employee unfairly on the basis of their age, their decision to retire or not. An employer must not: treat an employee detrimentally because…

Redundancies

It is never easy having to consider making an employee or employees redundant. The law requires that employers follow a fair procedure and that the need for the redundancy is genuine and not covering up another reason for dismissal. For there to be a redundancy, one of three circumstances must be present: You must have…

Disciplinaries and Grievances

All employers must have in place Discipline and Grievance Procedures which should meet the current ACAS Code of Practice. All employees should be made aware of these policies and procedures and have access to them. Square Peg will help you to draft policies and procedures that are both compliant, meet the needs of your business…

Appraisal and Performance Review

Performance management is a means of getting better results from the organisation, teams and individuals by understanding and managing performance within an agreed framework of planned goals, standards and competence requirements. It’s a process for establishing shared understanding about what is to be achieved; it should be forward looking and developmental. Whether you are looking…

Absence Management

All employers will have staff that are absent from time to time – either short or long term and for a variety of reasons. Employers are required to deal with absences fairly so having a policy in place that sets out the employers’ expectations and ensuring that it is available to all employees is crucial.…