We are growing our business, but how do we hire the right talent?

Bal Dhesi

We are growing our business, but how do we hire the right talent?

“We experienced this challenge with a start-up business, whose company grew from only a handful of employees to over 20 staff members within a very short period. Building a team so quickly and finding the right talent, without clear expectations or defined responsibilities, can expose a company to an unsettled workforce. We know that finding …

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Propelling the next generation with the kickstart scheme

Let’s discuss the Kickstart Scheme! Are you working with the next generation of talent?

In its first month, the Government’s Kickstart Scheme has created 19,000 jobs and, 4,359 employers apply across Great Britain, with more business applications accepted each week. This initiative will cost £2billion and will create 250,000 job opportunities. The Kickstart Scheme is an ‘innovative way to help young people to work and spur Britain’s economic revival’, …

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Why employee retention is important for your business

With many businesses focussing on reducing their workforce, employee retention may not be a business owner’s priority. However, having a high staff turnover will impact your cash-flow, so retaining your talented, skilled workforce is key to your business’s recovery. So, what employee retention strategies should you put in place? Appreciate your employees Perhaps a simple …

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redundancy pitfalls

How can employers avoid the redundancy pitfalls?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenging time for businesses over the last few months, and as various industries start to re-open and evaluate their current cash-flow situation, many employers will be making difficult decisions with regards to their staff. Unfortunately for some businesses, redundancy may be the only option for recovery. However, even the …

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Why is now the right time to undertake our HR Health Check?

From the initial UK lockdown in March 2020 to the slow easing of our social distancing measures, employers have had to make endless decisions relating to their staff. These decisions are now having to be made within a matter of days, rather than the usual weeks or months of deliberation. So, as you embark on …

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Do your policies and procedures work for your company?

Any business that has people working for it needs to have suitable policies and procedures. With human nature being what it is, employees may test limits and act “creatively” in workplace situations, so it is vital that you have a strategy for developing, communicating and enforcing a set of policies and practices that reflect your …

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