How HR Consultancy Services Can Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing

When you think of HR or HR consultancy services, your opinion may be influenced by many pieces of popular media. There is no denying the fact that HR is crucial to any business. It is key for ensuring the ‘human’ part of your business is working properly and protected.

A Look Back At 2018

Last year was pretty eventful. There was a Royal Wedding, England made it into the Semi-Finals of the World Cup, the Spice Girls reunited, Brexit continued to happen – and that’s only the half of it.Guardian Support had a busy 2018 too and we want to take a look back at some of the highlights […]

Why Your Growing Business Needs HR Services in Birmingham

Birmingham is a growing city, employing over 100,000 people across a range of industries. The developing city contributes billions of pounds to the national economy. Birmingham offers the perfect breeding ground for small and medium sized businesses, with over 964 businesses in the west midlands registered at the start of 2017. These growing businesses often […]

How To Switch Off Over Christmas

As an employer or business owner, you may often find yourself struggling to balance work and home life which can have a detrimental effect on your mental health.This can worsen over the Christmas period as you find that most of your employees are away or sick, or you may even have an office closure for […]

What to Expect from Your Health and Safety Consultants

Being safe at work is a fundamental principle to both employers and employees. Health and safety in the workplace shouldn’t be taken lightly, it is the employer’s responsibility to provide information and training to employees about safety requirements and risks involved at work. No matter what size the organisation, it is vital they have the […]

Winter Weather: How to Keep Employees Safe When It Snows

As the temperature drops day by day it is only a matter of time before we start to see heavy snowfall in the UK and, if last year is anything to go by, it could cause a major disruption to our working lives. Unlike other countries around the world that have regular heavy snowfall and […]

‘Tis the season to be jolly…

The work Christmas party has built itself a bit of a reputation over the years for being a wild night of drunken arguments, embarrassing dance numbers and regrettable photocopier incidents. As your employees and managers all gather together (for some workplaces this is the only time of year that this happens) for food, drinks, music […]

Are Employment Tribunal Fees Making A Return?

It has been no secret that since the abolishment of Tribunal Fees following last year’s supreme court ruling, employment tribunal claims have sky rocketed. However, there could be light at the end of the tunnel. When fees were first introduced (alongside ACAS acting as conciliators), there was a significant fall in the number of claims being […]

How Should Employers Manage Sexual Harassment at Work

Sexual harassment in the workplace affects over half of women, and men, in the UK and, despite the Me Too movement, most of these cases go unreported. In fact, a recent study by Young Women’s Trust found that a third of women do not know how to report sexual harassment and a fifth state that […]

Beginner’s Guide to Health and Safety at Work

Employers have a duty of care and responsibility regarding the health and safety of their employees and any visitors to their premises. This includes customers, suppliers, volunteers and any visiting members of the public. The employer has a duty to ensure that every person on the premises is safe and, if an incident were to […]