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This woman broke stigma around mental health at workplace

This woman broke stigma around mental health at workplace

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Madalyn Parker, an American woman, breaks the stigma by taking a leave to focus on her mental health and got appreciated by the CEO of her company. It’s rather simple to ask for a leave from work when you are physically unwell. But what... Read More

14% of Brits have Lied about Tech Skills on their CV

14% of Brits have Lied about Tech Skills on their CV

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

According to a survey by memory and storage experts Crucial, more than two fifths (43%) of British office workers say that IT issues hinder them from doing their job, finding they are often having to fix their own or other people’s IT issues. The... Read More

The National Living Wage is on the rise!

The National Living Wage is on the rise!

Friday, March 31, 2017

  The National Living Wage is on the rise! The Government’s National Living Wage was introduced on the 1st April 2016 for all working people aged 25 and over. The rate will change every April starting April 2017. Most workers over school... Read More

National Sick Day - February 2017

National Sick Day - February 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Editorial covering National Sick Day, which falls on the first Monday of February each year, featured in the Woking News and Mail. Read More

Finding Candidates

Finding Candidates

Friday, August 26, 2016

When fishing for candidates, content is the best hook… By Darren Clare, CEO of Stratton Craig Despite Brexit, the recruitment sector in the UK is on the rise. In order to stay competitive, agencies must maintain a high candidate conversion rate,... Read More

National Living Wage and Auto Enrolment

National Living Wage and Auto Enrolment

Thursday, August 18, 2016

National Living Wage – 4 months on The National Living wage came into force in April this year and early studies show that businesses have seen their overall wage bill increase though only 6% said it rose to a large extent. A further 16% of firms... Read More

Woking HR Forum

Woking HR Forum

Friday, June 17, 2016

Thank you to all the Woking HR Forum members who came to our last presentation. An extremely interesting workshop with motivating discussion. Our next meeting will be held on 2nd February 2017 at the Lightbox in Woking from 08.30-11am. If you would... Read More

Do you fear asking for a pay rise?

Do you fear asking for a pay rise?

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Most people are fearful of asking for a pay rise as they don’t like rejection. Everyone is entitled to ask for a pay rise but some serious thought and research should go into the process before you step into your boss’s offices to ask. ... Read More

To commute or to work locally

To commute or to work locally

Thursday, March 31, 2016

To commute or to work locally Having recently travelled to London at rush hour and watching all of the different workers get on and off the train I personally made the decision that travelling to London for work is definitely not for me. During my journey... Read More