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Question time: working during a lockdown

Question time: working during a lockdown

A week in to the third national lockdown and the legalities and logistics of working during the pandemic is one of the hottest topics about. While there is no doubt that more people are allowed to go out to work this time around than were permitted to back in March,...

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Brexit checklist for employers: Are you ready for 2021?

Brexit checklist for employers: Are you ready for 2021?

Whatever your feelings about Brexit – in – or out – an agreement has finally been reached. It’s been a long time coming and despite being somewhat overshadowed, it’s important that employers are aware of any potential implications. The good news is, for now at least,...

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We need a bigger trophy cabinet!

We need a bigger trophy cabinet!

We've always prided ourselves on being an award-winning business, and over the past few months the tally keeps on growing! We're celebrating after scooping a clutch of top accolades over recent months. The company, which manages the outsourced HR for some of the North...

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When life gives you lemons ….

When life gives you lemons ….

As HR consultants and trainers, one area of key focus has always been leadership. We know that businesses need a strong leader to guide and direct the team and indeed, this is how the most successful organisations succeed. Yet what happens when things go wrong?...

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Meet the team – Samantha Croston

Meet the team – Samantha Croston

Our business is all about people – and we know that our clients love getting to know our team better. This month, we’re putting the spotlight on Sam Croston, our HR Business Partner. Time at PMHR: Three years – and they know what they say about time when you’re having...

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Engagement and Training options while remote working

Engagement and Training options while remote working

It doesn’t take a genius to tell you that the workplace has changed beyond recognition over the past 6 months. We’re working from home, staff are furloughed and for many, business is painfully slow. We know – you’ve heard it all before. But just what can companies do...

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People Matters HR 9th Birthday

People Matters HR 9th Birthday

People Matters HR are nine years old today! I can’t believe it’s nine years since I set up People Matters from a simple dream of wanting to work for myself and look after SME businesses and give them decent professional people management advice. On birthdays I always...

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Flexible Furlough Scheme update 8th July 2020

Flexible Furlough Scheme update 8th July 2020

Job Retention scheme - Flexible Furlough    Employers should now be aware that the current Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme has come to an end. From 1st July, a new Flexible Furlough scheme was launched to replace it, offering employers far greater flexibility....

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