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Female Founders Report 2022

One in a Million – Female Founders Report 2022

By Business, Leadership
The Female Founders Forum launched in 2016 to address a key issue: why too few women-led businesses scale to the same economic levels as those reached by male-led counterparts.  The project was founded by the entrepreneurial think tank The Entrepreneurs Network and is backed by Barclays. It carries out research to shine a light on the barriers that women in the UK face when it comes to growing businesses to their potential. Natural HR’s COO, Sarah Dowzell, visited the House of Lords in December 2022 for the launch of the 2022 Female Founders Report – One in a Million. In...
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Improving Employee Wellbeing for Blue Monday and Beyond

Taking Care of Employee Wellbeing to Tackle Blue Monday and Beyond

By Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health

This year, Monday 16th January 2023 may be referred to as ‘Blue Monday’. What is the origin story behind the phenomenon, and how will it impact HR professionals’ understanding of workplace wellbeing throughout the year? It’s a brand-new year, and for many people following a refreshing break to recharge their batteries, this means an exciting, fresh new start. For others, however, this period can be one of the most downbeat in the calendar. Hence the phenomenon ‘Blue Monday’, referring to the third Monday of January which is supposedly the most depressing day of the year. Blue Monday is often perceived…

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5 key benefits of an integrated HR system

By Analytics, HR Software

Typically, when you’re evaluating HR software, you have to choose between a ‘best-of-breed’ strategy with point solutions for different HR capabilities – recruitment, payroll, learning and development etc. – or an integrated system that caters for everything through one comprehensive package. The rationale for best-of-breed is that the specialised functionality and more advanced features of these solutions provide advantages that an integrated system can’t meet. An example of this is a specialised recruitment tool that provides the entire range of features you might ever need, such as multiposting, applicant tracking, candidate management and so on. Yet on the flip side,…

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Why your team needs a more proactive approach to recruitment in 2023

Why your team needs a more proactive approach to recruitment in 2023

By Recruitment, Talent Management

Why businesses need a more proactive approach to talent acquisition in 2023 The recruitment landscape entered the year in the grip of the so-called ‘Great Resignation’. Businesses began to suffer with shortages of quality candidates and a war for talent ensued. We’re now at a point where this war is over, and the talent has won. The UK unemployment rate for the third quarter of 2022 was 3.6% according to the Office for National Statistics, which is as low as it’s been in recent history. We find ourselves amidst a cost of living crisis and with a surge of more…

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Team celebrating tips and ideas to improve morale

Is your team celebrating Christmas together?

By Natural HR

Team Celebrating Tips & Ideas To Improve Morale A team that celebrates together stays together. That’s the saying, right? Well, even if it isn’t, we find that it rings true, as team celebrations improve team morale, company culture, and employee engagement and retention. In this post, Natural HR shares its top tips and ideas for team celebrations and explains how these celebrations add to team morale. Top Team Celebration Tips To effectively celebrate with your team, follow these tips: Ensure that everyone is comfortable with what you’re celebrating. Beware of controversial celebrations. Make sure that everyone who wants to take…

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