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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 …

Smart Garden Offices Spotlight

SMART – Spotlight

SMART – Garden Rooms, Offices and Studios SMART, based in rural Suffolk, manufactures, sells and installs garden rooms throughout the UK. An award-winning brand with 19 years’ experience, priding itself …

Ensors Accountants

Ensors – Spotlight

Ensors It feels hard to believe that little over three months ago the Prime Minister announced his decision to put the United Kingdom into lockdown as a result of Covid-19 …

HR Resources

HR Resources

HR Resources online Running a business today is challenging to say the least. To continue to operate efficiently and profitably, business leaders need HR resources around them to help with …

Employee Handbook

Employee Handbooks

Employee Handbook – why have one? To some the employee handbook seems like an unwieldy document that gets dusted off and referred to when things go wrong like insurance policy …

The KBB Centre, Ipswich

The KBB Centre – Spotlight

The KBB Centre The KBB centre is a family run business based in Ipswich, run by brothers Roger and Patrick Peck providing kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms, with over 60 years …

Suffolk Pro Help

New members of Suffolk ProHelp

Suffolk ProHelp – Why we offered our services Suffolk ProHelp provides professional support and expertise to the voluntary sector and have been doing so since 2001. They have almost 40 …

Uber decision: The history and the future

Having now had the long-awaited judgement from the Supreme Court in the case of Uber vs Aslam and others, in this two-part blog, we look firstly at the history of …

What is indirect discrimination?

The mere mention of the word ‘discrimination’ in the workplace is enough to strike fear into the hearts of UK employers. Once the fright takes hold, usually fuelled by high …

Step-by-step plan to ease restrictions in England

The Prime Minister announced to Parliament on Monday 22 February, the government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England. It published a four-step roadmap to ease restrictions across England …

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