As compliance obligations in the workplace become more onerous and the Government strives for more transparency and accountability around pay and working practices, you may feel like that the road to compliance is long and laborious.
The truth is, the work involved in ensuring you’re up to speed on the rules and regulations that govern good business practice should not be underestimated. Getting it wrong, or failing to understand your obligations, could have serious financial repercussions, including criminal sanctions, as well as significant reputational damage.
From Gender Pay reporting and Modern Slavery statements, to more general compliance issues such as the National Minimum Wage, the Bribery Act, Working Time Regulations and holiday pay calculations, understanding your obligations is essential, but we will provide the support you require.
Auditing your current practices is the best place to start. We can help to profile your workforce and highlight your risk areas – from policies and procedures and flexible working arrangements, to pay analysis and corporate hospitality. From here, we can iron out non-compliance and prepare a strategy to help you minimise the risks identified
Worse than being non-compliant is being aware yet doing nothing about it. Our team of proactive advisers assist with implementing strategies to help you take action. This includes reviewing and revising your codes of conduct, establishing corporate values and helping to shape a culture that breeds compliance from the top down. Being equipped to react quickly is essential, and encouraging open lines of communication, protection for whistle blowers and watertight procedures, is a must for any organisation
A huge part of compliance involves educating your people on what’s expected and how they can spot the signs of non-compliant behaviours or actions. We can help to plug the gaps in your business if needed, raise awareness of compliance duties and the steps that can be taken to reduce risks. Training senior management or HR teams is fundamental to getting the basics right
We understand that regulatory compliance, whether a major report such as Gender Pay, or day-to-day compliance commitments – can add financial, emotional and time pressure to businesses and their HR teams. But the impacts of getting it wrong can be far-reaching.
No matter if you’re an SME, a large corporate, HR professional or a multinational, our team of proactive and supportive advisers help to give you peace of mind, guidance and practical actions to implement.
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Our team comes from all walks of life and backgrounds, some from in-house positions and all with sector specialisms, arming us with the perfect formula to support a wide spectrum of challenges and businesses.
We take the time to truly get to know you, make it our mission to support you and genuinely care about helping you to get it right.
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