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Apprenticeships: the poor relation?

HR180 is the leading HR outsourcing and consultancy company in Leeds, Yorkshire dealing with everything to do with the people side of businesses throughout the UK. HR Manager Becky Mee ponders Apprenticeships which can be seen as the poor relation of post-16 education. I’ve recently had the misfortune of having my house re wired.  Now, […]

July 29, 2016

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Claire shortlisted for WIBA

With a new female prime minister, eight women cabinet ministers, and a new female chair of the Institute of Directors, British politics and businesses are trailblazing for women in leadership. It is timely, then, that Forward Ladies has announced it’s shortlist for the 2016 National Women in Business Awards, sponsored by HSBC, which this year has attracted […]

July 28, 2016

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Brexit Bites: Harrassment & business policies – are your’s in shape?

Britain’s new home secretary, Amber Rudd, yesterday announced plans to launch a multi-million pound campaign to tackle rising hate crimes in the wake of Brexit.  According to the latest statistics from the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC), the UK has seen a 20 percent increase in hate crime between mid-June and mid-July this year compared […]

July 27, 2016

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Key signs in spotting a potential leader.

HR Consultant Sue Westhead considers how we can support CEOs in identifying and developing future leaders in their businesses. Whilst looking to further enhance our clients’ leadership programmes, I pondered how current business leaders can develop the talent in their businesses, particularly those people who could be the leaders of the future. The development aspect […]

July 25, 2016

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Drugs cheats: not just in top-level sport

With major news stories about Russian drug cover-ups coming to a head just a precious couple of weeks before the Rio Olympic Games it would be easy to point the finger at one country and a limited number of sports.  However, Horizon’s ‘Winning at Any Cost?’ last evening was a revelation. With statistics such as […]

July 20, 2016

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What not to wear: Dress codes

After planning to write a blog on a summer ‘dress down’ policy I have just looked out the window to see grey clouds and rainfall! I am aware that at this very moment in time a dress code policy may not be on people’s mind as jumpers and coats are still a necessary addition to […]

July 11, 2016

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BHS: giving business a bad name?

Last evening, in his first interview, Dominic Chappell told BBC’s Newsnight that he apologised “sincerely and utterly” to the 11,000 staff of to the failed High Street retailer BHS. HR180’s MD and founder, Claire Morley-Jones, shares her feelings… And so, here we are again… business is now, once again, a ‘dirty’ word after the latest […]

July 5, 2016

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Happy Friday, but workplace treats could be bad for your health

Last weekend Professor Hunt, Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, warned that workplace ‘cake culture’ is fuelling the current obesity epidemic and contributing to poor dental health. And for many people, it transpires that the workplace is now the main place they will eat sugar. But he warned […]

July 1, 2016

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Career development with HR180: My Journey by Jen Fisk

After 2 years working at HR180, it is now my time to move on, but not before I tell you all about my HR180 journey and why I believe one of the reasons I have been able to move into a development role is because of the experience I have gained here. I always knew […]

June 28, 2016

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Post-EU referendum – what about your business?

Today the country votes on whether to REMAIN or LEAVE the European Union (EU). But what happens then – and how might the result affect your people management and ultimately your business? People Management recently asked Chris Rowley, professor of HR at Cass Business School how UK employment might be affected post-referendum, “It is impossible […]

June 23, 2016

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