Category: Newsletter

Planning for the New Year

January This is often a relatively quiet time of year. Whilst you are still recovering from Christmas and getting back up to speed, it might be a good idea for Senior Managers to conduct their annual performance reviews. Publish a revised recruitment plan for January to end of financial year. Consider running a recruitment campaign […]

September 19, 2016

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Charity time again!

Normally when we think of a food bank we think food… but many women face a choice each month, where they have to prioritise what they are buying and some of the things we take for granted become a luxury; like basic toiletries for example. The team have all contributed a personal donation and our […]

September 19, 2016

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Zero hour contracts

As you’ll no doubt have heard endlessly in the news over the last year and especially in the lead up to the election, zero hours contracts are the spawn of the devil! Poor employees “forced” by circumstance to accept work as and when it is offered with no guarantee of fixed or set hours by […]

September 19, 2016

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Flexible working will become mainstream

Flexible working changes – It’s actually good news!  I can confidently say that because we are a business that has GROWN in the era of flexible working and by giving employees personalised work patterns. You’ll all be aware that in June 2014 flexible working procedures were extended to allow ALL employees (well, all those with […]

September 19, 2016

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Performance and Appraisals!

Keeping your eye on the business and improving employee performance at the same time can be a challenge; that is why performance management is so important in organizations. By its very definition, performance management contributes to the development of individuals and teams in order to achieve higher levels of organizational performance. Do you have the […]

September 19, 2016

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Graduate internships and how to get the best out of them

What are the benefits? Graduate internships are a new form of working for many employers. You are fast-tracking sharp-minded graduates to achieve real results. In return, through carefully planned job experience, you guarantee to build the employee’s skills and employability. Whether the job holder is paid for the three-to-six-month period depends on the position. In […]

September 19, 2016

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Yorkshire Rows – Atlantic 2015

We are sure you have already heard of the great vision of four working mums (each with two children), who in December 2015 will be setting off on a herculean challenge to row 3000 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean, to raise money for two local charities; Maggies Cancer Caring Centre and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. […]

September 19, 2016

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Corporate Social Responsibility – CSR

The funds raised will contribute to the TCHC’s biggest ever campaign, aiming to raise £10 Million towards: Fully digital intraoperative 3T MRI scanner (a scanner in theatre to see in real time, real body parts rather than feeling your way!) Transform wards to provide extra special private rooms that include space for parents to stay […]

September 19, 2016

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Take a break…. for better productivity

A poll of 3,000 workers found that 28% were worried that taking time off would make them a target for redundancy by making them look less committed than their counterparts. Other concerns cited were that, “work simply backs up while you’re away so what’s the point in having a break”, “having two weeks off means […]

September 19, 2016

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Yorkshire created more jobs than France!

Unfortunately, as much as the control freaks want to – you can’t do everything on your own! Sometimes, no matter how much energy or talent you have, you reach a certain point where, in order to continue growth you need additional people. Mindset is an important part of this. During our HR careers we’ve have […]

September 19, 2016

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