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.

Post Brexit; people; recruitment; technology; employers;

Has the news around Brexit left you feeling fearful for the future? If so, you are not alone. A report from CIPD and Adecco has found that the number of employers planning to hire new recruits over the next three months has nosedived from 40% to 36%, with the fall being ‘significantly higher’ in the private sector.

Cost of HR services; people management, professional HR consultant;

Are you at the stage in your business where you know you could use a little HR help, but you’re feeling unsure about the cost implications? You’re not alone. It’s an issue that many business owners have to tackle, and it can feel like an absolute minefield when you’re trying to hunt down all the relevant information. 

Brexit HR Advice

Yesterday in the House of Commons, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, gave an update on the work of his department since the UK voted to leave the EU.

Staying Healthy At Work

Most of us are pretty familiar with so-called ‘cake culture’ in the workplace. Whether it’s to celebrate a birthday, a promotion, a retirement, or just the end of another week, there’s no shortage of baked goods to enjoy with a nice cup of tea in the office.

Client engagement, excellent customer experience

In business there is a real buzz when you land a new client. The endorphin rush is a shot in the arm, fuelling motivation and confidence. But what of your existing clients, do you celebrate continued engagement and strengthen those relationships?

Business advice, attitude to risk, trusted HR Consultants, HR advice

I’ve been doing a lot of driving this year, much of it in long stretches of 50 mph limits on various motorways across the country.  As the traffic approaches the reduced speed limit, we all slow down.  We know the average speed cameras are watching.  As we pootle along at 50 mph, every so often a car will tank past at well over 60 mph.

What is Your Business Image?

The past month has seen us say goodbye to 2 Rock icons, with the passing of that master of excess Lemmy Kilmister, frontman of Motörhead and the enigmatic genius David Bowie.

promises, company values, credibility, employee engagement

A popular view of a politician is a person who promises the voters what they want prior to performing a convenient U-turn once elected. How many business leaders sign up to the promise of their Company values, but in reality see them as applying to everyone else in their business except themselves?

business lessons to be learnt from athletics

As Jessica Ennis-Hill starts her bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Athletics remains a prime example of dedication, skill, resilience and practical application, all attributes that apply equally to business. So what can business learn from Athletics?

Gravitas HR celebrates an award of funding for digital development

We are delighted to announce that we have secured financial investment from Northamptonshire County Council (in conjunction with Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership) in the most recent round of INV-ENT funding. The matched funding will support Gravitas HR in creating a new CRM system and developing an online HR management product.