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Employing Ukrainian Nationals in your Day Nursery, Pre-school or Club

Employing Ukrainian Nationals in your Day Nursery, Pre-school or Club

We are all seeing on the news at the moment of the war in Ukraine and we all want to help in some way. Here at Redwing, we have been getting questions from Day Nursery Owners about recruiting Ukrainian nationals that are currently in the UK. The simple answer is yes,...
Why a verbal resignation is only worth the paper it is printed on!

Why a verbal resignation is only worth the paper it is printed on!

We recently dealt with a case where an employee remarked as she was going on maternity leave, that she intended to resign and would not be back. Simples, thought the boss! Now 9 months later the manager has received an email from the employee saying that she wants to...
Conflict at Work

Conflict at Work

One of the areas of stress at work that we deal with most often as HR Consultants, is the stress that comes from someone not dealing with conflict in the workplace. People fear conflict. Yet you will always get conflict no matter how much you try and avoid it....
It’s like I’d asked her to catch tuna with a hula hoop!

It’s like I’d asked her to catch tuna with a hula hoop!

From time to time we hear a phrase from a Nursery Manager that makes us smile and think in equal measure. That’s exactly what happened this morning when I read that a Nursery Manager was frustrated that her employees would react negatively to her requests as if...
What can you deduct in terms of National Minimum Wage?

What can you deduct in terms of National Minimum Wage?

We’ve been analysing queries we receive here at Redwing and have noticed that many of you have questions about what you can deduct when someone is on or near the national minimum wage. In December 2021, another list from the HMRC where it names and shames the...