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Filling Skill Gaps in Your Team When Recruiting

By RITEQ Insights

For every job, there is a particular skill set required to successfully complete it. These competencies need to be identified prior to the recruiting process to ensure new employees fit the desired role, to both maintain and develop the business. A skills gap within a company can lead to unhappiness among other staff and jobs […]

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Should All Your Employees Have to Book Holidays at the Beginning of the Year?

By RITEQ Insights

If there is one issue that causes confusion within a workplace, it is booking holidays. Whether it is because employees can’t get the time they want, because someone else got in first or because company policy prevents it, the life of a manager is often made much more difficult due to the topic of holidays. […]

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What does the new gender pay gap legislation mean for you?

By RITEQ Insights

The gender pay gap has been a recurring issue in the business industry, with reports suggesting that women earn up to 18% less than men on average. Not just this, but the pay gap seems to widen for women who are also mothers, for up to 12 years after the birth of their first child. […]

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How can I let my employees choose their shifts online?

By RITEQ Insights

There are many reasons that employees leave a job and some of them are beyond the control of an employer but one of the top reasons cited is something that employers can manage better – shift patterns. Complaints range from no extra shifts, unfair allocation of extra shifts to short notice about shift changes and […]

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How to improve employee retention

By RITEQ Insights

If employee retention isn’t something you or your company is thinking about then it definitely should be. According to studies, a company can spend on average about one-fifth of the salary of the employee who has left on finding, hiring and training a replacement, which can be avoided by implementing simple measures to keep your […]

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Communicating with your employees about their poor attendance

By RITEQ Insights

Poor attendance can be extremely detrimental to a business, causing interruptions and unnecessary expense. Some employees may genuinely be off work because of sickness, stress or adverse circumstances, but others may be playing the system. Take Bob in accounts, who frequently has a bout of flu on a Friday or a Monday but doesn’t look […]

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How does ESS help improve communication?

By RITEQ Insights

Employee Self Service (ESS) is a mobile and web application which links directly to a WFM application database seamlessly and in real time. Incorporating a wide array of functionality, an ESS app is designed to deliver significant productivity gains for your business by reducing the administrative burden of essential workforce communications. The simplest way to […]

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Is your business aware of changes to the Salary Sacrifice Scheme?

By RITEQ Insights

Part one of the Salary Sacrifice Scheme changes announced in the Autumn Statement last November are fast approaching. With major modifications meaning employers may need to reassess the way they offer employee perks and benefits, it is well worth HR departments familiarising themselves with the changes to the schemes and how they will effect budgeting […]

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Do you know how many breaks your employees are legally entitled to?

By RITEQ Insights

The number of breaks your employees are entitled to by law while working for you depends on a number of factors, including age and hours of work.  Ensure you are fully compliant by familiarising yourself with the points below regarding rest breaks at work and when and how many your employees require.

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