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MAD-HR Spotlight

MAD-HR Spotlight Our MAD-HR Spotlight feature looks at a businesses most valuable asset – its employees. We also investigate the role the virus has played in turning businesses into either …

Safepoint – Spotlight

Safepoint Spotlight The focus for Safepoint is employee protection and safety, by providing technology-based solutions to concerns with lone working. Launched successfully in 2019, they intended to do a marketing …

Full Time HR Consultant Ipswich

Founded in 2014, MAD-HR has built a reputation as a great place to work and we are looking for an Ipswich based HR consultant to join the team on a …

Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Scheme Goes Live In the Chancellor’s Summer Statement, he announced that the Government will be supporting the UK’s economic recovery, with a number of measures which includes the Kickstart …

HR Strategy

Why Now Is The Time to Review Your HR Strategy

HR Strategy An HR Strategy is critical to ensure the success of your business plan.  It ensures that you have your most important asset – your people – in place …

Big Drop Brewing Co – Spotlight

Big Drop Brewing Co. James Kindred and Rob Fink founded Big Drop Brewing Co in 2016: a radical change from their previous careers of web design and law. Driven by …

HR Strategy – 5 critical steps

5 Critical HR Strategy steps to implement in your business We love talking to clients about their plans for the future of their business, however, the current pandemic has meant …

Online HR Resources

Online HR Resources

Online HR Resources Innovation and creativity are becoming ever more critical to many organisations’ success. HR has the power to create the conditions most conducive to both, however how can …

Business Growth Coaches Network – Spotlight

Business Growth Coaches Network – Spotlight Peter Basford, a business growth coach with the Business Growth Coaches Network, and his team have been working flat out since March. Not surprising …

Queuepay Spotlight

Queuepay Spotlight In June 2019, Ellis Heighes had an idea for a quick and easy purchasing platform without the need to download an app. An idea that started with the …

Evander – Spotlight

Evander Spotlight Evander’s Central Operations is in Norwich, supporting 20 branches throughout the country. The UK’s leading provider of glazing and lock services, helping over 120,000 customers per year, they …

Expert Print Management- Spotlight

Expert Print Management – Spotlight Expert Print Management owned and managed by Paul Youngs is a successful Norwich based business working with marketers and marketing departments of businesses throughout the …

New Anglia Growth Hub Spotlight

New Anglia Growth Hub was set up in 2014 to provide free face-to-face business support. Since then, its team of expert advisers have engaged with over 9800 businesses, providing more …

Survivors Guide to Redundancy

Dealing with redundancy aftermath Survivors Guide to Redundancy – While the R rate may have become a much talked about piece of data in recent months, capturing the level of Covid …

Chase Plastic – Spotlight

Chase Plastics Spotlight David Harris acquired Chase Plastics, one of the country’s longest established manufacturers of recycled plastic, in 2018. The company had a good reputation and established client base …

Furloughed workers get full redundancy payments

Furloughed workers get full redundancy payments The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced this morning (30th July 2020) that it is bringing in a new law to …

Redundancy Getting It Right

 Getting Redundancy Right Making someone redundant is one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do – and for the sake of your business, you need to balance the …

Employment Contracts - Why Bother

Employment Contracts…Why have one?

Employment Contracts We have heard both sides of the argument, with some employers suggesting that employment contracts are an absolute must, so that both parties know exactly what the rules …

Employees returning from Spain

Employees returning from Spain

Employees returning from Spain Employees returning from Spain Following a significant change over the last week in both the level and pace of confirmed Covid-19 cases, Spain has been removed …

The Magnus Group - Spotlight

Magnus Group – Spotlight

Magnus Group started in 1973, initially as a shipping agency and now offering a complete range of freight logistics and forwarding services. When Olly took over the family business in …

What is Compassionate Leave?

We all have situations in our lives whereby something unexpected happens and we need to drop everything in order to deal with that particular personal challenge.  Whether it be a …

What is Garden Leave?

Paying someone whilst they do their gardening?  Surely that can’t be right!  Why would organisations consider putting someone on gardening leave when budgets are already tight?  Does this concept still …

Learn crucial HR procedures with our HR Heroes course

Do you require HR training? Whether you have had HR responsibilities thrust upon you at work, your position requires you to engage in people management, or you have taken on …

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