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We Won a Courier Business Award!

We Won a Courier Business Award!

We are absolutely delighted that we won Small Business of the Year at the Courier Business Awards on on 30th October 2021! It was a brilliant evening and it was great to catch up with our fab team socially. It means a lot that our efforts have been recognised in this...

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Meet Ann, Our HR Advisor

Meet Ann, Our HR Advisor

We're excited to introduce you to our new HR Advisor, Ann Brown. Ann joined the team last week and has fitted in perfectly already. As our HR Advisor, Ann will support our clients with every aspect of HR. Find out how Ann's first week has gone:   My experience in...

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Sexism in the Workplace

Sexism in the Workplace

Sexism in the workplace is not only completely unacceptable, it's also illegal in the UK. It's disappointing that sex discrimination is still happening in some of the most well-known organisations today. We recently read an article about a former firearms officer who...

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Can I Fire an Employee for a Social Media Post?

Can I Fire an Employee for a Social Media Post?

Cast your mind back to England playing in the finals of the Euros. What’s the one thing that stands out in your memory? Probably not the missed penalties but rather the unacceptable, abhorrent racial abuse directed at the players afterwards. So, what would you do if...

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James’ Journey To The HR Booth

James’ Journey To The HR Booth

Having spent 2 months working at The HR Booth, I can safely say that the bar has been set high for other companies on how to welcome new recruits. This applies particularly to myself who is new to the world of HR, walking into an unfamiliar setting. This was my first...

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Mental Health Training for Managers

Mental Health Training for Managers

It's great to see that many employers making an effort to understand the impact work can have on their employees mental health. Raising awareness, and updating company policies is a great step to improving mental health in the workplace. However, is it enough? There...

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Apprenticeship Employment Protection

Apprenticeship Employment Protection

In the eyes of the Court, training is the main purpose of an Apprenticeship contract. This is even considered more important than the working aspect of an Apprenticeship with apprentices splitting their time between the workplace and college. It’s important to always...

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Meet Vicky, Our HR Administrator

Meet Vicky, Our HR Administrator

We are excited to introduce you to Vicky, our Recruitment & HR Administrator. Vicky joined our team last week and has already made a great impression! Find out more about how her first week has gone:   My experience in HR   ''I have always worked in...

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Menopause in the workplace

Menopause in the workplace

Menopause in the workplace is something we are all becoming more aware of and it’s about time! Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians found that the majority of women don’t feel comfortable to talk about menopause with their employers and managers....

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Employee Absence Management Tips In Time for Winter

Employee Absence Management Tips In Time for Winter

We're not even a week in to October and it already feels like the temperature has dropped dramatically. This is a not-so-subtle reminder that winter is on its way. The Autumn and Winter months can bring a lot of unwanted disruptions to your business and it's important...

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Meet our Marketing Executive, Shannon McAllister

Meet our Marketing Executive, Shannon McAllister

Shannon is our Marketing Executive. She joined the team in 2017 and celebrated 4 years with the team last month. Shannon has worked behind the scenes on all our marketing activities throughout this time on a part-time basis, mainly working 1 or 2 days per week. She...

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