Month: July 2019

Five benefits of HR software

Five benefits of HR software

So you’re thinking about investing in HR software, but is it really worth it? And do the benefits outweigh what is already working just fine? Maybe you’re still quite a small business and not sure if you really need it yet. Budgets might be tight and figuring out...

Managing HR in PR and marketing

Managing HR in PR and marketing

Veronica Hannon is the Founder and Director of Transform Communications, a PR and marketing firm that helps B2B businesses make a big impact. Looking for expert support for her HR admin and more, Veronica joined citrus HR in 2019. When her business began to grow,...

The ultimate staff onboarding checklist

The ultimate staff onboarding checklist

We know that for employers, getting new hires to the point where they can start effectively contributing to the organisation takes up a lot of time and resources. However, having a clear onboarding process to follow will help new employees to become important and...

5 HR basics for small business

5 HR basics for small business

For small business owners, HR can seem a scary prospect. You’re likely keen to get the foundations sorted, but when you’ve got limited time and money to deal with all the HR basics such as recruitment, onboarding and setting up payroll, it may seem easier to let them...

On-premise or cloud-based HR: which system is best?

On-premise or cloud-based HR: which system is best?

The two main systems for HR are on-premise and cloud-based (or Software as a Service/SaaS). The former involves a software system which is installed on premises, using your organisation’s own computers and servers. The latter is accessed through a web browser and...

Managing HR in recruitment advertising

Managing HR in recruitment advertising

Matt Farrah is director and co-founder of Niche Jobs Ltd, an organisation that helps people to advertise and find jobs in the health and social care industry. Matt was looking for stress-free support in 2018 which led him to us. When Matt discovered that...

What is payroll?

What is payroll?

The official definition of payroll is a company’s list of employees. However, it’s commonly understood to mean the combined wages and salaries paid out to all employees, and the department that looks after them. As an employer, payroll is one of the most important...

What counts as a disability in the workplace?

What counts as a disability in the workplace?

Under UK employment law, someone is defined as disabled if they have a mental or physical health issue which: makes it difficult for them to carry normal daily activities which will usually include their normal day to day activities at work has more than a minor or...

Managing HR in creative media

Managing HR in creative media

Derek Moore is CEO at Coffee and TV, a creative media company specialising in brand commercials, broadcast projects and music videos. Staying compliant was one of the top aspects Derek wanted to get straight and found citrus HR to help him do just that. Like a number...

What to do when an employee is undergoing IVF

What to do when an employee is undergoing IVF

With an increasing number of women choosing to have children later in life, the number of people turning to IVF treatment is on the rise. For employers, this presents some challenges. Not only is IVF treatment a topic an employee is likely to feel uneasy discussing...