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Great Tips on Retaining your Star Employees

There’s nothing more disheartening than hearing that your most gifted employee is leaving! In fact, it can have a major impact on the business, particularly if the role is difficult to recruit for in the first place! It can impact upon staff morale and may result in other disenfranchised members of team waving goodbye. But […]

April 9, 2018

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From Colleague to Boss…

Laura shares her top tips on transitioning from colleague to boss. By Laura Rigby Having joined HR180 straight out of University to become an HR assistant, I was very proud to be promoted to a junior HR manager two years later with the responsibility for one direct report. Looking back at my experience, I can […]

April 6, 2018

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Introducing our New HQ…

After countless sleepless nights, funding applications, and meetings with architects we are thrilled to announce we have secured planning permission to build our new office premises, based on NASA’s Discovery space shuttle! Three years ago, our gaffer Claire had an epiphany. We have never been your standard HR company, so why sell ourselves short with a […]

April 1, 2018

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PR Series Part 3: Evaluating the performance review process

The two previous blogs in this series, discussed the various types of performance reviews and how to successfully embed them into a business. This blog, Laura looks at evaluating the performance review process in place to ensure that it remains fit for purpose. By Laura Rigby Why review the performance review process? The performance review […]

March 29, 2018

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Absence Series Part 3: Reasons for it and how to create a healthy culture

‘Minor illness remains the top cause of short-term absence for most organisations. Stress and acute medical conditions are most commonly responsible for long-term absence’. Here’s Tim part 3 of our Absence Series. By Tim Frear How do we tackle the minor illness short term absences? Is offering a flu vaccination the only thing we can […]

March 26, 2018

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Why having HR on the Board can really bring you Benefits!

In her latest blog, Becky explains how considering HR in your future business plans can bring real benefits. By Becky Mee Is your HR an after thought or so part of your everyday thinking you no longer realise you’re doing it? Well, whilst we’d love you to say the latter, the chances are it’s the former […]

March 21, 2018

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When can Mediation Help?

In this blog, Becky outlines the difference between mediation and facilitation and when mediation can help. By Becky Mee When people talk about mediation, there’s a sinking feeling, a rolling of eyes and some knowing looks. You know things have got out of hand and it’s the equivalent of the referee stepping into the boxing […]

March 19, 2018

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Are you Scared of your Trade Union Rep?

Are you nervous at the thought of meeting with a trade union rep? In this blog, Laura tells you why you haven’t got anything to worry about! By Laura Rigby I recall the first time an employee advised me that they were bringing a trade union representative to support them in a formal meeting. It […]

March 14, 2018

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Conduct or Capability

Have you ever wondered why a job isn’t being done correctly or to the standard you need and why the person allocated the role isn’t doing what you have asked them to do?  If so, it’s worth evaluating whether it’s a conduct or capability issue. Tim shares his knowledge. By Tim Frear With all underperformance, […]

March 13, 2018

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