Rest periods at work – the basics

Rest periods at work – the basics

Most managers know that staff are entitled to time off work, but understanding exactly what the rules are can get confusing. With that in mind, here are the basics around rest periods for your employees. Importance of rest As well being a legal entitlement, making...
Managing a successful shift system

Managing a successful shift system

When managing a shift system there are a variety of factors to consider in order to ensure things run smoothly and staff are productive and happy. Much of this centres around health and safety, but there are also management issues to consider. Here are some key...
Changing hours of work in your business

Changing hours of work in your business

Many small businesses have fluctuating needs from staff, peak and off-peak periods, and less room to accommodate downtime in staff hours, and therefore need or want the flexibility to vary employees’ hours, either permanently or temporarily. But it’s not necessarily...