30
Apr2020

The End of the Beginning

Margery has put together some reflections following our latest Webinar to help you in thinking of the best strategies you can implement which encourages your team in taking the initiative and developing a sense of team cohesion and purpose.

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26
Mar2020

How to Successfully Lead your Team in Challenging Times

Never in our lifetime have so many been faced with such difficult decisions and challenges, as a leader of a family, a business, an organisation. The successful outcome of your business and the wellbeing of your team is reliant on your leadership skills which are really being put to the test at this time. Read more

20
Mar2020

How to Manage and Support Your Team in the Current Climate

There are many challenges facing businesses at this time. Two of those key challenges are the sustainability and resilience of your business and secondly, how you manage and support your team in the current climate. With schools closing, people working from home juggling work and childcare how we work, communicate and do business going forwards will change.

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20
Mar2020

Schools Closed, Juggling Home Working and Childcare – How Will Your Team Cope?

So, we know now that schools will close. The uncertainty on that decision is over but what about the dilemmas that parents now face about the supervision, care and education of their children. How they will balance this with the demands of work? What other support may have to be put in place, if they are unable to rely upon grandparents and other family members who may be vulnerable?

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17
Feb2020

Reflecting on Mental Health in the Workplace Seminars

Gravitate HR held three consecutive seminars last week in Falkirk, Edinburgh and Glasgow on Mental Health in the Workplace. We were joined by Marianne McJannett, an Employment Lawyer at TC Young.

The seminars focused on looking at how we build resilient workplaces that empower staff and promote wellness. The sessions were fully interactive, making use of Vevox and asking our delegates key questions about Mental Health in the Workplace.

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30
Jan2020

Mental Health in the Workplace

What The Statistics Tell Us…

With almost 1 in 3 individuals having experienced some form of mental health issue(s) during employment, it may come as no surprise that mental ill-health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK. With an average cost of £1300 per employee per year whose mental health goes unsupported, and a total of 12.8 million days lost in 2018-2019 because of work-related stress, depression and anxiety, there is evidently an ever-increasing need for employers to make mental health their number one organisational priority.

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30
Aug2019

EU Settlement Scheme

Whilst the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the extension of Article 50 until 31st October 2019 can make workforce planning difficult, employers should use this time judiciously. Organisations cannot only undertake contingency planning, but begin discussing EU Settlement applications with employees who are EU Nationals. By doing so, this will give your business and your employees the best chance at successfully navigating through Brexit and beyond.

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28
Jun2019

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Have a read of our latest Summer 2019 Newsletter. In this edition we cover:

  • Team Updates
  • New Blog Posts
  • Gravitate HR E-Learning
  • Employment Law Round-Up
  • HR Quiz

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07
Jun2019

My Second Week at Gravitate HR

Anna, our HR Assistant in the Edinburgh Office, gives us an update on her Second Week at Gravitate HR.
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31
May2019

My First Week at Gravitate

Our newest colleague in Edinburgh, Anna, reflects on her first week at Gravitate.

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