Category: General HR

The Do’s and Don’ts of the Office Christmas Party

Merry Christmas!!!!! So it’s been a long year, you’ve worked hard and you are ready for the festivities to begin… The office party is finally just around the corner – but what are the do’s and don’ts when attending your Christmas night out with the team?! Of course, it’s a great opportunity to let your […]

September 19, 2016

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The Art of Saying No

This week our design extraordinaire, Molly, talks about why it’s sometimes OK to say no! The word ‘no’ is negative. It’s a small word which causes large waves and stops you in your tracks, so you’d be a fool to ever use it, right? You should surely accept every challenge and push yourself to climb […]

September 19, 2016

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To do or not to do; Walking the risk tightrope…

Becky Mee, one of our talented HR Partners, discusses how to walk that risk tight rope this week… By Becky Mee Those of you who know me, know I’ve taken up kickboxing as I seem to talk about it a lot! In a recent session, whilst sparing with a partner and getting bopped around the […]

September 19, 2016

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HR does…. Er, what does HR do, again?

Laura Hayden, one of our talented HR Partners, seems to be always asked the question ‘So, what does HR do again!?’ She puts us out of our misery below… By Laura Hayden People’s perception of what HR does is very different from what we do. Or is it? A recent survey* on what employees believe […]

September 19, 2016

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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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How to build trust in remote teams

It’s becoming much more likely for teams to be spread out over the country, or even the world! Nuhman, one of our brainy HR Assistants, talks us through how you can build trust in remote teams. By Nuhman Sharif It goes without saying that trust is absolutely essential for any remote working scenario: as an […]

September 19, 2016

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Dismissal Series: Part 2 – What is Wrongful Dismissal?

In part 2 of our Dismissal Series, Laura explains what is meant by a wrongful dismissal. By Laura Hayden My first blog in this series talked about unfair dismissal and the five fair reasons for terminating an employee’s contract. It’s a statutory right not to be unfairly dismissed. But what if the reason is fair […]

September 19, 2016

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HR Support Saves Time and Money!

In her latest blog, Kim tells you why HR support saves you time and money. By Kim Mills HR can be a minefield! Recruiting, training, motivating, promoting, disciplining, monitoring, processing – the list goes on. And not to mention employment law! You also need to be on the ball with new legislation and make sure […]

September 19, 2016

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Why SMEs need access to an HR Pro

We get asked this question regularly: ‘what exactly do you do for small businesses?’ Well, as an outsourced Human Resources partner we do a number of things that help, protect, and develop small businesses. Here are Tim’s top five reasons why SMEs need an HR pro. By Tim Frear   Help the business achieve their […]

September 19, 2016

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Managers make mistakes too!

In her latest blog, Laura explains why it’s okay for managers to make mistakes and how they can actually be a good thing! By Laura Hayden Hands up if you’re a manager and you feel an underlying expectation to be perfect all the time because you set the example for your direct reports and they rely […]

September 19, 2016

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