All items: Special employee categories

  • How employers can break the re-offending cycle

    13 September 2016

    Young entrepreneur Jacob Hill has just launched Offploy, which guides businesses through the HR, legal and ethical minefield associated with ex-offender employment. He considers the role that employers can play in rehabilitation and the challenges that need to be overcome to give ex-offenders a second chance.

  • Mindset and match: recruiting millennials is about more than speed

    8 August 2016

    Speeding up recruitment processes may appease some applicants, but it will not get to the heart of why some employers are failing to attract millennials. Tim Drake looks at assessing the mindset of candidates.

  • Why HR should embrace the gig economy

    19 July 2016

    Acuity Coaching's Simon Coops feels the gig economy has been heralded by a host of emerging online platforms and HR should tap into the opportunities it offers for harnessing talent and competitive advantage.

  • UK Border Agency compliance inspection visits: top 10 tips for tier 2 sponsors

    26 February 2013

    Solicitor Nisha Patel sets out some practical tips for tier 2 sponsors to follow before and during an inspection visit.

  • How maternity coaching can attract and retain female talent

    11 January 2012

    Targeted coaching for mothers can ensure a smooth return to work after maternity leave, and help employers attract and retain valued female employees. XpertHR examines this rising trend and looks at what is on offer to help support new fathers.

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Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to the recruitment and retention of special categories of employee.