Yes I’m mentioning the ‘C’ word – Christmas is coming and as usual you need to think of something your team will really engage with for the festive season. However, the tired old Christmas party may well not be the best approach. Is it worth the effort to ‘do Christmas’? This is a persistent question that we all ask ourselves… Read More »All the trimmings – 5 festive workplace ideas to encourage employee engagement
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Hot off the press! Check out the latest edition of Business Times (Northamptonshire) for our feature – page 6 to be precise. Are you worried about rising costs and your business? It’s not just households that the rising cost of living is going to impact this year. Businesses like yours are feeling it too, with many considering possible redundancies and restructuring to save… Read More »Are you worried about rising costs and your business?
What are we doing here? – Understanding company culture and your business I am guessing that everyone reading this article is at least partially aware of the idea of company culture. It’s one of those regularly used terms that comes up time and again in discussions around HR. But what are we actually talking about when we discuss company culture?… Read More »Understanding company culture and your business
There’s cause for celebration at Haus of HR, as we’ve just been announced as finalists in the Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Northamptonshire Business Awards. We’re one of three finalists in the Best New Business category. Haus of HR has been trading for just over a year, but we’re already making a splash in the Northamptonshire business community, delivering HR… Read More »Northamptonshire Business Awards Finalist 2022
Working 9 to 5 and that’s it! What do we mean by ‘quiet quitting’? Quiet quitting, sometimes also called silent resignation, has recently become an important focal point for human resources and management teams. So why the fuss, and what do we really mean when we talk about the quiet quitting phenomenon? What is quiet quitting? When an employee chooses… Read More »What do we mean by ‘quiet quitting’?
Not confusing career for life – Does your Employer Value Proposition matter? One of the first things we find ourselves exploring with new clients at the moment is what an Employer Value Proposition (EVP) is and why it matters to their business. The bottom line is that it should be very high on the agenda of businesses here in Towcester… Read More »What is your Employer Value Proposition?
Hot off the press! We’re featured in the latest edition of The Business Times Northamptonshire, warning businesses that failing to remain compliant with employment legislation is putting them at risk of huge fines and even legal action. Should there be a dispute with an employee, business owners may land in an employment tribunal that costs tens of thousands of pounds.… Read More »Being HR Compliant
With constant changes and updates, managing your documents can feel never-ending.
Documents take up space. Look around you, how many filing cabinets are there with drawers full to the brim with paperwork?
If you don’t have the time to sort them – or simply don’t want to remove them – here’s the solution.
1. Preparation, preparation, preparation I’ve experienced it myself first-hand, the laptop/mobile not set up properly, finding all sorts of things in my desk pedestal from the previous incumbent, my manager booking the day off and writing my own onboarding plan! Getting it right means empowering everyone who can make the new employee’s arrival a success, the manager, team members, buddy,… Read More »How to improve employee onboarding
For nearly two years employers have dealt with the huge challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented them. Prior to this employee wellbeing had been steadily rising up the corporate agenda, but as a result of the pandemic it’s now centre stage in many workplaces. However, despite this, there’s also a gap in implementing approaches, with many companies not yet… Read More »The benefits of employee wellbeing