Technology can play a major role in attracting and retaining skilled young workers who expect to have a say in how a company is run, a major roundtable event was told. The debate heard that intelligent use of technology can make companies more attractive to millennials, who are more likely to leave a firm and join a rival if they feel their voice is not being heard.
Software can also help managers tackle problems such as absenteeism and also ensure workers at all levels understand the company’s long-term goals.
While artificial intelligence (AI) technology is widely believed to be a game-changer, not least in functions such as HR and payroll, it is usually talked about in a large company context.
So to get a perspective on what this software is likely to mean for small-to-medium-sized enterprises, our tech expert Denis Barnard has been talking to a range of vendors in the space, starting with Oliver Shaw, chief executive of HR and payroll software supplier, Cascade HR.
Did you know that having HR software can help businesses of all sizes with GDPR regulations, such as having a central place for holding and controlling employee records, and ensuring that personal information is up to date through employee self-service?
Self-service can empower your workforce to manage the tasks that take up so much of HR’s time, and since GDPR is all about how you manage data you hold on individuals - what better time to join the self-service revolution!
Are you ready for GDPR data regulations? It’s no secret that the General Data Protection Regulation is due to come in to force on the 25th May, replacing the current Data Protection Act 1998. But what will happen if you fail to comply? It’s likely you’ll want to avoid fines of up to €20 million or 4% of your businesses annual turnover.
To help you understand the key factors that could affect your business, we’ve put together some information on this new legislation and how you can prepare for its impact.
Are you looking for increased HR functionality? Do you have less than 100 employees? If so then, our easy to use, self-service HR software could be the solution you’ve been searching for!
Our easy-to-use HR software from an ISO 27001 and 9001 accredited supplier is designed to reduce HR admin and help law firms manage their workforce more efficiently.
CascadeGo allows you to spend less time managing complicated day-to-day admin and associated tasks, and has a UK-only data hosting service.
Intelligent Office UK (IO), the leading support services provider to UK law firms, has been appointed by major US law firm Shearman & Sterling, to deliver reprographic, mail, courier and records management services to its London office.
The contract commenced on 1st January 2018 and saw a number of employees TUPE transfer from the incumbent service provider to IO.
Rachel McCorry, CEO at IO said the following about the win,
SLP is actually the trading name of Ellistons LLP which is a long established solicitors’ practice operating from newly extended and modernised headquarters in Stanmore. It consists of three other offices; in Watford (serviced by sister practice Bernard Elliston Sandler & Co), Harefield and Brentwood. The firm employs over 120 people with some 40 admitted and nonadmitted fee earners and 80 support staff.
This article was also featured as an industry interview in the December 2017 issue of Briefing. To read the issue in full, download Briefing.
The ‘war for talent’ has continued to rage in the legal profession of 2017 – and many a firm has identified a need to deploy some new battle tactics to keep winning.
A personal statement adds impact to your CV. Use it to enlarge on your strengths, motivations and relevant experience.
Many struggle with writing a personal statement and this CVAC guide offer advice on how to write a personal statement and find the job that you deserve.