Business Blog

Read our latest blog posts below to find about the latest news, developments and legislation in human resources, employment law and reward management.

Business Planning, strategy, HR, communication, vision, development,

In the unprecedented times we find ourselves in, Business needs help wherever it can get it. 

Sport, with its competitive edge, technical challenges and strategic approach can provide a valuable lesson for our economic recovery and ultimate survival.

On Friday 29th May, the Chancellor announced extensions to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). 

Interviews, HR, business, employment, employment law, preparation, organisation

This month, we’ve been looking at interviews - a few do’s and don’ts. In our last blog, we examined how vital it is for interviewers to prepare properly and to avoid the weird and wacky approach.

HR, interview techniques, business, employment

Let’s begin with a statement of the clearly obvious - 

Hiring the right candidate for a role in your business will make a massive difference to the business’s success.

We can pretty much agree on that. Yet it’s astonishing how many employers take so little care in their approach to the interviewing process.

HR, Christmas, bonus, communication, clarity, workplace

You won’t be surprised that the final Gravitas HR blog for 2019 should have a Christmas theme. Of course, we all tend to idealise the festive season as a wonderful time of year, steeped in good cheer and merriment. But Christmas is also a time when things can go awry - not just at home - but in the workplace too.

HR, employees, team work, communication, winning team, goals

You must know the business cliché - ‘There’s no ‘I’ in ‘Team’. Cliché or not, this is so true. As your business grows, you’ll be increasingly aware of the importance of building a team ethos.

Seasonal staff - expert HR support

“An article on the benefits of recruiting seasonal employees? In mid-September?” You could be forgiven for thinking the timing is a little odd right at the tail-end of summer. But, of course, being an expert and responsible business planner, you won’t need reminding of what’s just around the corner. The small matter of Christmas.

Attracting and keeping the best employees - expert HR support

We can all learn … especially when it’s a recruitment lesson from the world’s no. 1 beverage brand.

In 1886, a certain John Stith Pemberton invented a medicinal beverage you may have heard of. He called it Coca Cola.

Ghosting, HR, employee, employers,milennials ,workplace,

An employee leaves you in the lurch - is it time to look in the mirror?

Ghosting - a definition - “the practice of ending a relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication.”

HR, moon landing, delegate, delegation at work, employees, business,

Neil had plenty on his mind. It was a summer afternoon in 1969 and things at work had just become - how shall we put it - a little tense.

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