Tag: HR Consultancy

Assessing Potential: How does your workforce measure up?

Planning for succession within your organisation can be fraught with controversy! Do you bring experienced people in (if you are in the right place to put together an attractive package spend valuable time and money recruiting the right person)? Or would it be a better investment to promote from inside? And if so how do […]

September 19, 2016

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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation: HR smoothes the way

In the era of flexible and remote working spaces, there remain vastly more businesses which require ‘solid’ premises. There are a range of reasons why a company may move: to expand the operation in growth or when merging with another operation, to save on costs in harder times as well as move to enterprise zones […]

September 19, 2016

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What’s Up with using WhatsApp at work?

Companies are always looking for different ways to engage their teams and encourage them to interact with the brand. Social media is a great platform for this, and company Facebook and Twitter presences are increasingly the norm. However, what is the role of other forms of social media in the wider engagement game? And, how can […]

September 19, 2016

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The good (and the bad) of work based Snapchat and how to manage it

Companies are always looking for different ways to engage their teams and encourage them to interact with the brand. Social media is a great platform for this, and company Facebook and Twitter presences are increasingly the norm. However, what is the role of other forms of social media in the wider engagement game? And, how can […]

September 19, 2016

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The 5 Benefits of having an up-to-date Employee Handbook (and the joys of the Ikea Kallax shelf unit)

HR Assistant, Simon Underwood, takes a look at why an organisation needs to having an Employee Handbook. Read on for 5 benefits of having an up-to-date Employee Handbook, and what that has to do with Ikea…   A Lego Imperial Tie Fighter, an Ikea Kallax shelf unit and the child’s game Mouse Trap. These are things that […]

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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Immigration skills charge comes into force April 2017

It’s April and the month brings with it a plethora of new Employment Laws and government initiatives. To guide you through one of these – the Immigration Skills Charge – our HR Manager Tim Frear, takes the business view of the new changes to the Immigration Act 2016. By Tim Frear With all the talk of Brexit and […]

September 19, 2016

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Have you budgeted for statutory redundancy pay increases from April 2017?

How is your HR strategy looking for the next financial year? All in good shape? Got all your new minimum wage levels in place in your staffing budget and payroll? Yes, then well done! How about the new maximum redundancy rates coming into force April 2017? Ooooo, did we get you there? Never fear, HR180 is […]

September 19, 2016

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A HUGE heartfelt thank you! How your donations for LGI’s Cardio/Neuro unit have been spent

HR180 – the HR superteam from Garforth, Leeds – want to thank all who contributed to our Cake Away fundraiser in November 2016, in order to buy a giant connect-4 style game for children visiting the cardio/neuro outpatients at the LGI. Here’s what happened next… Following the incredible success of our Cake Away, we are sending […]

September 19, 2016

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National No Smoking Day: How quitting smoking helps businesses

On National No Smoking Day we asked for the low-down on quitting smoking, from a reformed smoker –  our HR Manager, Becky Mee. Becky kicked the habit and offers handy hints on how this is better for the person, team and business. by Becky Mee I admit it, I’m a reformed ‘Fag Ash Lil’. Plus I’m […]

September 19, 2016

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