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Out with the Old: The Changing Face of Performance Management

Posted in: HR Updates on 17/05/2017 This month we will analyse how the performance management landscape is changing through the use of a number of new and innovative methods. Why the change? The topic of “Performance Management” is one that we can all struggle with but the reality is that it’s an essential component for developing an...
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It costs more to replace staff than to develop them

Posted in: HR Updates on 11/05/2017 ‘But if we train them then they’ll just leave and go somewhere else.’ And, ‘we don’t have time to train.’ These are concerns that I have heard managers raise recently and it has prompted me to explore the area of learning and development and whether or not these fears are justified. It costs more t...
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How to manage your new first-time leaders

Posted in: HR Updates on 03/05/2017 In this video, Craig Thompson discusses how HR practitioners and businesses can support first-time leaders to help them succeed in their role, the importance of a clear job specification, induction and training on the path to creating a successful leader. How can HR practitioners and busine...
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Careers and Learning: Real time, all the time

Posted in: HR Updates on 27/04/2017 With employees now enjoying the prospect of a 60-year working life, companies are beginning to rethink the way careers are managed as well as how best to deliver on learning and development. Leading organisations are looking to redesign their career models. 83% of respondents of Deloitte’s 2017 Glo...
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HR Insights: Creating a Sales Culture Within an Organisation

Posted in: HR Updates on 20/04/2017 To me, job titles don’t matter. Everyone is in sales. It’s the only way we stay in business. – Harvey Mackay A number of months ago I arrived at a hotel after a long early morning journey, through fog and darkness to a destination I wasn’t previously familiar with. As you can imagine it wasn’t the ...
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Employee Recognition: Who Cares?

Posted in: HR Updates on 12/04/2017 Employee recognition is undoubtedly an important engagement technique with organisations varying in their approach to it ranging from formalised recognition schemes such as donuts for everyone to informal gestures such as giving staff a pen for ten years’ service. Perks and thank-you But who is rig...
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Horrible bosses and what to do about them

Posted in: HR Updates on 04/04/2017 Horrible Bosses and What to Do about Them It's a really interesting topic, and it's a conversation that nobody ever likes to have and we kind of avoid it. What we'll be talking about includes: Why are there so many bad bosses in the first place? Why do they get away with it for so long...
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The Organisation of the Future: Arriving Now

Posted in: HR Updates on 23/03/2017 As organisations become more digital, they face a growing imperative to redesign themselves to move faster, adapt more quickly, facilitate rapid learning and embrace the dynamic career demands of their people. It is becoming evident that traditional hierarchical structures are unable to meet these ...
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Please Mind the Gap: Gender Pay Reporting - What NI Businesses Need to Know

Posted in: HR Updates on 13/03/2017 If you have heard something about gender pay gap reporting but are unsure how and when it will apply then read on! In GB, there is an imminent requirement following a revision of the Equality Act (2010) to carry out gender pay gap reporting from 6th April 2017. Northern Ireland has yet to pass si...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay and Conditions of Employment
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The Mental Health Stigma

Posted in: HR Updates on 08/03/2017 After reading a recent Legal-Island Weekly Review of Developments (24/2/2017) on how 'mental health is a no go issue' it got me thinking about the subject and how equipped employers are to deal with mental health issues in the workplace. The weekly update described how a survey carried out by Legal...
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Sickness and Absence Health and Safety