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How Sprints Can Help You Solve Problems and Motivate Your Team

3 May 2017

The pressure on marketers to perform better and deliver faster has never been greater. Which means operating efficiently, flexibly and keeping your employees invested in your business is critical. One way to hit the sweet spot, and meet all three aims, is to take an agile approach to marketing. This article explains how sprints can […]

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Staff Turnover: What It’s Costing Your Business

10 Nov 2017

How much do you think it costs your business when an employee leaves? £5,000? £10,000? Actually, it’s a lot more. And that’s just the financial price. There are also a whole host of non-financial implications that can be detrimental to your business. In this article, we set out the full implications associated with staff turnover […]

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Adam HR Welcomes Lindsey Wroe to the Team

9 Oct 2017

We’re always on the lookout for excellent recruiters to join us here at Adam and we’re excited to welcome the outstanding Lindsey Wroe to the Adam HR Team. The addition of Lindsey to the team as a principal consultant is a landmark appointment. Lindsey brings over 10 years of HR Recruitment experience, knowledge and connections […]

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The Tools You Need to Improve Recruitment and Retention

21 Sep 2017

When employee turnover is high or you can’t recruit as you’d like, the first and sometimes only solution for many businesses is to increase pay and enhance benefits.   If this sounds familiar, it’s time to reconsider your HR strategy, because increasing your compensation and benefit costs should not be your only option or first […]

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How to Improve Productivity from Your Team

27 Jul 2017

Like many other business owners, since the 2008 financial crash, you may have asked your employees to ‘do more with less’. An obvious solution, you would think, to clawing back some of the profit and growth lost during this period of economic instability. However, statistics from the ONS show a 16% productivity gap between the […]

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What You Need to Know About Gender Pay Gap Reporting

13 Jul 2017

If you work in HR, you should be aware of the government’s gender pay gap reporting requirements. But, unless you’re directly involved with the project, the finer points of the project and the report’s implications for HR might not be clear. To help you get ahead of the game, we explain the background, requirements, project […]

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How to Embed New Staff Within Company Culture

23 Jun 2017

Did you know that a recent Korn Ferry survey found as many as 25% of new hires leave their new job within the first six months? With the cost of new employee turnover ranging from 100 to 300% of the leaver’s salary, effectively embedding new hires is critical for your business. As this article explains, […]

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Taking Your First Steps into Management

17 May 2017

Taking your first steps into management can be daunting. Not only do you have a new reporting line and extra accountability, but now you’re looking after a team and are the go-to person for everyone’s questions. If you’ve recently taken on your first managerial position, or are about to, this guide offers practical advice to […]

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Breakfast Briefing: Gender Pay Gap Reporting

3 Mar 2017

I had the pleasure of attending a Breakfast Briefing at Pinsent Masons on Wednesday covering the highly topical issue of Gender Pay Gap Reporting. Though a niche HR subject, it is something that will ultimately affect anyone in employment and could soon become the tool we use to differentiate between job offers from rival businesses. […]

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Work Goals, Life Goals and the key to achieving them all!

7 Feb 2017

“What are you dreaming of?” To many this may sound like a soft question but to me it’s one of the hardest and most important questions you’ll ever ask yourself. Why? Well it is deep, meaningful and inspirational when you really think about it, so not that daft a question after all! What is the […]

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