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hr180 Staff Engagement Talent Q Drives Easter EggsDo Easter Eggs from the boss really keep employees happy?

Imagine the scene – your boss with a huge basket of chocolate goodies, hopping about like the Easter Bunny ‘hiding’ choccy eggs and bunnies for the Annual Works’ Easter Egg Hunt. How does it make you feel – about the boss, about your workplace, about how you’ll beat Terry from Accounts to that Lindt Bunny which […]

April 11, 2017


HR180 Trade Union ActThe Trade Union Act: From humble origins to modern day changes

With many Employment Law changes occurring this month, HR180’s HR Assistant, Nuhman Sharif, shares some background on the Trade Union Act which originated back in the C19th and is being updated right now. by Nuhman Sharif Have you ever wondered how we ended up with the original Trade Union Act of 1871 or who played a […]

April 10, 2017

read more... free dowload White Paper Employment Law April 2017Download HR180’s free Employment Law 2017 White Paper

A route through the confusion that is the Employment Law Landscape. The Government and various bodies have been super busy in the past few weeks, months, if not years, putting together a plethora of requirements which UK business owners and managers, like you, have to do their best to implement. Well more than your best […]

April 7, 2017

read more... Immigration skills charge April 2017Immigration skills charge comes into force April 2017

It’s April and the month brings with it a plethora of new Employment Laws and government initiatives. To guide you through one of these – the Immigration Skills Charge – our HR Manager Tim Frear, takes the business view of the new changes to the Immigration Act 2016. By Tim Frear With all the talk of Brexit and […]

April 6, 2017


Walking to work can save you £££ and lbs!

We are incredibly ‘into’ our fit technology and gym memberships, but how can we harness ‘free’ exercise opportunities – like walking to work – and reduce your carbon footprint to boot (so to speak!)? April 7 is walk to work day and National Walking Month is back this May. The organisation Living on the Streets […]

April 3, 2017

read more... childcare vouchers taxfree childcareEmployers: you need action plan for tax-free childcare rolling out from April 2017

Edenred created the UK’s first Childcare Voucher scheme in 1989. Here’s the company’s take on key changes confirmed in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s March 2017 budget speech, regarding the roll out of Tax-Free Childcare will begin from April 2017 to reach all eligible parents by the end of the year. Changes introducing tax-free childcare are just […]

March 29, 2017

read more... new maximum redundancy pay levels april 2017Have you budgeted for statutory redundancy pay increases from April 2017?

How is your HR strategy looking for the next financial year? All in good shape? Got all your new minimum wage levels in place in your staffing budget and payroll? Yes, then well done! How about the new maximum redundancy rates coming into force April 2017? Ooooo, did we get you there? Never fear, HR180 is […]

March 28, 2017


A HUGE heartfelt thank you! How your donations for LGI’s Cardio/Neuro unit have been spent

HR180 – the HR superteam from Garforth, Leeds – want to thank all who contributed to our Cake Away fundraiser in November 2016, in order to buy a giant connect-4 style game for children visiting the cardio/neuro outpatients at the LGI. Here’s what happened next… Following the incredible success of our Cake Away, we are sending […]

March 27, 2017


HR180 outsourced HR Leeds Gig ecnomyGig economy: two-thirds of ‘giggers’ should be given employment rights

HR180 help clients with their people issues, including employers’ relationships with those who are considered part of the gig economy. And in fact, as suppliers of professional, outsourced HR services we take our place as ‘giggers’ too! So it is interesting to read the article by Robert Jeffery of People Management Magazine looking at the CIPD’s […]

March 17, 2017


workplace happiness employee to be happy in the workplace: International Day of Happiness 20 March 2017

With International Day of Happiness in mind, HR Manager, Ellie Garnett (who always has a cheery word at the ready, and is the life and soul of HR180) takes a look at what you need to do to maintain a happy outlook on life, with a slant towards the workplace of course! By Ellie Garnett You can take […]

March 16, 2017


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