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Here comes the snow again....

Posted on 8th November 2016

Here comes the snow again....

Once again, UK businesses are set to be disrupted by snow. So how do you manage the inevitable late arrivals, absence and transport delays.

7 Safety Practices You Cannot Ignore - What does your business need to do?

Posted on 3rd November 2016

7 Safety Practices You Cannot Ignore - What does your business need to do?

All employers, regardless of industry or size, have a legal duty to implement Health and Safety Management to ensure their employees remain safe.

When running a small business, there is so much to think about and health and safety responsibilities are often viewed as just another added burden, but ensuring you have a few valuable safety practices in place can avoid costly fines, fees in the future and working days lost. 

Storm in a Supermarket!

Posted on 21st October 2016

Storm in a Supermarket!

There seems to be no end of bad news for the big supermarkets this week. Two important cases have hit the news that highlight the care that needs to be taken with terms and conditions of employment.

English Football Scandal - a reminder of bribery and corruption risks to businesses

Posted on 3rd October 2016

English Football Scandal - a reminder of bribery and corruption risks to businesses

Following Sam Allardyce losing his job last week as England Manager for suggesting he would break the rules of his FA employers for money and now the accusation of EIGHT Premier League managers being accused of receiving “bungs” for player transfers in another huge scandal, this is an important reminder of the business risks posed by bribery and corruption. 

Welcome To Our Team

Posted on 22nd September 2016

Welcome To Our Team

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Wendy Cresswell who joined us in September as an HR Advisor. Wendy has HR and management experience in a wide range of industries which includes transport, healthcare, financial services...

Google Make Mobile Searches Evem More User Friendly

Posted on 1st September 2016

Google Make Mobile Searches Evem More User Friendly

It’s no secret that Google’s ranking algorithms strongly favour websites that are mobile friendly in search listings.  When their search priorities were changed in 2015, Google added a helpful tag that told a user whether the site they were about to click on was “mobile friendly”.  As from August, this tag has been removed, find out about the impact of these changes. 

6 Ways to Improve Your Performance Appraisals

Posted on 31st August 2016

6 Ways to Improve Your Performance Appraisals

Recent research suggests that companies that do away with appraisals experience a drop in productivity. Clearly there is value in the appraisal process, but how can we make it work better? Here are a few tips.