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.

Video Interviews - Tips on making the right impression.

Interviewing by Video

My cousin texted me over the weekend and excitedly after returning to the UK recently she has been offered a job interview! They’re going to be doing the interview by zoom so I thought I’d share my tips on holding and attending an interview via zoom – remember interviews work both ways, you’re both trying…
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Refer a friend: Our HR services referral programme

Refer a Friend

Our business has grown on referrals since the beginning.  We build great relationships with our clients and they don’t want to go anywhere else!  They do however love to share us with their friends which is highlighted with most of our new business coming from referrals. We want to ensure that our clients (or personal…
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Working from home - Advice for employers

Remember me… I am still here!

Remote working has often been a thing that many directors and managers wouldn’t even consider in previous times.  I’m unsure whether this has been due to lack of trust or their inability to manage from a far! However, it has now become a reality for many businesses and rather than trust and management being the…
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Empty offices: What is Furlough?

The F Word…

Before last Friday had someone said to me “please don’t use the f word again in the workplace” there would have been only one word I thought they meant but this week it seems to be a very different word that is bringing stress and sweat to any HR or Employment Law expert!! ‘Furlough’ – who even…
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Working from home - Tips to help homeworking.

Working From Home

Many businesses are now faced with no other option than to allow employees to work from home.  Some haven’t done this before as they are concerned that people wont work as well as they should (there’s less visibility and no trust) and others just haven’t done it as their business set up hasn’t allowed it. However,…
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I'm too busy - Tips on Time Management

Busy Doing Nothing!

How many times in a day do you say, “no I’m too busy”?  “I can’t do that because I’m far too busy”?  What are you really saying to the person that has reached out to ask for your help or input? I’ll tell you – that you’re far too important and can’t be arsed to…
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Staff Retention - How happy are your employees?

How Happy are your Team…

Does everyone skip into work or does everyone seem to move slower than a sloth?  Could you do more to motivate your team?  What are their motivators?  Maybe we can help….. Employee engagement shouldn’t be something to stress about – we can take that off your plate. Here are 3 benefits an engaged workforce has…
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HR Systems - Breathe - People Management Software

Would You Like More Time…

We saw a report this week that said on average business owners spend between 18 and 40 hours a month on their HR. If we take the lower amount that’s approximately 1 hour a week on people issues – imagine what you could do if you had that time back – what other results could…
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