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June 2018

The World Cup and the workplace – Here’s what you need to know

By | June 24th, 2018|Blog|

A royal wedding, summer sunshine, a big sporting event… There’s been plenty for the general public to get excited about recently, and there’s no denying that everyone can benefit from the lifted spirits. According to WhatCulture, 3.5 billion people are expected to tune into the FIFA World Cup 2018.  So it’s safe to say that [...]

Could a dog friendly office help your business thrive?

By | June 11th, 2018|Blog|

Thinking about ways to attract and retain young and ambitious talent to your business?  Well maybe it's time to think outside the box.  Pet food company Purina suggest that they may have the answer that you’ve been looking for… Let your staff bring their four-legged friends into work.  According to their research, almost half of [...]

March 2018

The Royal Wedding – What employers need to know

By | March 28th, 2018|Blog|

Prince Harry is set to marry Meghan Markle on Saturday 19th May, and excitement is building amongst the public already.  Everyone loves an excuse for a celebration, but as an employer, you might have a few questions about burning issues such as time off, and allowing your workers to celebrate the occasion. The good news [...]

HR lessons from the UK’s extreme weather

By | March 24th, 2018|Blog|

The Beast from the East.  The Pest from the West, it's been called all sorts of names.  But over the past few weeks the UK been battered by extreme weather conditions, the likes of which many of us had never witnessed before.  Whilst the general public battled to find a fresh loaf of bread, and [...]

Are you taking sexual harassment claims seriously?

By | March 18th, 2018|Blog|

Cast your minds back to the Harvey Weinstein scandal in 2017, which brought attention back to the serious issue of sexual harassment in the workplace.  Since then there seems to be have been a whole plethora of similar issues coming out the wood work.  We've come a long way in recent years in terms of [...]

February 2018

Think your business is too small to worry about HR? Think again…

By | February 25th, 2018|Blog|

Growing a business from the ground up can be one of the most challenging but rewarding experiences in the world, and we’ve worked with ambitious leaders at practically every stage. From recruiting your very first member of staff, to really stepping things up a level and recruiting entire teams and departments, we’ve helped business owners [...]

December 2017

Warning: A lack of digital skills could be killing your business

By | December 18th, 2017|Blog|

We spend hours and hours each day scrolling through Facebook. We arrange our personal and professional lives through social media. We can hardly remember a time when answers weren’t right at our fingertips due to the magic of Google. So it may come as a bit of a surprise to learn that when it comes [...]

Five struggles that new line managers face

By | December 4th, 2017|Blog|

So a management position becomes available in your company, and you make the decision to promote an existing member of the team.  They’re eager, they’re passionate, and they’re full of potential.  They’re also human beings though, and however excited they might be to step up and demonstrate what they can achieve, there are a few [...]

October 2017

The truth about ‘I don’t have time for HR’

By | October 16th, 2017|Blog|

One thing we hear time and time again from business owners, is that they just don’t have enough hours in the day to take care of HR.  There are a million and one other things on their list to do, and it can be too easy to leave the ‘people stuff’ until another day. But [...]

September 2017

How to get your staff back on track after summer holidays

By | September 5th, 2017|Blog|

Now you might not want to admit it, but you probably know that the summer months aren't best known for being the most productive of seasons in the workplace.  With so many employees heading off on holiday, or dreaming of more exotic locations than your offices, output can often take a bit of a slide [...]