The build-up to Christmas can be a busy time for a lot of businesses, meaning that HR issues are sometimes put on the back burner. January can offer a chance to catch one’s breath and tackle some thorny issues with renewed enthusiasm.

If you are feeling suitably revived after the Christmas break, here are some suggestions for your HR New Year’s resolutions to tackle in 2017.

1. Review your HR policies

It is a good idea to check what you have in place and whether it needs to be updated. Many businesses will identify a need to review, update and…