Kickstarter Training & Development

Alex our Kickstarter writes about what he’s learned from the Training & Development ‘DevelopME Kickstarter’ Platform…. Before I started working for Breathing Space HR, I was confident with my skills but soon realised upon starting the Kickstart program that much of my knowledge lacked organisation. I liked how you could see the subjects in the Read more about Kickstarter Training & Development[…]

‘Hear it from a Kickstarter’ by Alex Johnston-Seymour

  For those of you that don’t know; Kickstart is a government scheme to give people in the at-risk category (earning below £0) a chance to transition into employment. The placements run for six months, must provide training, be at least twenty-five hours a week and earning at least minimum wage. Alex’s story – The Read more about ‘Hear it from a Kickstarter’ by Alex Johnston-Seymour[…]

DevelopME

Breathing Space HR are proud to launch our new Learning & Development platform that’s affordable for every business to support its employees career progression.     At just £79 per person for an annual subscription, your employees can access a fantastic range of career assessments, 1000s of continuously updated eLearning courses and videos, interactive career tools and industry Read more about DevelopME[…]

How to support employees with Long Covid

Here’s some great information from SmallBusinesses.co.uk Long Covid can make patients feel foggy, breathless and drained. One of the many consequences of Covid-19 is its persistent relative, Long Covid. Though a relatively new condition, it’s affecting a number of people who are suffering the aftermath of having the virus. Figures from the ONS last year reveal Read more about How to support employees with Long Covid[…]

11 Ways To Be A Great Manager

Many people believe they are good managers.  However, it has been said that people join companies but leave managers. So maybe some of them aren’t doing as good a job as they might.  Follow these tips to be a great manager.  COMMUNICATE:  Share relevant and important company and industry information with your team.   It shows Read more about 11 Ways To Be A Great Manager[…]

Youth Unemployment Crisis Set To Cost UK £7 Billion Next Year

A new report (HR Review) analyses the impact that COVID-19 has had on youth unemployment and how this is likely to incur significant economic and fiscal costs for the UK economy.  A joint report by the Learning and Work Institute and The Prince’s Trust finds that it will be young people who have to bear Read more about Youth Unemployment Crisis Set To Cost UK £7 Billion Next Year[…]

New Ways Of Working

Bright Horizons & The Modern Families Index asked how working parents would prefer to work in the future, once out of the current restrictions. 75% want to continue to work from home for at least some of the time, with two-thirds (67%) wanting to work at least 50% from home. Only 16% would like to Read more about New Ways Of Working[…]

Calling All Local Heroes….

If we can take one positive outcome from this pandemic, it’s the emergence of the true heroes in our communities. We are indebted to the doctors and nurses and hospital staff, the scientists and the astounding fundraisers…non-better than Captain Sir Tom Moore who inspired the nation raising £39m for the NHS. We also recognise and Read more about Calling All Local Heroes….[…]