Tag: HR

Coronavirus: our advice to employers

Partner and Head of Employment, Mark Fellows, recently spoke on BBC3 Counties Radio about how employers can take steps now to mitigate risks against Coronavirus (Covid-19), you can listen by clicking here (skip to 2:10:30 to hear Mark’s 5 minute slot). With the number of people infected with Coronavirus in the UK on the increase, …

International Women’s Day #EachforEqual

International Womens Day, although an important focal point for the movement of women’s rights, has evolved to become a more all-encompassing standpoint and reflective of the need and want for a completely equal society. Given my role at Sherrards as a Partner in the Employment team and as Head of HR, I am interested (naturally) …

A Touchy Subject… Top Five Tips for Dealing With Sexual Harassment Complaints

I was at a networking event the other night and the hot topic of conversation amongst the guests was the allegations that have been made against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein. Everyone agreed that, if the allegations are true, his behaviour was heinous and entirely unacceptable. He was a man in a position of power, who …

Merry Christmas, One and All?

Christmas is nearly upon us and, in time-honoured tradition, festivities are taking place in most workplaces, including office parties, Secret Santa presents and gifts from suppliers. Generally, the season passes by in a blur of tinsel and mince pies, without any incident or complaint … at which point, HR professionals across the country breathe a …