Category: Training

10 ideas to guide a successful mentoring programme

This spring Claire Morley-Jones helped start-up business founder Emily Forbes through the Plusnet Pioneers mentoring programme (see our earlier blog). What about for your business – could a mentoring programme work for you? Claire tells us more about what a good mentoring programme might look like for an SME. By Claire Morley-Jones A mentoring programme can […]

September 19, 2016

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You mean there’s HR on board a Cruise Ship? Opening a ship.

Following Becky Mee’s blog post detailing her experience of ‘closing’ the Celebrity Mercury, (an 1,890 passenger and 850 crew cruise ship) and transferring her to a sister brand, TUI, our HR Partner, Tim Frear, gives us a mirror image – opening a ship – with Reflecting on Reflection! By Tim Frear What ‘opening’ a cruise ship taught me about […]

September 19, 2016

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7 point plan to change hearts and minds in the jobs market

With businesses crying out for good candidates for vacant positions, how is there a mismatch between the jobs market and the labour force? MD and founder of HR180, Claire Morley-Jones tackles the problem head on – and provides a 7 point plan to change hearts and minds in the jobs market. By Claire Morley-Jones   […]

September 19, 2016

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The Apprenticeship Levy, what SMEs need to do now

The Apprenticeship levy is now in force and companies with an annual wage bill of £3,000,000 or more should now be paying an additional 0.5% of their wage bill to the HMRC (minus the £15,000 allowance). Most companies, however, don’t realise that this pot of money is theirs to spend on development of their own […]

September 19, 2016

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Data Protection: 8 questions to ask about your business

Data protection: dull as dish water, or potential hot water? Our superhero HR Manager Becky Mee takes a look at the boring bits as well as the more juicy ones! Read on for 8 questions you need to be asking about your own business, and how you can get help to keep within the law… By […]

September 19, 2016

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Will I have to pay the Apprenticeship Levy?

As the original outsourced HR company, HR180 offers commercial HR services to a vast range of business partners of all sizes across Leeds, Yorkshire, the UK and internationally. With the introduction of the new Apprenticeship Levy in April 2017, British businesses of all sizes have a role to play in improving apprentice training – but […]

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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Survey says managers are underprepared to manage absence: more like UNprepared!

HR180 are the Leeds, Yorkshire, based Outsourced HR and Consultancy heroes with a lot to say! HR Manager, Laura Rigby, looks at the latest CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management Survey, plus link through below to 5 practical ideas to help you manage absence, lateness and time-keeping issues in your business. I was intrigued to see the CIPD news […]

September 19, 2016

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Transition from University to work: why I chose HR

As the newest member of the HR180 Ltd team (Outsourced HR and HR Consulting experts based in Leeds) we asked Samantha Mitchell who recently graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a First Class Honours Degree in History, to tell us about why she made her career choice and about her journey to the HR180 team. My Journey – […]

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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