How will GDPR Affect HR?

How will GDPR Affect HR?

With the impending change to data protection law fast approaching, businesses throughout the European Union are working hard to ensure compliance with the number of aspects of the law that are about to change in May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will put great emphasis on data processors and data controllers to share […]

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The Rise in National Minimum Wage for 2018

The Rise in National Minimum Wage for 2018

The National Minimum Wage was first introduced in the UK in 1999, and is the minimum that an employer can pay to staff below the age of 25 (with the National Living Wage covering employees over the age of 25). The rate that a person is entitled to will depend on their age and whether […]

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Staff Squared Refresh

Staff Squared Refresh

We’re excited to announce the first of many upcoming changes and improvements to Staff Squared coming to you in 2018. Time for Change We have been working tirelessly over the previous twelve months to refine the look and feel of Staff Squared. Don’t worry, none of the features you love and the way you get […]

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Making Staff Squared GDPR Compliant

Making Staff Squared GDPR Compliant

As of 25th May 2018, the law surrounding data protection and processing is changing. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European regulation which will apply in all EU member states, and will succeed the Data Protection Act 1998 to bring data into line with previously unforeseen ways in which data is now […]

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GDPR Compliance checklist for small businesses

GDPR Compliance checklist for small businesses

As the implementation date for GDPR gets nearer, it’s vital that you have a plan in place for how you’re going to make sure your business is compliant. It’s no good waiting until the legislation comes into effect and then acting on it – you need to get everything ready now so that you’re compliant […]

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GDPR and Staff Squared

GDPR and Staff Squared

Over the next few months the noise over GDPR will finally reach a crescendo. For the uninitiated, “GDPR” stands for “General Data Protection Regulation” and it goes into effect on May 25th of this year. We’ve documented a full list of questions and answers for how Staff Squared accommodates the changes GDPR legislation brings in […]

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How to Respond to a Subject Access Request

How to Respond to a Subject Access Request

  With the fast approach of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you are most likely overwhelmed by the information you are having to work through to make your business GDPR compliant. You’re probably wondering; what is a subject access request, how do I address it and how does it affect me as a […]

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GDPR – Getting to grips with the new law

GDPR – Getting to grips with the new law

The law surrounding data protection and processing is changing. Are you ready for the new GDPR regulations which are coming into effect as of 25th May 2018? Out with the Old – the Data Protection Act 1998 The current legislation relating to data protection is the Data Protection Act 1998. It is defined on legislation.gov.uk […]

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Why it is important to show appreciation at work

Why it is important to show appreciation at work

On average, people spend more of their time whilst awake at work. With so much of our lives taken up by our jobs, it’s so important to make sure that we’re happy whilst we’re doing it. A happy employee is a mentally healthy employee, who will work harder and be more loyal to the company. […]

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Do staff appraisals work?

Do staff appraisals work?

Staff appraisals are a great way of managing staff morale, helping to develop your workforce and highlight the areas where you have strength in your team but also areas where you may need to fill a gap, either with training or by taking on someone new. But appraisals only work if handled in the right […]

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