Category: Diversity

Preparing your team for a change

Kim Mills, one of our fabulous HR Assistants, talks us through the process of change and how it can affect your team. By Kim Mills To run a successful business you need to move with the times and adapt to the current climate otherwise your business can get left behind. Slicker processes, new systems, a […]

September 19, 2016

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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 […]

September 19, 2016

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What are Reasonable Adjustments?

The Equality Act 2010 states employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure employees with a disability are not treated less favourably at work because of their disability. We get asked regularly by our clients what is a reasonable adjustment and how far do we have to go? Tim discusses.  By Tim Frear […]

September 19, 2016

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Supporting an Ageing Workforce

With the increase in people working after the old fashioned ‘retirement’ age, we now have potentially five generations all at work at once!  With Traditionalists and Baby Boomers competing with Millennials and Gen Z, it becomes a complex challenge to manage diverse teams who all need different motivations, communications and training. Claire shares her tips […]

September 19, 2016

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How to Motivate a Multi-Generational Workforce

A multi-generational workforce is becoming increasingly common in the UK, but how do we make sure each generation is equally motivated when they have very different working styles and preferences? Here’s Laura’s guide on how to motivate each generation of employees. By Laura Rigby Each generation will have experienced very different upbringings and will likely […]

September 19, 2016

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You mean there’s HR on board a Cruise Ship? Opening a ship.

Following Becky Mee’s blog post detailing her experience of ‘closing’ the Celebrity Mercury, (an 1,890 passenger and 850 crew cruise ship) and transferring her to a sister brand, TUI, our HR Partner, Tim Frear, gives us a mirror image – opening a ship – with Reflecting on Reflection! By Tim Frear What ‘opening’ a cruise ship taught me about […]

September 19, 2016

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Baby Boomers to Millennials: Bridging the Generation Gap

With a battle of the ages being played out in the political arena, how do businesses create harmony between Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers? Our own Millennial HR Partner, Laura Rigby, takes a look at how an age diverse workforce can be brought together to share common goals and help your business to succeed by […]

September 19, 2016

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Fasting in the month of Ramadahn – the HR180 experience!

Monday 5 June is a special day for us at HR180 as we support our colleague and HR Assistant, Nuhman Sharif, with something that is very important to him. Here is his take on the day. By Nuhman Sharif As Muslims, we are taught to fast for around 30 days in the month of Ramadahn, so […]

September 19, 2016

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Brexit and employment law – where are we up to?

After a week of accusations and counter accusations about the mood of a recent dinner discussion between Jean-Claude Juncker and Theresa May, there seems to be a divergence of opinion in the way Brexit talks will go! However, British business can’t sit waiting for the inevitable to happen – especially when planning for growth. And growth […]

September 19, 2016

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Immigration 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 […]

September 19, 2016

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