HR Advice and News

Read on to find our company news, top tips and HR advice for dealing with some difficult situations. For many businesses, these situations are all too common. If you find them useful, why not follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn? Or for tailored HR advice, get in touch with us.

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Introduction to HR software

Spending too much time on HR admin? 😩 Imagine a world where HR tasks are completed with lightning speed and you have immediate access to insights that’ll help you make great business decisions… Well, there’s a solution. It’s HR software. And it will probably revolutionise the way you manage your employees and business forever. 📈…
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The Pulse – October 2023

Are non-parents picking up the slack in your business? Today we’re going to talk about a topic that’s been buzzing around offices for years… finding equilibrium between employees with children and those without. Recently, a study revealed that employees without children often feel like they’re left holding the fort while their parent colleagues dash out…
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The quick guide to HR analytics

HR Analytics – helping you make GREAT business decisions Want to be a ‘super boss’ and make GREAT business decisions backed by data? 🦸‍♂️ Keep on reading ⬇️ Take a minute to think about how you make some of your everyday decisions. When you’re deciding what to wear, you’ll check the weather forecast. When you’re…
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The Pulse – September 2023

Want to make GREAT business decisions? Here are 3 ways HR analytics can help Your workforce is the greatest asset your business has. And it’s your workforce that helps you achieve your business goals, or not. But there’s a disconnect between how you manage your team and how you run the business. Why? Because you…
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The Pulse – August 2023

Money may make the world go round but it’s NOT our biggest motivator. Bad bonuses and incentives can actually be HUGELY DEMOTIVATING.  We all need money. Many of us wouldn’t say no to more of it. But for most people, it’s not the number one reason for getting out of bed in the morning This…
Read More The Pulse – August 2023
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The Pulse – July 2023

What is mediation and why is it effective at resolving conflict? I often hear from business owners at their wit’s end because two (or more) employees are locked in conflict over something or other. Often, the real reason for the conflict is something minor, but things escalate at such a pace that a resolution doesn’t…
Read More The Pulse – July 2023
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Resolve Conflict like a BOSS

Do you sometimes feel like you’re working in a playground? Do you struggle sometimes handling the conflict between your staff? Well read my guide – how to resolve conflict like a BOSS. If you think about it, conflict is a natural part of day-to-day life. With individual views, preferences and ideas It’s normal, healthy and……
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Out with the old, in with the new?

When someone hands in their notice is your natural stance to advertise externally and get new blood into the business? Why? Far too often I see companies overlooking their current employees when they’re hiring for a role. Please tell me it’s something you consider before hiring for a new role?! There are so many advantages…
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The Pulse – June 2023

Are you doing all you could be to support working parents? Parents have it tough these days, and not just when they’re trying to wrestle screens away from their children! More families than ever have both parents working – the cost of living means being a stay-at-home parent is unrealistic for most. Dealing with work…
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The Pulse – May 2023

Your monthly HR newsletter for busy business owners 3 ways the cost-of-living crisis is affecting your team  The cost-of-living crisis is affecting most of us in one way or another. And your employees are no different. In fact, our teams are more stressed than ever, and that’s going to have a knock-on effect on your…
Read More The Pulse – May 2023