6 Top HR Tips for Small Businesses

To help avoid HR blunders in your business, see below for our 6 Top HR Tips:

  1. Recruitment: Make sure your recruitment process is spot on in order to secure the best candidates. If possible, hold all interviews for the role on the same day, using the same interview questions so you are easily able to compare candidates and make Read More…
By |2020-09-16T11:55:09+00:00September 16th, 2020|

Do you like the people you work with?

You will probably spend a third of your life at work so being with people you like is pretty important.  However, research shows that two thirds of workers don’t like their colleagues and are just waiting for home time to get away from them.

Many workers cite being excluded, idleness and too much talking as reasons for having a poor Read More…

By |2020-02-06T15:44:08+00:00February 6th, 2020|

Is Now The Time To Change Jobs?

Early in the new year is a time when traditionally people review how the previous year has been, their life and their goals.  Opportunities for reflection and down time over the festive period gives many the opening to think about their future and how they want to live their life. Many people resolve to make changes.

Intrinsically linked with this Read More…

By |2020-01-16T12:45:35+00:00January 16th, 2020|

Christmas party or Christmas problem?

‘Tis the season to be jolly and to attend the yearly corporate shindig – the office Christmas party.  The idea of this annual event is rooted in corporate goodwill. A way to show appreciation to your employees for a year of hard work. Some may view the office Christmas party as a corporate-like event that they, being mindful Read More…

By |2019-12-03T10:47:59+00:00December 3rd, 2019|

How do you make a decision?

How will you know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that any decision you make is the right one?  Sometimes, we can all guilty of decision paralysis by over-analysis.  Some things in life are black or white, and so are easy to make decisions about. A juggernaut is speeding towards you. You want to live. You Read More…

By |2019-11-08T08:45:51+00:00November 11th, 2019|

Is Your Door Always Open?

Do you have an ‘open door’ policy or is your door always open?  Is this a formal company policy or your personal management style?  As a manager, leaving your door open for staff to drop in with questions and queries or to chat through the latest project can be very beneficial.  If you have a company Read More…

By |2019-11-06T12:14:03+00:00October 23rd, 2019|

Managing your time when you don’t have the time!

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to get so much more done in a day than you do? Do you feel like you are working longer hours than ever, yet never seem to get to the bottom of your ‘To Do’ list? You are not alone.

The good news is that time management isn’t rocket science. By Read More…

By |2019-09-13T08:56:59+00:00September 13th, 2019|

Summer time is here again 

Summer time is here again 

Does it seem now that everyday someone is missing from the office and on occasions, most of the staff are out on the same day? The increase in employees’ time off during the summer months happens for many reasons. School is out and it is the best time for a family vacation, or friends/family Read More…

By |2019-08-09T08:39:31+00:00August 8th, 2019|

Did You Know…?

DID YOU KNOW…?

You already know that we take care of all your tricky HR needs and assist with your HR problem solving but did you know we are also experts in the fun HR stuff too!

We know you are the expert when it comes to your company and you know we’re the experts when it comes to your HR Read More…

By |2019-07-29T12:22:59+00:00July 31st, 2019|

Who’s the Best Person to Host a Cocktail Party?

Ever been to a party that is just, well, a bit flat?  The host of any party is the crucial social oil which greases any party and helps it go with a bang.  But some people just Read More…

By |2019-07-05T11:12:28+00:00July 8th, 2019|

How well do all your staff get on with each other?

Do you have this cosy idea that all your staff work well together as a team, help each other out when the pressure is on and cover absent colleagues workload?  Well forget it!  Recent research from Ceridian Read More…

By |2019-06-10T09:59:46+00:00June 10th, 2019|

The Value of Appraisals Masterclass

Thank you to all those who attended our appraisal Masterclass on Thursday 16 May.

For those who could not make it, we wanted to share some key points from the Masterclass and to give you a flavour of the content covered.

  1. The value of an appraisal process

Far from being a tick box exercise, appraisals should form a key role in Read More…

By |2019-05-20T11:54:28+00:00May 20th, 2019|
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