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Birmingham based HR Tech business develop integrated payroll function thanks to £250,000 funding

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Growing customer demand, coupled with recent investment from venture capital firm Midven, has prompted a cloud-based HR tech platform, Natural HR, to develop a fully integrated payroll function. Established by couple Co-Founders, Jason and Sarah Dowzell, Natural HR has seen significant growth since 2013, when the platform went from being a hobby to a full-blown business for the pair. Having identified a demand in the market for this HR tech solution, and capitalising on the surge in popularity of cloud storage, and with the additional support from local investors, Midven, the couplepreneurs now employ over 20 staff members and seem…

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How to evaluate HR software at the Festival of Work 2019

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For any business on the look-out for new HR software, the CIPD’s Festival of Work is undoubtedly the year’s most unmissable event. Taking place at Olympia in London (12th-13th July), the exhibition will be full of leading HR technology suppliers showcasing their systems – giving you the ideal opportunity to try out different platforms and find the right software for you. Just like any other shopping trip though, finding what you need will be much easier if you take a list… By preparing a checklist of requirements in advance, you’ll be able to quickly identify which solutions best meet your…

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The first 90 days: The challenges faced by new HR leaders

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Over the course of a career in HR, you’ll help many a new starter to find their feet. But every so often, you will be the new starter – and there’re a few learning curves as steep as stepping into a new leadership role. While undoubtedly exciting, your first days, weeks and months as an HR leader will also be full of challenges. You’ll need to overcome the fear factor that can come with joining a new organisation while offering the insight of ‘fresh eyes’ without ruffling too many feathers. It’s all one big balancing act, and one you don’t…

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How to get stakeholders to buy-in to your HR Initiatives

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Whether you’re proposing a new wellbeing programme, rewards system or the implementation of HR software, the first step in any new HR initiative is gaining buy-in from your organisation’s key stakeholders. Any significant change to process, policy or platform will inevitably come at a cost, so budgetary sign-off will, of course, need to be achieved. In an ideal world though, you’ll get more than just the financial go-ahead from above. For your new initiatives to really take root in the organisation, you’ll need full backing from your bosses, with senior leaders prepared to support your cause and push your idea…

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How HR can drive innovation in your business

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As famous sports coach Lou Holtz once said: “Nothing on earth is standing still – it’s either growing or dying”. This is entirely true in a business context too, where the rapid rate of change means your organisation is either moving forward with the times or falling behind with inevitable consequences. We live in the age of disruption, with countless examples of companies such as Netflix, Airbnb and Uber that have turned established industries on their heads. It’s why, in 2019, a culture of continuous innovation is just about the most important thing an organisation can create. Of course, every…

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