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Employment law is constantly evolving and it is therefore important for employers to keep up to date on developments. 

The primary focus on the majority of business’ minds at the moment is business continuity. On 20 March 2020 the Government announced a scheme to provid...

February 21, 2020

If change is the only certainty then certainly we’ll all have to deal with change. Change can bring exciting new possibilities and radically improve how an organisation works and what it is able to achieve. Even the best outcome can leave disruption and frustrated peop...

January 31, 2020

Those interested in the topic of good governance in charities know how useful a tool the (excellent) Governance Code is for undertaking a health check of what’s going well, and what needs to be improved. But those working in small charities, and by that I’m talking abo...

December 23, 2019

5 Leadership Lessons we can learn from our favourite Christmas Elf.

October 25, 2019

The success of any organisation, large or small, is down to the efforts of its people. Leaders are responsible for ensuring those people feel supported, rewarded and have opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Research by learning analysts Towards Maturit...

September 26, 2019

84% of jobseekers are looking for an employer that cares about its impact on society according to recent Henley Business School Research.

People are increasingly looking for a values match with their employer and get frustrated when this isn’t the case.  Simon Sinek in...

August 28, 2019

I recently came across this article, telling the story of an employee who lost her job after her beloved dog died.  She’s now calling for employers everywhere to provide better support to employees when they lose their pets.  August 30th is also National Grief Awarenes...

July 26, 2019

What can the Private Sector learn from Voluntary Organisations?

Today marks the end of my first month working with Atkinson HR Consulting.  My last few weeks have been spent visiting clients, doing lots of reading and research, and I even had my first experience as a vo...

April 25, 2019

I enjoy the Cambridge English Dictionary’s definition ‘the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time.’

You’ll have often heard senior leaders across organisations challenging each

other on what the...

March 26, 2019

At Atkinson HR Consulting, we believe recruitment and selection is one of the most important steps in any employee and company’s journey. If you get it right, you lay a strong foundation for the rest of your people management.

We’ve collated a list of 50 of the most use...

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