Social Media in the workplace – disaster or delight?

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Used to connect individuals, share information, content and ideas, social media plays a Read More…

By |2019-03-25T11:32:38+00:00March 25th, 2019|

Employment Contracts Masterclass

Thank you to all those who attended our Employment Contracts Masterclass last week – it was great to see you there.

This is a subject area that always generates lots of questions so we thought we would provide you with a few key facts.

What is a contract of employment? – A legally binding agreement between an employer and employee.

What are Read More…

By |2019-03-11T11:12:55+00:00March 11th, 2019|

Has anyone used Shared Parental Leave yet?

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Shared Parental Leave was introduced in 2015, and around 285,000 couples are eligible every year, however only 2% take advantage of the option.

So what exactly is it? Well, Shared Parental Leave Read More…

By |2019-02-14T12:19:23+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Why we need to be excited about HR

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By |2019-01-29T09:02:32+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Work drinks or drinking at work – what’s the difference?

So we all love a little tipple now and then (we won’t mention the Sapience Christmas party!), but what if alcohol starts to be a major problem in the workplace? Two weeks into Dry January (31 days has never felt so long) it’s worth looking at alcohol in the workplace, what are the rules and what you can do Read More…

By |2019-01-14T11:39:37+00:00January 14th, 2019|

The key to a successful Secret Santa

That time of year has come around once again! No matter who you are, whether you love it or hate it, there really is no escaping Christmas – even in the workplace.  If you are thinking of running a ‘Secret Santa’ as part of your company’s Christmas festivities, we have put together a guide to help you ensure success.

Make Read More…

By |2018-12-03T13:50:38+00:00December 4th, 2018|

How to be Happy at Work!

You might think that this is a bit of a contradiction but being happy at work not only helps your productivity but also your general well-being.  It is possible to both be happy and be at work!

A 2016 study from the University of Warwick found that happiness led to a 12% spike in productivity, while conversely, unhappy workers were Read More…

By |2018-11-14T13:37:50+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Superstar Selection Masterclass

Thank you to all those who attended our Superstar Selection Masterclass on Thursday 1st November at the Hub – it was great to see faces both regular and new.

Recruiting your workforce and your teams is one of the most important areas to get right – and it’s not just about a bum on a seat.

Not only can the whole Read More…

By |2018-11-05T11:12:26+00:00November 5th, 2018|

Is a grey suit the best thing to wear to an interview?

Job interviews can turn even the calmest and most collected individual into a nervous wreck. It’s a big deal, getting the job could be the start of something great. Making a good first impression is essential and one way this can be achieved is through what you wear. A common choice for an interview is the ubiquitous grey suit, Read More…

By |2018-10-16T08:44:24+00:00October 16th, 2018|

How to design your interview process to find that perfect candidate.

Bringing somebody new into your company is a big deal. A new employee can be the best thing since sliced bread or they can go down like a lead balloon! The reality of the matter is that finding a person that fits in with your company is not always going to be easy. In order to find this elusive Read More…

By |2018-09-25T12:05:33+00:00September 25th, 2018|

What is HR?

Do you ever find yourself wondering what HR people spend their days doing?

The HR department spend their days spinning many plates – and sometimes those plates are on fire! All joking aside, the HR department ensures that every individual and asset is well-oiled, strategically utilised and of course, legal – allowing for key business goals to be achieved.

Traditionally when Read More…

By |2018-09-13T08:55:48+00:00September 13th, 2018|
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