Business leaders would have to have their head firmly in the sand not to see that today’s consumers are increasingly voting with their wallets, and choosing where possible to support brands operating with a higher purpose.
With a change of Government late last year, many of us waited in anticipation for how that change would affect us as employers and business owners. We now have some clarity as to what those key amendments will look like
Psychometric tests are designed to reveal details about behavioural traits and personality which often don’t come to light within the interview process. They are also useful tools to identify and develop talented leaders, build employee engagement, and ensure business results. For most people, there is a gap between who they think they are and how others perceive them.
Getting payroll wrong can prove to be very costly for the employer. Retrospective adjustments going back 6 years, along with financial penalties imposed, are potential consequences of getting it wrong.
It is crucial to take a lot of time and thought into recruiting a new person. As the old saying goes, ‘one bad apple spoils the bunch’ – so you really don’t want to hire the wrong person into your business. Tara Dennehy, one of our recruitment advisors tells us what to consider when looking to hire and why as an employer, recruitment should always be on your mind.
You would think that teams are everywhere; we use that word so freely in workplaces so we must be teams, right? The reality is we mostly work as groups, not as teams. In a truly successful team we give all we can to the team and to each other. Julie uses the National Women's Rugby Team The Black Ferns as an example of a successful team.
When a secondment opportunity came up to work for Staples Rodway’s sister company Baker Tilly International (BTI) in London, Tracey Soffe jumped at the chance. What better way to further her career and travel the world.
12 months ago MBIE estimated the total cost around the country of payroll underpayments could top $2 billion, affecting more than 700,000 employees. Kearin Pollard discusses the effect this has on businesses and what to do to avoid this happening to you.