Category Archives: The hr inspire blog

Ryanair – employee engagement at its best mid-flight

In a recent video taken by a passenger onboard a Ryanair flight, cabin crew demonstrated their customer service training and employee engagement. The video shows a confused passenger being asked to open his bag and when it was apparent the passenger had an accordion inside he was told to play it by the crew member – […]

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hr inspire – lunchtime walking challenge

At hr inspire we’ve signed up for the Westfield Health Walking Lunch League.  Our Directors, Sandra & Gordon McLellan, have announced that if we meet our lunchtime walking targets during May they will donate £100 to charity.  It should be an achievable goal given how gorgeous the countryside is around Ivinghoe Aston – go girls!

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hr inspire employee spotlight – Danielle Oakes

Danielle Oakes – HR & Recruitment Administrator 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 Nottingham Trent University in 2013 having completed my LLB Law Degree and was indecisive upon […]

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Banning the ‘how much are you currently paid’ interview question

In the US, many states are now banning the ‘salary question’ in order to bridge the pay gap between men and women and to make sure that employees are paid what they’re worth.  Read more here.  At hr inspire we can help you to carry out salary benchmarking to see if you are paying market […]

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Tax-Free Childcare – The government’s new scheme, saving up to £2,000 per child each year on childcare costs

At hr inspire we thought we would share with you some useful information regarding the new Tax-Free Childcare options the government recently announced which gives eligible families up to £2,000 free per child towards childcare costs, starting with children aged under four years old.  You may have questions about whether you will be better off […]

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Parliament rejects petition to ban companies from forcing women to wear high heels at work

A petition to make it illegal for companies to require women to wear high heels at work was recently rejected by the government.  See article here. At hr inspire we can help you to create a fair and reasonable dress code policy for your organisation.  To find out more, call us on 01296 325720 or email us […]

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HR Consultant Spotlight – Sally Ward

Sally Ward – HR Reward 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.  What is your background? I have worked in HR for 23 years in the Finance and Retail  sectors as a Reward Specialist. The majority of […]

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Theresa May calls a snap general election: what makes a good leader?

With a snap general election being called for 8 June it’s time to look at what makes a good leader. HR Grapevine offers sound advise for leading during a crisis and at hr inspire our expert consultants are able to develop and deliver your HR strategy for managing change.  Feel free to call for a chat on […]

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hr inspire share “Lessons Learned” from the United Airlines’ PR disaster

With the shocking images of a passenger being dragged off a United Airlines’ flight still fresh in our minds, now is a good time to reflect on the HR lessons learned from this PR disaster.  View the article here and let us help you manage your HR needs by contacting us today on 01296 325720 or […]

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