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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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Product Update January ’18

Product Update January ’18

Happy New Year! You may have noticed we had a quiet 2017, and didn’t put out as many updates as you may have become accustomed to. That’s because we’ve undertaken huge amount of preparatory work for all the amazing enhancements you can expect form Staff Squared in 2018. The list of improvements we can now […]

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How to minimise workplace negativity

How to minimise workplace negativity

Whether it’s one disruptive voice amongst the masses, or a group of disengaged employees who are unsettling the wider team, negativity in the workplace can cause serious issues if it’s not addressed. Letting any negativity fester will only mean that it’ll eventually spread amongst your workforce, causes problems with morale and productivity that could ultimately […]

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Employee recruitment strategies

Employee recruitment strategies

As your business succeeds and grows, you need to make sure your team grows with it. Making sure that there’s enough people on your team to handle the increase in workload is vital for maintaining that upward trajectory, and for keeping the morale of your team high. But hiring new employees can be a tough […]

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Partner Portal Update

Partner Portal Update

With our latest development release, we have completely overhauled our partner portal design and functionality. Let’s take a look! NEW! Brand new design The overhaul in design brings a fresher, more professional feel to the part portal. Also, you are now able to track how many live, trail, expired trial and lost live accounts you […]

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The effect of Brexit on small businesses

The effect of Brexit on small businesses

The definitive effect that Brexit is going to have on Great Britain and its businesses – of all sizes – isn’t known. Right now, it depends on who you ask. Generally (and there really is no hard dividing line), the left-leaning media tend to have a more pessimistic view, whereas the right offer a more […]

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Are employees entitled to free eye tests?

Are employees entitled to free eye tests?

If you don’t know the law on eye tests for employees, it can be a little confusing. But it’s vital you understand your responsibilities as an employer, so use this guide to learn more about the laws on eye tests, payment and also contributions towards glasses. Eye test entitlement So are all employees entitled to […]

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