Tag: leadership

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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5 (or 10!) a day: What role should employers play in employee health?

In part one of his health related blog, HR180’s HR Assistant, Nuhman Sharif, took a wry look at the most up to date Government guidance on the correct number of portions of fruit and veg we should eat daily. In this, part 2 in the mini series, Nuhman considers the role employers should play in […]

September 19, 2016

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Anyone for tennis: Which umpiring skills transfer to business?

As the tennis world’s eyes turn to the All England Lawn Tennis And Croquet Club, Wimbledon, this coming Monday (3 July 2017) we take a look at what the skills of a Lawn Tennis Association Umpires transfer to business. (Credit due to BBC website!) He who shouts loudest It turns out that those with the loudest […]

September 19, 2016

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Whistleblowing in the workplace – what does it really mean?

Employees are often afraid to speak up if they see something happening that should not be happening at work.  However, employers are often sceptical of employees raising concerns and claiming to be whistleblowing when they are not.  So what is whistleblowing, and what kind of policy do you need to have in place? HR180’s HR […]

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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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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How to be happy in the workplace: International Day of Happiness 20 March 2017

With International Day of Happiness in mind, HR Manager, Ellie Garnett (who always has a cheery word at the ready, and is the life and soul of HR180) takes a look at what you need to do to maintain a happy outlook on life, with a slant towards the workplace of course! By Ellie Garnett You can take […]

September 19, 2016

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5 ideas to inspire New Year’s Resolutions in the workplace

Christmas is fast approaching and before you know it, Big Ben will be chiming to welcome in the New Year. Perhaps you have set yourself some personal goals for 2017 – to eat healthily or get back in contact with old friends. But what about your New Year’s Resolutions for the workplace? HR180’s HR Manager, […]

September 19, 2016

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‘Christmas Relationships’: 4 top tips for working together afterwards!

HR180’s Chelsea Davis considers the embarrassing Christmas Party clinch – and how EVERYONE in your workplace can live with it afterwards! I am sure most of us have been in similar situations when drinks are flowing and your best dance moves have made an appearance – then out of nowhere the person you sit across from […]

September 19, 2016

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Great British Bake Off: #GBBO teaches us that people are key

Leeds based HR180 supports organisations with Outsourced HR and HR Consulting throughout the UK. Expert opinion is one of our strengths – so here’s Claire Morley-Jones on lessons we can learn from the Great British Bake Off – and it’s not about avoiding a soggy bottom… For some, the big news of last week was ‘Brangelina’ and […]

September 19, 2016

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