Category: General HR

New Starters… During a Lockdown

In these crazy times it has been difficult for many people to adjust to working from home. What’s even more difficult is if you are starting a new job and your first day is at home. Across the world people are currently facing their first days this way …..a very weird concept! Companies are now […]

September 19, 2016

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The Benefits of Great Workplace Design

Goodbye dated decor, hello inspirational interior… There’s no denying that office design has come on leaps and bounds in recent years – no more stuffy carpets, grey walls and echoing silence! However, workplace design is so much more than desktops and drawers. Your office space is a reflection of your business, the way that you […]

September 19, 2016

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How #DryJanuary can benefit more than just your health…

If you’re like us and you’ve sat back at your desk in January in a pair of veeeerrry tight trousers – listen up. For those of you joining the masses this January and vowing to quit the booze after a month of overindulgence, it’s not all bad news. It’s been proven that participating in #DryJan […]

September 19, 2016

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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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