It’s amazing the UK takes years – literally – to remove illegal immigrants but someone who has lived, studied and worked here continually for the last 10 years paying full tax and National Insurance has just been given 60 days notice to leave the UK. Her employers – a global organisation – on learning this, … More Right?
Some of the office team have decided a good way to blow away the stresses of the week is to jump out of a plan strapped to a complete stranger, literally putting your life in their hands! Care After Combat, set-up and fronted by Jim Davidson, is a charity supporting ex-service personnel integrate back … More The start of a B/H weekend – how are you starting yours?
Often the true cost of recruitment on a business is hidden. It’s a combination of several things. One of the latest UK stats I found was a guesstimate of over £30K! http://www.hrreview.co.uk/hr-news/recruitment/it-costs-over-30k-to-replace-a-staff-member/50677 The two main factors that support this research is: The Cost of Lost Output while a replacement employee gets up to speed The … More Cost of recruitment – what does it mean?
Why not ‘grow our own’! As the feature photo from Preparing for Shtf’s website illustrates, great veg are the result of careful nurturing over weeks/months. The results are better than any ‘brought off the shelf’! At Growing Talent we believe the same is true when looking for talent. Businesses who partner … More Need talent in your business?………
Left – right in the feature photo above are Leo, Bodrul, Steve (team manager) Asher & Ash…… During a site visit to see how Asher was progressing on Growing Talent 14, I discovered what a very small world this in! As part of the Rapid Response team based in this prestigious Global Financial … More Real Apprentice meets Growing Talent
Traditionally, this has been carried out as an annual appraisal. Usually, these are looked on with trepidation. The build-up to the day, the 1-2-1 meeting and ultimate judgement on your performance. Hopefully, it goes well…………. If it doesn’t you end up deflated. As a trainer, I’m evaluated by every participant on every course. This … More Personal Evaluation – Good or Bad Thing?
The Metro free newspaper in London yesterday presented headline front page news of British Gas’s intention to raise domestic electricity tariffs by 12.9% – way above inflation. When wages have been stagnant for many years now in the aim of ‘pulling together’ and ‘living within our means as a country’, it seems hard to … More Knock-on Effect – Just Business?