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4 HR New Years Resolutions

2018 is here already! For many of us, it has come around far too quickly. As always, people are making New Year’s resolutions left, right and centre.  From health conscious lifestyle changes to ticking off more of your 'bucket list'; the New Year is a great time to focus on personal growth. However, have you [...]

Dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace this Christmas

Christmas is nearly here! Whether you're ready or not... Amidst the panic of getting all of your work done before the office closes, there is plenty of time for fun and cheer at the Christmas work-do. With the festivities in full flow, office parties and work-outings are everywhere. Full of great food, fun and drinks, [...]

4 HR Top Tips for Hiring your First Employees

So you want to employ someone? If you are an owner of a small business, you may often hear - DON'T! “Employees are a nightmare”, according to some, but have you considered that those giving the advice have created their own horror story. We have talked about how to recruit, engage with and retain employees [...]

The importance of HR for SMEs in Manchester and Cheshire

I recently read an interesting article on the CIPD website, about how 'SME's that don't engage with HR are putting themselves at risk'. As an HR Consultant in Manchester and Cheshire, this got me thinking. The backbone and arguably, most important part of any business, is the employees that make up the workforce. Therefore, why [...]

You’ve hired them; but how do you inspire them to stay?

Previously we have discussed attracting the right talent for your company; so now you have recruited great employees, how do you keep them? Recruiting and retaining a strong workforce pays – high engagement of employees equals improved customer and employee retention and an improvement in profitability. It’s common sense! You’ve done the hard bit, finding [...]

HR Consultant Asks – Good or Great employees?

Continuing our series on employee engagement; we now explore the ways in which you can build your team by attracting and choosing the great candidates. By ensuring you appeal to talented candidates; not only do you build on relevant skills and experiences, you create a workforce that is in tune with your business. Keeping your [...]

HR Consultant asks – Does Employee Engagement pay off?

Having recently presented a talk about staff engagement and talent management at an event in Burnley, I feel now is the perfect opportunity to further discuss the return on investment (ROI) of employee engagement in your workplace. As HR Consultants, we fully understand the effect that your employees have on your business and how staff engagement [...]

Does it matter to have tidy desk? – HR Consultants ask.

How tidy do you keep your workspace or desk? Do you keep everything organised in its assigned place, or do you prefer a more casual approach? As HR Consultants in Cheshire, we thought it would be interesting to understand the pluses and minuses associated with your personal working space. What does your desk say about [...]

HR Consultants in Cheshire asks – Are your employees ‘fit for work’?

Well, are they?  Our HR Consultants in Cheshire recently spoke about the importance of understanding and supporting your employee’s mental health within the workplace http://www.triplethreesolutions.co.uk/hr-advice-on-mental-health/ We discussed the positive and negative effects that an employee’s mental health can have on your business and how, as an employer, you can work together with our HR Consultants [...]

HR Advice – Do you need tribunal indemnity insurance?

As a business owner, we are sure that from time to time you have been called about Tribunal Indemnity Insurance; and how it protects your business in the event of being taken to tribunal by a former employee. If you're outsourcing your HR services you are likely to have been told that tribunal indemnity insurance [...]