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How to Choose your HR Consultant

Choosing the best HR consultant is an important decision that can change the direction of your business. HR functions are critical components of any business, regardless of size. Here are my tips for establishing the credentials, credibility and expertise of any HR consultant: 1.  Is the consultant qualified?  Most HR practitioners are active members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel …

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The Pain of Letting Go : Collective Redundancy Policies

When a company decides on a collective redundancy programme, one of the most significant issues they need to consider is what redundancy policy to use. There have traditionally been three policies available to employers: 1.    FIFO or first in first out 2.    LIFO or last in first out 3.    Selection matrix FIFO is now considered an outdated practice, as it …