National living wage – Are you prepared?

On April 1st 2016 the new National Living Wage will come into play. Employees aged 25 and over (not in the first year of an apprenticeship) will be legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour, a fifty pence increase on the current living wage of £6.70. As an employer, you will have a responsibility… Continue reading

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Recruiting the right candidate – By Lauren Campbell

The importance of hiring the right candidate and finding the best fit for your company comes from having clear objectives on the needs of the business and finding a common ground for goals at the interview stage which is a vital asset in any recruitment project. Finding employees who are productive and proactive within the… Continue reading

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Effectively managing a resignation – By HPC’s Eluned Ward

I was once told think of an organisation as a bucket of water, and when somebody leaves it is like you remove a cup of water from the bucket – it causes ripples but eventually it will return to a smooth surface. How long those ripples continue will depend on how a resignation is handled.… Continue reading

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Morning motivation – 10 top tips for getting you out of bed in the morning

Getting out of bed is never particularly easy, especially in these colder months. You may often find that you have to drag, bully or even bribe yourself out of bed in the morning ahead of commuting into work. Here’s our list of 10 ways that you can make getting out of bed in the morning… Continue reading

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Making Work, Work Better – By Darren McLeod from Agent Marketing

So much to do and so little time. We’ve all said it. We’ve all gazed at the blurred scribbles of a never ending to-do list, wondering where to start and where it will ever finish. We all work to deadlines and sometimes it’s a struggle to find the time to get them done. Increasingly, we… Continue reading

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