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MAD-HR reach SME National Business Awards

MAD-HR reaches new heights at National Business Finals for ‘High Growth’.

17th Dec 2019
MAD-HR News

The team at MAD-HR were delighted to have been recognised at last week’s prestigious National SME Awards at Wembley, in the High Growth category. Whilst we did not take the top spot on this occasion,...

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Why would anyone want to work for you and your business?

29th Oct 2019
Employee Engagement, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment, Training

As an employer, it’s inevitable that you might often find yourself wondering whether you risk losing a member of staff to a larger, wealthier, trendier or more conveniently located competitor. But is such paranoia simply...

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Carole Burman of MAD-HR presents the Elmer Parade fund with their cheque

MAD-HR present St Elizabeth’s Hospice with their fundraising towards the Elmer Parade

15th Oct 2019
MAD-HR News

This summer saw the arrival of an extremely colourful herd of elephants to the town of Ipswich. Referred to as the ‘Elmer Parade’, the display which was made up of 56 large elephants and ran...

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MAD-HR present ActivGardens with money raised at Suffolk Chamber Prestige Dinner

8th Oct 2019
MAD-HR News

On 3rd October 2019, MAD-HR Director Charlotte Bate attended the ActivLives AGM to present them with a donation of £805 to their ActivGardens project. ActivLives is a charity which operates across Suffolk to help people...

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MAD-HR raise over £1,600 for charity

26th Sep 2019
Events

MAD-HR help to raise over £1,600 for charity at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce Prestige Dinner We had a fabulous evening at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce ‘Prestige Dinner’ last Thursday at Trinity Park, with...

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We’re up for a national award!

31st Aug 2019
Business, Human Resources, MAD-HR News

National SME Awards Nomination Recognition comes in all sorts of forms for a business. In our case, at MAD-HR, there’s something hugely validating about the calls, letters (yes, we still receive them!) and emails from...

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MAD-HR discusses the impact of the Taylor Review

23rd Aug 2019
Employment Law, Human Resources

Following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, the Government commissioned an Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy. The audit, named the 'Taylor Review' was undertaken by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of...

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5 Tips on Giving Memorable Presentations

11th Jul 2019
Business, Leadership, Networking, Training

Want to know how to make memorable presentations? We asked our senior consultants and training experts for their top tips to help you deliver a presentation that will really stand out. Whether it's for training,...

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Tracey Munro - HR Consultant MAD-HR Essex

New HR Consultant Tracey joins the MAD-HR team

4th Jul 2019
Business, MAD-HR News

HR Consultant - Essex With the announcement of a brand new office in Essex, MAD-HR is delighted to announce the appointment of Tracey Munro as an HR Consultant, based in Chelmsford. Tracey joins the growing...

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MAD-HR Team

The MAD-HR Team grows

2nd Jul 2019
Business, Human Resources, MAD-HR News

MAD-HR Team Grows MAD-HR, the premier providers of outsourced HR services across the East of England, are delighted to announce the expansion of their experienced team. This growth will enable the team to work with...

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Awarded Future50 status

MAD-HR awarded Future50 2019 status

12th Jun 2019
Business, MAD-HR News

Awarded Future50 Status MAD-HR have been awarded Future50 status. The announcement of the Future50 awards list 2019 has heralded great news to the start of MAD-HR's sixth year in business: June has seen the company...

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T-Level Qualifications

What are T-Level Qualifications?

22nd Mar 2019
Employment Law, Human Resources

Have you ever wondered what the A in A-Level stood for? With the arrival of the new T-Level qualifications it's time to find out: It transpires that A is for Academic and reflects the focus...

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Meetings, Meetings and More Meetings

9th Mar 2019
Business, Employee Engagement, Human Resources, Leadership

Most meetings fail to get going from the start. The group is kept waiting for people to arrive. Others want to keep chatting about "important" but unrelated topics.  The dreaded "since I have you here" move that turns the...

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Notice of Dismissal

When is Notice of Dismissal Effective?

9th Nov 2018
Absence Management, Employment Law, Human Resources, Recruitment

Notice of Dismissal An employee was given notice of dismissal (redundancy) but was on holiday when the letter arrived. There was a significant difference in her pension entitlement between leaving at age 49 and age...

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Mental Health and Well-Being at Work

9th Nov 2018
Absence Management, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Employment Law, Human Resources, Training

Mental Health and Well-Being at Work Mental health problems are common, experienced by up to one in four of the population. Problems are often hidden, stigma is still widespread and many people do not receive...

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201 Autumn Budget

A Budget for Hard-Working Families – the Strivers, Grafters and Carers….

30th Oct 2018
Business, Employment Law, Human Resources

2015 Autumn Budget Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond’s opening statement for his 2015 Autumn Budget was greeted by laughter in the House with the claim that it will  “pave the way for a brighter...

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appeal court outcome

Giving Notice To Leave A Job is Not Always A Letter Of Resignation

22nd Oct 2018
Employee Engagement, Employment Law, Human Resources

A letter that gives one month’s notice should not automatically be interpreted as a letter of resignation, an employment appeal tribunal judgment has confirmed. The Facts The claimant, Mrs Levy, was employed in the Records...

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Infusions Ltd testimonial

How has MAD-HR made a difference to your business?

3rd Sep 2018
Business, Human Resources

Infusions Ltd Testimonial We like to let our customers speak for us when it comes to our services, so when John Jackaman from Infusions Ltd gave us feedback about our HR Toolkit we wanted to...

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Four-day working week. Is it practical?

Is a Four-Day Week Practical?

3rd Sep 2018
Business, Human Resources

Four-Day Week We're very lucky to be well known in our region as one of the go-to HR service providers, and our Director Carole Burman was happy to help answer The Big Question in a...

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Planning for Paternity

15th Aug 2018
Employee Engagement, Employment Law, Human Resources

Why Less Men Are Taking Leave…And What Employers Need to Know When you’re male employee skips into work after the summer holidays and proudly proclaims he’s going to be a Daddy, do you: A –...

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Brilliant service and advice from MAD-HR.   Thank you so much, you’ve made the process of taking on our first employee an absolute breeze! Highly recommended.