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1212, 2019

Recovering training costs when employees leave

December 12th, 2019|

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. We are often asked about an employer’s rights in relation to recouping the costs of training where an employee leaves after gaining a qualification or fails to

1411, 2019

Stamping out sexual harassment in the workplace

November 14th, 2019|

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. No workplace, big or small, is immune to sexual harassment. It is important for senior management in every business, even small business, to take strong action against

2409, 2019

Legal Obligations when Reference Checking

September 24th, 2019|

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. Reference checking should be a mandatory step in the recruitment process - regardless of the position, and also when considering existing staff for a promotion or transfer

1204, 2019

Workplace Myths – Busted!

April 12th, 2019|

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. It’s important for employers to be aware of responsibilities relating to employee rights and employer obligations. From time to time, employers and employees have misunderstandings about their

904, 2019

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Soft Skills

April 9th, 2019|

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. Soft skills are transferable skills that an employee has - such as attitude, communication, decision-making, teamwork, time management etc. They are the behavioural attributes, personality traits and