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Ghosting in the workplace

Ghosting in the workplace

So what is "ghosting"? It first appeared as a term in the online dating world, meaning when one partner suddenly goes silent on their date, by blocking their phone number or not responding to any messages after a period of communication or a couple of dates. However,...

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Snow disruption – guidelines for employers

Snow disruption – guidelines for employers

The temperatures are dropping that's for sure, so we could be in for a cold snap with a real chance of snow, so what happens if these conditions make it difficult to get to work, particularly when transport is cancelled or delayed and schools are closed.  For...

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Lets have a positive Blue Monday…

Lets have a positive Blue Monday…

It's the third Monday in January, what is commonly known now as Blue Monday or the most depressing day of the year!  We are not contesting that January can be a genuinely tough time for some people, but it can also be a time of new beginnings and making decisions for...

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How to reduce employee sick leave

How to reduce employee sick leave

One of the biggest challenges for employers is that sick leave, unlike annual leave, cannot be planned ahead. Also, aside from this, sick leave heavily impacts productivity and lowers the morale of other employees who are suddenly lumped with the workload of a sick...

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Why you need HR in 2019!

Why you need HR in 2019!

In 2019, if you want your business to be a roaring success you need to look after your employees, as they really are your greatest asset.  By getting the best out of your employees, by treating them fairly and providing growth opportunities you can achieve this. ...

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8 resolutions for a successful New Year at work

8 resolutions for a successful New Year at work

It’s 2019 - a new year, a beginning, so new goals and resolutions, new plans and new directions naturally fuel your thoughts. Lots of people find New Year's resolutions intimidating and daunting, but you can take action to achieve your new goals with these eight...

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Empower your team – 6 traits of effective Project Managers

Empower your team – 6 traits of effective Project Managers

Project Management is a task orientated talent, the effectiveness of the right project manager is the difference between the task being successfully delivered, on time and within budget, or not.  So what makes an effective project manager? Good question… we've listed...

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HR and Employment Law changes to be aware of in 2019

HR and Employment Law changes to be aware of in 2019

Over the past year, employers have had to come to terms with quite a few changes to HR and Employment law, with the introduction of GDPR, increases to the national minimum wage, gender pay reporting and taxation of termination payments. So employers what are you...

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December – your survival guide

December – your survival guide

Well I don't know about you, but this year just seems to have flown by! There is no denying it - December is here... A slight panic rose in my stomach this morning thinking of all the things I have to do in just a few weeks!! I hope I'm not the only one that is...

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Why you need a Talent Attraction Pack for your business

Why you need a Talent Attraction Pack for your business

If talent attraction is often on your to do list, it may be that you need to think about your approach towards enticing great candidates to want to work for your business and step up your communication to them. The job market is competitive and good candidates are...

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Tips for a stress free office Christmas party

Tips for a stress free office Christmas party

The annual office Christmas party is a fantastic opportunity to reward employees for their hard work and a chance for everyone to relax, unwind and enjoy one another’s company outside of the office environment. But as you may have learnt from attending Christmas...

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – Why businesses need a HR and Talent audit

FRIDAY HR FAQS – Why businesses need a HR and Talent audit

Whether you are a SME or a global company, HR and Talent strategy should be a priority for your business. If you have a HR function in place you should already be aware of your obligations as an employer and what you need to be doing to ensure you remain compliant....

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FRIDAY HR FAQS – First Aid at work what do you need to do?

FRIDAY HR FAQS – First Aid at work what do you need to do?

First aid at work is a very important element of ensuring compliance with your duty of care as an employer in regards to Health & Safety. While of course we hope it is never needed, you must consider the risks your employees may be exposed to while carrying out...

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Tips for maximising your profits this Christmas…

Tips for maximising your profits this Christmas…

Have you started to think about how you could maximise your profits this festive season? Practical business owners are starting to pull together their plans and ensure that they’ve built some strong foundations for success, of course though, some expert guidance can...

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How to improve your HR practices by the end of the year

How to improve your HR practices by the end of the year

Ok business owners it’s now the final quarter of 2018! if you still have some goals that you haven’t quite achieved, now’s the time to do it and make that final push. It’s also time to look back and see over the year and work out your wins, losses and what needs to be...

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