Category: Employee Engagement

6 Tips to keep confidential info confidential: Lessons learnt from Trump, the FBI and Russia

With a whirlwind – if not a storm – of controversy surrounding the current President of the United States (POTUS), the FBI and Russia, our HR expert Becky Mee wrote this article for Linked In on confidentiality – not only does Mr Trump suffer from ‘fake news’ reports, apparently he has a case of loose talk […]

September 19, 2016

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The journey of a new starter: My first week with HR180

The latest addition to the HR180 team is HR Assistant Simon Underwood who has joined us to support Tim’s and Laura’s clients. We asked Simon to tell us about himself and about his experiences as he undertakes his HR180 fast-track training. With a background in fitness and leisure management, and having spent time bringing up his […]

September 19, 2016

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Case Study: HR180 mentors MD of start-up digital platform Seenit to help massive business growth

Claire founded HR180 just over 11 years ago and has had the privilege of helping start-up business founder Emily Forbes through the Plusnet Pioneers mentoring programme. Emily’s company, Seenit, the London-based digital platform designed to seamlessly co-create video content for brands, is set to double its workforce by 2018. Here is a snippet from the […]

September 19, 2016

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Why is “bad work” bad for the economy?

Some breaking news? The government is reviewing zero-hours contracts and how they affect workers, businesses and the economy. Today the head of the committee in charge of the review spoke to the BBC about “bad work”. In the era of “fake news” and “bad dudes” is this just another sound bite, or is there substance […]

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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Guest Blog: The HR Guide for Hiring Remote Workers

Sally Phillips, a professional freelance writer from Trenton, New Jersey, is our guest blogger. Sally considers the effects of the gig economy and how businesses outsource key areas of their operations. As HR180 offers a full range of outsourced HR services from our Leeds-based offices, right across the UK and further afield too, as well as advising businesses on […]

September 19, 2016

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Do 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 […]

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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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 […]

September 19, 2016

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Employers: 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 […]

September 19, 2016

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