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 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 [...]

HR Consultant asks – Are we all taking the time off work we deserve?

As I sit in an internet café on a campsite in The Netherlands, I note how easily people pop in to catch up with work whilst on holiday. In fact, as an HR Consultant, I’m joining them in that activity. Along with people working, there are children on social media; all getting along side by [...]

HR Advice on Mental Health & Wellbeing at Work in Cheshire

According to Business in the Community, ‘Workplace mental health is a collective responsibility’. As an employer, it is important to recognise when your staff may be under too much stress and know how to help them to manage it by creating an environment that encourages conversations that negate stigma around mental health.  As an HR [...]

HR Consultant in Manchester’s Advice on Hiring Millennials

As an HR Consultant in Manchester, I would like to shed some light on the unnecessary stereotypes placed on millennials. I also wish to show you how hiring millennials will really affect your business for the better. However, this may mean challenging your way of thinking. What is a 'millennial'? According to; ‘ Millennials, also [...]

HR Cheshire Tips on How to Spot an Exceptional Employee

Many managers think it is easy to spot a 'good' employee - they are hardworking, dependable and proactive and bring a broad range of skills to the table. It is probably just as 'easy' to spot a poor employee as well. But how do you spot the 'exceptional' ones? As a company who offer service [...]

How Your HR Advisor can Help Employess Prepare for Performance Reviews

As a professional HR Advisor in Manchester, we are aware that for many employers having a conversation with their employees is a great opportunity for managers and employees to be able to discuss how things are going in general, including things that are going well and things that are not going so well. We know [...]

An HR Advisor in Manchester’s View on the ‘Great Repeal Bill’

Earlier this year, the Prime Minister of the UK Theresa May activated Article 50, which triggered the start of the UK’s exit from the European Union. As an HR Advisor in Manchester, we know this news has had a profound effect on many business owners who believe that this may be a big issue and [...]

A HR Cheshire View on Zero Hour Contracts

Zero Hour Contracts - Why Are They So Important? The Office of National Statistics (ONS) recently revealed that the number of people in the UK who were being employed on a Zero Hours Contract had reached a record high, and currently stands at around 910,000. This figure is around 105,000 more people than there were [...]

How to Prepare for Tough HR Interview Questions

As a company offering help with HR in Cheshire, we know that doing well in an interview requires a certain amount of dexterity when it comes to handling the questions that are thrown at you. Research has shown that 90% of new hires in companies fail because of a mismatch in behavioral skills, and so [...]