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Getting Back To Business

If like many others you dread the post-holiday workload, you may be putting pressure on yourself that could easily be managed. The key is to develop strategies so that your holiday good-feeling doesn't evaporate the moment you step back in to your workplace.

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The Gender Pay Gap

Back in April 2017 new legislation was introduced whereby organisations with over 250 employees have to report data regarding their gender pay gap. They will also have to report on the proportion of male and female employees in different pay quartiles and those who receive bonuses.

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Skip Referencing At Your Peril!

The pressure on HR and Recruiters to source talent quickly is unrelenting and according to a recent survey by the REC it is reference checking that is the casualty. The problems that may be caused by missing out this essential part of the hiring process could be hazardous in terms of the costs to…

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Pre-boarding - Don't Lose Your Hire!

We live in the age of communication, we receive calls, emails and text messages for simple things such as a doctor’s appointment, a parcel delivery or rating a service. People expect to be communicated with, so why do companies still continue to advertise a job, screen candidates, hold multiple…

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Succession Planning & Brexit

The CIPD has said ‘Whilst the triggering of Article 50 does not of itself bring about immediate changes, businesses can position themselves to respond with more agility by, amongst other things, laying the groundwork for future workforce planning now’.

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Supporting Local Music Students

This weekend we are proud to sponsor pupils from Chichester College and Southdown’s College who are taking part in the Mike Birch Memorial Jazz Weekend workshop. The weekend provides an opportunity for aspiring musicians of all abilities to improve their skills. Renowned tutors and Jazz musicians…

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Managing Stress

In 2016 Business in the Community (BIC) undertook the largest survey ever of mental wellbeing at work. They cited the following, ‘One in four people will experience a mental health problem. At any point one in six of the working age population is suffering from a mental health condition. Last year…

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FPR Group - Investors in People

FPR Group is proud to confirm that following March’s audit our Investors in People Accreditation has been extended to 2020. Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management. The internationally recognised accreditation is held by 14,000 organisations across the world.

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Managing Probationary Periods

There is nothing in law that requires employers to use probationary periods, they are however commonly used when a new employee joins a company, and are a useful way of assessing performance in a given time frame. An employees’ statutory rights in regard to employment law are not affected by…

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