Together Trust puts its people first with new HR and payroll system

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Together Trust (https://www.togethertrust.org.uk/), a Cheadle-based charity that provides care, special education and support services across the North West of England has taken steps to modernise its HR and payroll processes by partnering with industry experts MHR (https://www.mhr.co.uk/) for the provision of its market leading cloud based iTrent system to replace its current systems. The transition […]

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Sarah Speake joins Talking Talent as Non-Executive Director

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Talking Talent, the global coaching consultancy leading the gender diversity agenda, has appointed Sarah Speake as a Non-Executive Director (NED). Sarah starts this month and will be advising Talking Talent as it continues to build its business and brand internationally and expands into more new markets. Sarah will also help the Talking Talent team achieve […]

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Phil Celebrates over 40 Award-Winning Years in Civil Engineering

Phil Howard, Project Manager with the BAM Ritchies division of BAM Nuttall, has received a lifetime achievement award from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) after 43 years of high-level service to the industry. Phil, from Portishead, North Somerset, was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Industry Award at a special CECA South West ceremony […]

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Key ways employers need to support overseas employees

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Globalisation continues to offer businesses exciting opportunities to expand beyond their current remit, and this creates new job opportunities for individuals. Working overseas can be a life-enhancing experience, but it’s not always positive if suitable due diligence hasn’t been conducted beforehand. For organisations to better their chances of success when operating abroad, Sarah Dennis, Head […]

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Apprenticeship schemes and retraining can help solve the nation’s skills gap

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On the face of it, apprenticeships have taken a bit of a hammering recently in the Government’s quest for them to be viewed as a credible route into the workplace. The Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) ‘Educating in the Modern World’ report (http://www.cbi.org.uk/insight-and-analysis/educating-for-the-modern-world/), published last week, has shown a sharp decline in the number of […]

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Consequences are long term if childhood bereavement is unsupported, says RedArc Nurses

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RedArc Nurses (http://www.redarc.co.uk/), who offers support for employees and individuals in times of bereavement, illness disability and trauma, warns that not dealing with childhood bereavement can have long-term consequences. More than 100 children are bereaved of a parent every single day in the UK*, many more will deal with the loss of a brother, sister, […]

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Obligation to look after staff and families, main reason for SMEs offering Group Income Protection, shows research from GRiD

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An obligation to look after staff and families is the main reason SMEs offer group income protection (GIP) to their employees, shows research from industry body GRiD, which represents the group risk protection sector (employer-sponsored life assurance, income protection and critical illness cover). This is closely followed by using the benefit to help differentiate them […]

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Recruitment and retention, key reason for offering Group Income Protection, shows research from GRiD

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Recruitment and retention are among the main reasons employers offer group income protection (GIP) to their staff, shows research* from industry body GRiD (https://grouprisk.org.uk/), which represents the group risk protection sector (employer-sponsored life assurance, income protection and critical illness cover). Equally important to businesses, is using the benefit to help them meet their obligation to […]

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Fleet Evolution rebuts non-charging hybrids claim

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Fleet management and car benefit specialist, Fleet Evolution, has rebutted claims that thousands of company drivers of plug-in electric hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) have never recharged their cars, or even taken the recharging cable out of the boot. Based on its own experiences, the Tamworth-based business, which was awarded Go Ultra Low Company status last year, […]

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Karren Brady urges female engineers to be ambitious

The UK’s most high profile businesswoman, Baroness Karren Brady, has told apprentices and young engineers at the Manufacturing Technology Centre that they should value themselves, be ambitious and not tolerate prejudice against them. Speaking to an audience of more than 200 MTC employees in Coventry, she said that women who have chosen engineering as a […]

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