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What Do You Do as an HR Consultant?

admin | Jun 19, 2024

HR consultants play a vital role in helping businesses manage their human resources effectively. They...

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What is a Communication Training Program?

admin | Jun 18, 2024

Effective communication is essential in the workplace. It impacts everything from team collaboration to customer...

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Hot topic !

admin | May 24, 2024

Take a look at Employment law changes detailed in the Labour-Green Paper to strengthen workers’...

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Navigating Employment Law Changes: What the Labour-Green Paper Means for Businesses

admin | May 24, 2024

Rishi Sunak’s rain-sodden announcement of a 4 July general election may have set the stage...

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What Training Do You Need for Mental Health?

admin | May 24, 2024

Mental health has become a vital focus for many organisations, recognising that a healthy workforce...

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What are the Objectives of Customer Service Excellence Training?

admin | May 24, 2024

Customer service excellence training is a comprehensive program designed to equip individuals and teams with...

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How do HR Consultants Drive Employee Well-Being Initiatives?

admin | Apr 23, 2024

In today's fast-paced and competitive business landscape, prioritising employee wellbeing has become increasingly crucial for...

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What is the Best Leadership Training Course?

admin | Apr 19, 2024

In today's fast-paced and constantly evolving business landscape, the role of effective leadership has never...

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What are Sales Training Programs?

admin | Apr 19, 2024

In today's dynamic marketplace, where customer expectations are continually evolving, businesses must ensure that their...

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Can You Take Your Employer to an Employment Tribunal?

admin | Apr 19, 2024

Yes, you certainly can. And it is essential to know everything you can before taking...

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What is the Benefit of an Employment Contract in the UK?

admin | Feb 14, 2024

An employment contract is a legally binding agreement that outlines the terms and conditions between...

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Is it Important to Outsource Your HR Service Operations?

admin | Feb 12, 2024

In today's fast-paced and competitive business environment, companies constantly seek ways to streamline operations, enhance...

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How Can HR Support Services Benefit Your Business?

admin | Feb 5, 2024

Every enterprise, regardless of its size, depends on its human resources function to drive growth,...

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What Are The Types Of Redundancy and How Can HR Support?

admin | Feb 2, 2024

Navigating the complexities of human resources is a crucial yet daunting task for many small...

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How Do I Make a Claim to an Employment Tribunal?

admin | Jan 5, 2024

An employment tribunal serves as a crucial avenue for resolving disputes between employers and employees....

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How to Create an Employee Handbook?

admin | Jan 3, 2024

Having a well-crafted employee handbook is a cornerstone for success. Tailored specifically to meet your...

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What Should a Staff Handbook Include?

admin | Nov 21, 2023

Introducing employees to a new workplace involves more than just a desk and a job...

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Does Outsourcing HR Consulting Services Reduce Business Costs?

admin | Nov 20, 2023

As businesses strive to streamline operations and optimise budgets, the question of whether outsourcing HR...

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Why Are HR Consulting Services Important for Any Organisation?

admin | Nov 3, 2023

In today's dynamic business landscape organisations are faced with so many different challenges in the...

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How Can HR Improve Workplace Safety?

admin | Nov 3, 2023

Workplace safety is paramount for any organisation as it safeguards the well-being of employees, but...

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Which HR Tasks Can Be Outsourced?

admin | Nov 2, 2023

Human Resources (HR) is an essential part of any organisation, and it can be a...

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Understanding the Importance of HR Health and Safety Support Services

admin | Sep 27, 2023

In today’s business world, health and safety have become critical priorities for companies of all...

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Should I Hire an HR Consultant?

admin | Sep 27, 2023

As a business owner, you have enough on your plate—from meeting client demands to handling...

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How Are Employees Retained In An Organisation?

admin | Aug 22, 2023

Employee retention is undoubtedly one of the most important metrics for businesses to monitor. While...

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What are Retained HR Services and Why Do You Need Them?

admin | Aug 21, 2023

HR is undeniably one of the fundamental features of modern business, which is why the...

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What Can HR Support With? Unlocking the Full Potential of Your Human Resources Department

admin | Jul 17, 2023

The business landscape of 2023 is ever-evolving and competitive. New developments like the onset of...

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What Services Do HR Consultants Provide?

admin | Jun 14, 2023

As a business owner, you may feel overwhelmed by the ever-evolving landscape of human resources...

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What Happens if You Don’t Have an Employment Contract?

admin | May 15, 2023

When you start a new job, it is important to have an employment contract in...

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What are the 4 Types of Employment Contracts in the UK?

admin | Apr 20, 2023

Employment contracts are an important part of any job. They provide a legal framework for...

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March Newsletter Statutory Pay Changes

admin | Mar 22, 2023

The national minimum and living wage are reviewed annually and any changes take place from...

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What Are the 3 Basic Health and Safety Rights at Any Workplace?

admin | Mar 13, 2023

Health and safety in the workplace is a critical issue for employers and employees alike....

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What is outsourced HR?

admin | Jan 6, 2023

For SME businesses, finding the right HR solution could make or break their success. With...

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How do I write an Employment Contract UK?

admin | Dec 19, 2022

If you are an employer in the United Kingdom, you will need to have a...

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What happens if you don’t have a staff handbook?

admin | Dec 19, 2022

Without a staff handbook, there can be a lot of confusion in the workplace. It...

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What are the different types of employment contracts, and which one should I use?

admin | Nov 21, 2022

Employment contracts are agreements or written statements of terms between an employer and an employee...

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Is it a legal requirement to provide a contract of employment?

admin | Nov 21, 2022

It is important for employees to know what their rights and responsibilities are. Employees should...

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Does Employment Law Apply To Small Businesses?

admin | Aug 3, 2022

Are you a small business owner in the UK? Do you have employees working for...

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How much notice should an employer give for redundancy?

admin | Jun 15, 2022

Redundancy is a difficult subject for anyone in some form of employment. If your employer...

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How do I legally sack an employee?

admin | May 16, 2022

As a business owner, one of the most challenging parts is conducting employee dismissals. When...

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How do I write a paternity leave letter?

admin | Apr 26, 2022

An employee whose wife, civil partner or partner gives birth to a child, or who...

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Why Is Employee Wellbeing Important?

admin | Mar 22, 2022

What Is Employee Wellbeing? Employee wellbeing is the state of the employee’s mental and physical...

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Identifying Section Criteria For Redundancy

admin | Feb 14, 2022

One of the hardest decisions an employer will ever have to come across is the...

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What Are the 5 Fair Reasons for Dismissal?

admin | Jan 20, 2022

Employees are assets to any company, but as a business owner, you are likely to...

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How Do You Ensure Employees’ Wellbeing?

admin | Dec 16, 2021

Employee wellbeing is critical to the efficient operation of any organisation. Without it, your company...

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What Are The Stages of Redundancy?

admin | Nov 18, 2021

The Decision To Make A Redundancy Attempting to avoid mandatory redundancies demonstrates that your organisation...

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What to Include in an Employee Handbook

admin | Oct 19, 2021

Employee handbooks are a valuable guide that outline company policies and procedures and support the...

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Employment Contracts: Everything You Need To Know

admin | Sep 17, 2021

As businesses gradually reopen and employees return to work, most business owners may be responsible...

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How to Dismiss an Employee on Probation

admin | Aug 12, 2021

In most cases, when companies hire a new employee, the employee is subject to a...

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What can HR Help With?

admin | Jul 22, 2021

If you are running a business, you will need to ensure that you efficiently manage...

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Can you just sack someone?

admin | Jun 22, 2021

Firing an employee is a stressful process for both the employer and employee. For the...

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Why Outsourced HR?

admin | Jun 15, 2021

All businesses irrespective of size have to deal with a range of employee issues. As...

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Let’s talk Menopause!

admin | May 25, 2021

Hello, let's talk menopause. Not something that I'm overly comfortable talking about as a man...

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How Long Does a Written Warning Last?

admin | May 17, 2021

We all dream of working in a harmonious and trouble-free environment however this is regrettably...

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Return to the office, no office or something in between?

admin | Apr 27, 2021

We're delighted to be featured in the Business Owners Checklist in the Telegraph. Find out...

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On What Grounds Can You Dismiss an Employee?

admin | Apr 22, 2021

Employees are assets to any company, but as a business owner, you are likely to ...

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March 2021 Updates

admin | Mar 15, 2021

For the latest on furlough, changes to national minimum/national living wage and increases to statutory...

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Is a Contract of Employment a Legal Requirement?

admin | Mar 15, 2021

Clients often ask if it is necessary to give their employees a contract of employment....

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What’s your story?

admin | Feb 8, 2021

Want to know more about us here at Harwood HR Solutions? Take a look at...

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5 secrets to fostering a positive culture in the workplace!

admin | Feb 8, 2021

Join Zoe Lidster and Roy Magara from Magara Law to discover 5 secrets to fostering...

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The toxicity of bad employees

admin | Jan 14, 2021

The most powerful person in your business is... not you. You might be the company’s founder...

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How to manage an employee that doesn’t want to come back to work post COVID-19

admin | Aug 11, 2020

Eloise Shelton and Zoe Lidster discus how to handle this challenging situation.    

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The Redundancy Process Explained

admin | Aug 5, 2020

Navigating through a redundancy process can be tricky and it's important to get advice before...

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Coronavirus Economic Recovery Plan – What does this mean for employers?

admin | Jul 17, 2020

Coronavirus Economic Recovery Plan – What does this mean for employers? In a bid to...

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Latest government update to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – 29th May 2020

admin | Jun 5, 2020

  Transcript: Hello folks just a quick update regarding the coronavirus job retention scheme. The update...

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“Returning to Work” – Challenges for Employers to Consider

admin | May 29, 2020

Transport plans How employees get to and from the workplace will be a challenge for...

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Basic Guide to Redundancies

admin | May 28, 2020

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Return To Work Toolkit

admin | May 25, 2020

Our ‘Return to Work Toolkit’ contains expert advice and information, including some helpful template documents....

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Webinar – Preparing Your Business For Re-entry Following Lockdown.

admin | May 21, 2020

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Preparing your business for re-entry from lockdown! Important considerations!

admin | May 21, 2020

  Transcript: So, preparing for re-entry. The latest news is that the government are planning a...

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Webinar – Successfully Managing and Looking After Your Remote Workers and Furloughed Employees!

admin | May 6, 2020

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Staff furloughed! What now?

admin | Apr 28, 2020

  Transcript: Hello, it's been roughly four weeks since isolation here in the UK, lockdown! Many...

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What’s new? April 2020 Employment Law Updates!

admin | Apr 17, 2020

April is usually a time when we are busy talking about all of the new...

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Furloughed Workers & The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Q&A’s

admin | Apr 17, 2020

Following our webinar "A Simple Guide to Furloughed Workers and The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme"...

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Challenging Stress Remotely

admin | Apr 7, 2020

It’s World Health Day and Stress Awareness Month. That certainly calls for a minute to...

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Webinar – Guide to Furloughed Workers & The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

admin | Apr 6, 2020

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Psychological Advice for Parents Juggling Home-Working & Schooling

admin | Mar 31, 2020

Working from home? Sounds fine. But then add into the mix occupying your children and...

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Furloughed Workers and the Job Retention Scheme

admin | Mar 25, 2020

Background The Government has introduced a Job Retention Scheme for Furloughed workers. The term Furloughed...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Helpful information for employers

admin | Mar 9, 2020

As coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) continues to spread, it is important employers consider how...

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Occupational Health and When to Refer an Employee

admin | Feb 23, 2020

Occupational health are registered (NMC – nurses or GMC – Doctors) health professionals such as...

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Anxiety: Revealing The Truth

admin | Feb 7, 2020

Think of the last time you were asked to do something that sent your body...

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IR35 and April 2020 changes

admin | Jan 30, 2020

    So fair bit of talk recently about IR35 and the proposed changes by the...

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New Year, New Start…?!

admin | Jan 13, 2020

New Year; New Start? Many of your employees could be thinking this and you may...

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Should I Fire That Problem Employee?

admin | Jan 9, 2020

  Should I fire the problem employee? A common problem faced by many of our...

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Contracts and policies – are they needed?

admin | Dec 17, 2019

 One of the common questions that we often get asked is do I need...

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Christmas parties – love or loathe them they are happening! A few points for employers to consider…..

admin | Dec 4, 2019

With the festive season upon us, many companies will be looking forward to their Christmas...

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What is great HR?

admin | Nov 26, 2019

We are constantly being asked the question, what does great HR look like? To be...

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Trans-forming the Workplace

admin | Nov 20, 2019

As you may already know, I am passionate about creating workplaces where all people can...

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Do I need HR in my business?

admin | Nov 19, 2019

Transcript to video Do I need HR in my business? Do you employ people? If...

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I have an employee who is always off sick! Help!!

admin | Nov 13, 2019

  Transcript to video This is one of the biggest issues that we have to...

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Protecting the Mental Health of the Good Eggs

admin | Oct 9, 2019

With World Mental Health Day on Thursday, there is a celebrated focus of attention on...

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Let’s Unlock Your Potential

admin | Aug 9, 2019

“We are the HR solution, for visionary business leaders, who understand the invaluable power of...

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Law of Attraction – friend or foe??

admin | Jun 13, 2019

The Law of Attraction Whilst to many, the law of attraction is seen as fluffy...

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It’s Time for Change

admin | May 15, 2019

With, 1 in 6 people experiencing a common mental health problem (such as anxiety and...

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£3,136 raised for Helen & Douglas House!

admin | May 7, 2019

26.2 miles completed and over £3,000 raised – I could not be happier. I finished...

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Pre-Presentation Panic

admin | May 2, 2019

I find it hard to comprehend when people say that they simply ‘don’t get nervous’...

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The Joys of Exercise

admin | May 1, 2019

So, I have just had a PT session and they made me run around the...

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April Round-up

admin | Apr 26, 2019

There has been a lot of new legislation this month so here’s a recap in...

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Gender pay gap report deadline

admin | Apr 4, 2019

Gender pay gap reports for the private and voluntary sector in England, Wales, and Scotland...

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Statutory Payment Increase

admin | Mar 27, 2019

All employers! Be sure that you have made relevant changes, in line with the statutory...

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National Living Wage, April 2019

admin | Mar 21, 2019

Reminder!! National Living Wage to increase almost 5% from 1stApril 2019. From the 1stApril 2019...

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Mental Health Awareness

admin | Mar 18, 2019

It has been recently publicised that sadly, the Love Island 2017 contestant, Mike Thalassitis took...

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Preparing for Brexit

admin | Mar 4, 2019

The 29thMarch is looming – are you and your business prepared for Brexit?? Of course...

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Psychological contract; what does it mean? Do we need to take it seriously?

admin | Mar 1, 2019

Do you hear business jargon thrown around the office daily and wonder if it really...

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Working for free?

admin | Feb 19, 2019

If you had an extra 17 hours per month, what would you want to do...

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Remote workforce? How to make it work for your team

admin | Feb 16, 2019

A traditional approach to managing your team may consist of ensuring everyone is “clocking in...

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How Can You Avoid Employment Tribunals?

admin | Feb 14, 2019

There has, unsurprisingly, been a rise in the number of claims since the abolition of...

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Virgin London Marathon 2019 here I come!!

admin | Feb 7, 2019

Early for a client visit one September morning, I decided to treat myself to a...

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Not-so Silent Night?

admin | Jan 9, 2019

It’s that time of the year again! Drama, gossiping, alcohol fuelled arguments, and someone got...

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Anyone up for a snowball fight?

admin | Jan 9, 2019

Living in the UK, we aren’t subject to extreme weather conditions – thankfully! But that...

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Corporate Life Vs Working for yourself

admin | Jan 9, 2019

I am often asked “what’s better, working for somebody else or working for yourself”? In...

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Is your social media damaging your career prospects?

admin | Jan 9, 2019

We all know that if you work in a sensitive profession there are certain rules...

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Key Start Up Advice

admin | Jan 9, 2019

So, you want to start your own business? Fed up of your hard work and...

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What does great HR look like?

admin | Jan 9, 2019

At Harwood we pride ourselves in being amongst the best HR professionals in the country....

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And so Harwood was born……..

admin | Jan 9, 2019

Following a successful career in senior HR and leadership roles, Duncan Turner was so unimpressed...

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What Do You Do as an HR Consultant?

HR consultants play a vital role in helping businesses manage their human resources effectively. They provide expertise and support across a range of HR functions, ensuring that organisations comply with...

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