Guide To Risk Assessments For New and Expectant Mothers

The safety of your employees must always be a top priority and, though it can never be guaranteed, there are many actions you should take to reduce risks and ensure your workers that you take their health and safety seriously. One of these actions is to regularly conduct a general risk assessment of your workplace.

Do your employees have a right to paid time off outside of their annual leave?

You are more than likely aware of what the law says about holiday entitlement for workers in the UK. All full-time workers have the right to a minimum 5.6 weeks’ (or 28 days) paid leave every year, this can include the eight bank holidays and any other businesses closures that you may have throughout the […]

How Brexit Might Affect Food Safety Laws in the UK

As much as you are probably tired of hearing about Brexit following over two years of discussions and news reports, the topic is not going to be over any time soon – in fact, it’s only really starting now. With the UK voting to leave the European Union back in 2016, the effects will soon […]

Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Recruiting

A strong recruitment process is vital for the sustainability and growth of your business. If you can attract the right people, who are well-suited to your organisation, then your business will continue moving in the right direction.

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 […]