Category: Workplace

5 Common errors made by Millennials applying for their first job, and how businesses can get the best out of them

Our youngest HR Manager, Laura Rigby, falls into the ‘Millennial Generation’. Seeing some of the issues from the inside, both as a millennial and as an HR professional, Laura considers the gap between Millennials’ capabilities and expectations on applying for a role, and introduces how businesses can get the best from their young team. By Laura Rigby There […]

September 19, 2016

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6 Tips to keep confidential info confidential: Lessons learnt from Trump, the FBI and Russia

With a whirlwind – if not a storm – of controversy surrounding the current President of the United States (POTUS), the FBI and Russia, our HR expert Becky Mee wrote this article for Linked In on confidentiality – not only does Mr Trump suffer from ‘fake news’ reports, apparently he has a case of loose talk […]

September 19, 2016

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Case Study: HR180 mentors MD of start-up digital platform Seenit to help massive business growth

Claire founded HR180 just over 11 years ago and has had the privilege of helping start-up business founder Emily Forbes through the Plusnet Pioneers mentoring programme. Emily’s company, Seenit, the London-based digital platform designed to seamlessly co-create video content for brands, is set to double its workforce by 2018. Here is a snippet from the […]

September 19, 2016

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Brexit and UK Employment Legislation – the impact and what you can do about it

With 4 weeks to go to the UK General Election, and Brexit high on the agenda, HR Manager Laura Rigby, takes to look at (so you don’t have to!) the Government’s 4 most likely priorities to review in respect of Employment Legislation. By Laura Rigby As we know, the UK will leave the European Union in […]

September 19, 2016

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Why is “bad work” bad for the economy?

Some breaking news? The government is reviewing zero-hours contracts and how they affect workers, businesses and the economy. Today the head of the committee in charge of the review spoke to the BBC about “bad work”. In the era of “fake news” and “bad dudes” is this just another sound bite, or is there substance […]

September 19, 2016

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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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Be kind to yourself – tips to help manage stress in the workplace.

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness month? With the stresses and strains of modern life creeping into everything we do, we asked HR Assistant Nuhman Sharif to take a look at how to manage stress in the workplace.   by Nuhman Sharif Stress is something that we’ve all experienced at different times in our […]

September 19, 2016

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The Brexit Effect: good for employers, not so good for employees?

Now that Article 50 has been triggered, there will be week upon week of speculation as to what will happen to UK law post-March 2019…so we thought we would join in too! Here’s a look at one part of Employment Law – holiday pay and how things may change for the better or for the worse depending on […]

September 19, 2016

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Do Easter Eggs from the boss really keep employees happy?

Imagine the scene – your boss with a huge basket of chocolate goodies, hopping about like the Easter Bunny ‘hiding’ choccy eggs and bunnies for the Annual Works’ Easter Egg Hunt. How does it make you feel – about the boss, about your workplace, about how you’ll beat Terry from Accounts to that Lindt Bunny which […]

September 19, 2016

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The Trade Union Act: From humble origins to modern day changes

With many Employment Law changes occurring this month, HR180’s HR Assistant, Nuhman Sharif, shares some background on the Trade Union Act which originated back in the C19th and is being updated right now. by Nuhman Sharif Have you ever wondered how we ended up with the original Trade Union Act of 1871 or who played a […]

September 19, 2016

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