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November 2017

3 truths you don’t want to hear about working with an HR Consultant

By | November 6th, 2017|Blog|

As we come towards the end of the year now’s a great time to start thinking about 2018 and how your business is going to smash to those targets.  You might have already been thinking about working with an HR consultant in your business, but you’re not sure and you probably want to find out [...]

October 2017

What is Fixed Fee Recruitment and why you should use it

By | October 23rd, 2017|Blog|

No doubt you’ve probably seen or at least heard about the new flat fee estate agency approach that’s emerging.  Well the recruitment market isn’t far behind.  Recruitment comes in many shapes, sizes and different price points.  Most people are aware of traditional recruitment agencies and the percentage fees that they charge.  This can be an [...]

September 2017

How much should you pay for HR services?

By | September 25th, 2017|Blog|

Are you at the stage in your business where you know you could use a little HR help, but you’re feeling unsure about the cost implications?  If it helps - you’re not alone.  It’s an issue many business owners have to tackle, and it can feel like an absolute minefield when you’re trying to hunt [...]

August 2017

What you need to know if you’re recruiting

By | August 14th, 2017|Blog|

Over the weekend I listened to a podcast about how this entrepreneur had built her business.  It was an interesting story but at the end of the interview, the key takeaway she shared was don’t be afraid to get rid of staff who don’t fit or add value to your business. She commented that she'd [...]

July 2017

Has the Taylor Review failed workers in the gig economy?

By | July 24th, 2017|Blog|

Unless you’ve been living under a stone the last couple of weeks, you have no doubt heard about the Taylor Review.  The findings from the report were hotly anticipated and finally published this month.  Commissioned by the Prime Minister back in October, the intention of the report was to take a look at how employment [...]

Learn how to be a better leader (without wasting time or blowing your budget)

By | July 17th, 2017|Blog|

If you run your own business, then it goes without saying that you’ll want to be a better leader.  It might not sound as exciting as the tangible measures like bringing in more cash, or increasing your profits, or slashing unnecessary costs, but make no mistake… ALL of these things can be a direct result [...]

February 2017

Is your next HR disaster looking on the horizon?

By | February 27th, 2017|Blog|

You might not be surprised to hear that a high percentage of the enquiries that we get are from business owners (just like you) who are experiencing what they consider to be ‘a bit of a HR disaster’, to say the least. Sometimes, it’s that productivity levels have slumped to the extent that they can’t [...]