Leaders who destroy Vs Leaders who deliver

My colleague and dear friend is great at finding interesting stuff to post on Linkedin – this infographic created A LOT of interest! Some stats:  37 410 Views, 90 reshares.  90 Executive leaders viewed the post and 1444 HR experts viewed the post. Why is this infographic so popular? Looking at some of the comments, Read more about Leaders who destroy Vs Leaders who deliver[…]

Official HR Consultants to Bradford Bulls!

We are delighted to announce we are now working with Bradford Bulls and you may have even spotted our logo on the team shorts at the recent game televised internationally against Leeds Rhinos. The testimonial game for Jamie Jones-Buchanan also became a fund-raiser for Rhinos club legend, Rob Burrow, who has been diagnosed with motor Read more about Official HR Consultants to Bradford Bulls![…]

Do you have a Mental Health First Aider?

Ellie Crowther our HR Advisor at Breathing Space HR became a Mental Health First Aider, completing the course with Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA). Ellie put her name forward to become a Mental Health First Aider as she wants to break the stigma that’s attached to mental health and to help our clients and Read more about Do you have a Mental Health First Aider?[…]

Changing the mindset of charities to be commercially focused is crucial

Suzie Bogle, Breathing Space HR’s MD has been a Trustee of Leeds Women’s Aid  for 12 years and Chair for 4 years.  She has also been a trustee of Bradford Law centre for 2 years. She says changing the mindset of charities to be commercially focused is crucial… In the current climate of less funding, Read more about Changing the mindset of charities to be commercially focused is crucial[…]

Is your Successor prepared?

Following a number of years working in Landed Estate HR, one issue seems to appear on a regular basis.  The readiness of potential successors. In the Corporate world, succession planning involves identifying potential successors and seeing how “ready” they are and developing clear plans for the individual to ensure that they have all the skills Read more about Is your Successor prepared?[…]

Landed Estates

Every Estate knows that change is required to continue and develop the rural business and ensure a long-term legacy of care for the land and the communities who live there. Brexit thrown into the mix, with the UK’s new Agriculture Bill means Landed Estates have until 2028 to make their businesses more resilient as direct Read more about Landed Estates[…]

Brexit – when the worst comes to the worst: Reducing employee costs

I am not going to “pussyfoot” around this topic – just give the advice I would give a client in real trouble.  This is not going to be soft and fluffy. As we head to 31st October there are going to be impacts to SME’s, which have been under-prepared.  This means usually means a huge Read more about Brexit – when the worst comes to the worst: Reducing employee costs[…]

Is it possible to be friends with your employees?

As a business owner, you have a duty of care towards your employees, but what happens when things go beyond that? Obviously, you care about all your staff, but the danger lies, possibly, when you start treating certain employees differently to others. Unless you are the Chief Executive of a large corporate organisation, chances are Read more about Is it possible to be friends with your employees?[…]

Important Employment Law Changes in 2019

Now that we’re nicely settled into 2019, it is time to bring you an update to changes to employment laws coming into effect in the early part of this year. As an employer, it is important that you remain up to date in order to ensure that your business is compliant. First up… National Minimum Read more about Important Employment Law Changes in 2019[…]

This is REALLY important about Legal Privilege!

When could you have to disclose your emails from and to your employment solicitor in Court? This is an important piece of information for Business Owners, decision makers and HR Professionals This effects legal advice privilege In 2018 the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that emails from a solicitor containing advice to an employer on how Read more about This is REALLY important about Legal Privilege![…]