Category: Recruitment

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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Gig economy: two-thirds of ‘giggers’ should be given employment rights

HR180 help clients with their people issues, including employers’ relationships with those who are considered part of the gig economy. And in fact, as suppliers of professional, outsourced HR services we take our place as ‘giggers’ too! So it is interesting to read the article by Robert Jeffery of People Management Magazine looking at the CIPD’s […]

September 19, 2016

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Saving staff recruitment costs

After 9 years in a difficult financial climate, businesses of all sizes and sectors remain keen to keep costs as low as possible. But to grow and take advantage of improving economic conditions, organisations need to attain and retain the best people possible and even more importantly perhaps – the right people. Tim Frear, HR […]

September 19, 2016

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Are Apprenticeships poor value for money?

IFAHR180 provides outsourced HR services, HR projects and HR consultancy for clients across the globe. Nearer to home today (31/1/17), apprenticeships are hitting the UK headlines with an Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report suggesting that the Government’s Apprenticeship scheme funded by an Apprenticeship Levy will be poor value for money and sets arbitrary targets. The think […]

September 19, 2016

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Q&A: what small businesses are asking now

Forward Ladies hosted our very first #HR180Chat on Twitter in early November 2016. HR180 came up with some answers on the day to questions about common problems businesses are looking for help with. Here’s a transcript with a few more ideas for the melting pot! Q We are finding it difficult to fill general roles, […]

September 19, 2016

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Company Culture: law of attraction at work

Claire Morley-Jones is the award-winning founder and MD of HR180 Ltd. Based in Leeds, Yorkshire, the company specialises in Outsourced HR and HR Consultancy working with businesses of all sizes throughout the area, region and UK. As I was reading the book “I like me” to my children last night I started thinking about the words […]

September 19, 2016

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HR180 Super Series: low down on Zero Hours contracts

There’s been loads of discussion in the media about No Guaranteed Hours Contracts (NGHC) a.k.a the more well known Zero Hours Contracts. And if you want to know about an employment subject, ask the Leeds based HR Outsourcing and Consulting experts at HR180 Ltd! So as the first in our Super Series of Vlogs, here’s […]

September 19, 2016

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Apprenticeships: the poor relation?

HR180 is the leading HR outsourcing and consultancy company in Leeds, Yorkshire dealing with everything to do with the people side of businesses throughout the UK. HR Manager Becky Mee ponders Apprenticeships which can be seen as the poor relation of post-16 education. I’ve recently had the misfortune of having my house re wired.  Now, […]

September 19, 2016

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How to manage in a ‘gig economy’

HR Assistant, Chelsea Davis, has been looking at a rising trend in recruiting, the ‘gig economy’, and it’s a trend that’s likely to stay. So what is a gig economy? In basic terms it is an environment in which temporary positions are common and organisations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. With an increasing number […]

September 19, 2016

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The hidden costs of working

When starting a new job many individuals review their expenses; making adjustments for a longer commute or different travel arrangements such as train or petrol expenditure. However how many of us take into consideration the other hidden costs of working? That new haircut that you got for your first day The new professional wardrobe, updated […]

September 19, 2016

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