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Demystifying Employment References: Some Useful Advice for Employers

In this blog, Nuhman gives you some advice on employment references. By Nuhman Sharif As you’re probably aware, getting employment references are just one of the many pre-employment checks required once you have made an offer to your successful applicant. Other checks include the validation of qualification certificates and the processing of DBS and/or credit […]

June 8, 2018


Hands Off Management

Simon talks ‘hands off’ management and why it’s so important for creating a happy and healthy workplace culture. By Simon Underwood You’ve made it! You’re a manager! The world is your oyster and there are minions all around you ready to do your bidding! However, with great power comes great responsibility. You‘ve probably worked your […]

June 4, 2018


Growth Mindset Que…?

Becky explains what it means to have a growth mindset, and how this way of thinking could help your business! By Becky Mee ‘I think I can, therefore I do’, ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’, ‘What you feed your mind will lead your life’ read the notebook covers on the shelf in my local stationery store. TED […]

May 29, 2018


Indemnity Insurance – The Comfort Blanket that Fails…

In this blog, Laura looks at indemnity insurance and how it is not always the reliable comfort blanket you think it is! By Laura Rigby Indemnity insurance – covering all legal and compensation costs resulting from a tribunal claim. The purpose of it seems far too good to be true… that’s because it often is! […]

May 17, 2018


Why your Business Needs Superstars

Your superstar employees are valuable, so what can you do as a manager or business owners to ensure they continue to shine in your organisation? Nuhman shares his knowledge. By Nuhman Sharif The direct and indirect impact of superstars It wouldn’t be unreasonable to suggest that superstar employees have a positive effect on the business […]

May 14, 2018


Do Leaders Need to Know…Everything?

Can we ever expect managers to have all the answers? In his latest blog, Tim discusses why we can’t. By Tim Frear As an HR Manager who manages a team of professionals and has worked as part of a senior executive team, I’m regularly asked questions outside the scope of my knowledge. As I sit […]

May 11, 2018


Fight the Feedback Gremlins

Giving constructive feedback is harder than you think. It needs to be carefully considered, planned, and requires strong verbal communication. Here Simon explains how you avoid becoming a ‘Feedback Gremlin’! By Simon Underwood I’ve worked for a wide range of managers with various feedback styles – from those who are over eager with praise (“Oh […]

May 9, 2018


How to Effectively Reward your Employees

In his latest blog, Tim explains how to effectively reward your staff. By Tim Frear When we look at our employee engagement strategy and discuss rewards, we instinctively think about how much money, holidays and time off we are giving our employees. However, as I highlighted in my previous blog, little things like a ‘thank […]

April 30, 2018


Delivering Proactive HR | Podcast

In her second podcast, Becky chats you through how to deliver effective and proactive HR.

April 27, 2018


How to Give Positive and Effective Candidate Feedback

Simon shares his tips on how to give positive and effective candidate feedback. By Simon Underwood. Most of us, at some point in our lives, have been rejected for a job. You read the generic letter that says something along the lines of; ‘We regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful on this […]

April 25, 2018


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