Keeping technology employees engaged

Engagement & Technology Employees Technology employees can sometimes feel a lot of pressure, especially when the expectation is on them to find solutions to things quickly when they break or fail. When employees are not properly supported and engaged this can lead to over stressed workers and lack of motivation to stay in the position. […]


National Living Wage – The Facts

As part of the Budget announcement in July 2015, George Osborne introduced the National Living Wage. So, what does that mean for employees and employers? Name – National Living Wage, named and introduced by George Osborne in the Summer Budget on July 8th 2015 – not to be confused with Living Wage, an independent charity […]


Helen Farrell joins HR team

Helen joined the HR Team in May this year as an HR Advisor and was brought in to support existing client C4X Discovery when it became clear their HR needs were greater than the team could supply at the time. With 2 days a week spent on-site at C4X Discovery, Helen is using the rest […]


HR updates for today’s SME – FREE seminar

There have been lots of changes this April, because of this we are running a FREE HR seminar, this event will provide an update on the latest HR impacts around shared parental leave, calculation for holiday pay and flexible working rights.   Business Growth Service, in conjunction with Jayne Sanderson Brown of will take […]


NEW Shared Parental Leave Rights – April 2015

A new employment right to “share” parental leave is available to parents with babies due on or after 5 April 2015. Whilst it’s designed to allow couples greater freedom to decide how to take their family-friendly leave, if triggered by an employee will be an administrative and operational headache for many businesses. Shared parental leave […]


Department for Work and Pensions Introduces Fit for Work Service

From the 2nd January 2015 the Department for Work and Pensions has introduced a Fit for Work Service, this helps employers manage sickness absence in the work place and provides employers, employees and their GPs access to work-related health advice Fit for Work Provides: Free health and work advice through a website and telephone line […]