Category Archives: The hr inspire blog

Self-employed worker claims £27k of unpaid holiday compensation

The gig economy has been in the media recently over issues surrounding employee rights. Now a former self-employed windows salesman has won a case for unpaid holiday compensation which has implications for all EU workers.  Click here to read the full article.   At hr inspire we can ensure that your organisation has the correct employment contracts in […]

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Americans celebrate 4 July as the happiest workers in the world

Robert Half have recently conducted a survey across Europe, North America and Australia to evaluate the levels of employee happiness and stress. It appears that the USA is leading the way in employee happiness. Click here to read the article or to view the ranking table click here. At hr inspire we can help you to develop employee […]

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Wallace & Gromit’s Wrong Trouser Day – 30 June 2017

Inspired by Wallace & Gromit’s Oscar®-winning film, The Wrong Trousers, on Friday 30 June schools, offices, groups and individuals from all over the UK’s South West will be donning their own “wrong trousers” to raise money for The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity. If you have a problem with ‘wrong trousers’ in your […]

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A quarter of fathers are missing out on paternity leave

Recent research by the TUC shows that a quarter of new fathers are missing out on paternity leave, mainly because they are self employed. See article here.  Additionally, a report that was recently published by HR Grapevine showed that many millenial fathers want to take less stressful roles to be more involved in the raising of […]

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hr inspire employee spotlight – Simran Sagoo

Simran Sagoo – HR & Recruitment Graduate hr inspire is made up of talented individuals who pride themselves on exceptional customer service and every week we are profiling different members of the team.  What is your background? I graduated from Birmingham City University in 2016 having achieved a First Class BA Hons in Business & Management. It […]

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Farewell Ellen Bigmore

4.5 years of hard work, fun and laughter….Thank You so much to Ellen Bigmore. We all wish you a good couple of months chilling out (good book, sunshine and do try the gin we got you!) before embarking on your next chapter. You are so going to be missed. Your expertise in HR and genuinely […]

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Ever thought about how much a bad hire could cost your company?

The cost of a bad hire could amount to thousands of pounds according to a recent Reed article. Asking the right questions to identify the right person for your role is therefore of paramount importance and at hr inspire our dedicated recruitment team can take the guess-work out.  Please contact us today and we can chat […]

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HR Consultant Spotlight – Polly Crabtree

Polly Crabtree – HR Consultant hr inspire is made up of talented individuals who pride themselves on exceptional customer service and every week we are profiling different members of the team.  Tell us a bit about you? I’m a part-time HR consultant, part-time counselling student and part-time mum! I love all my roles and the […]

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