human resources

We’ve won an award!

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Award - Manchester HR Consultancy of the Year

We’ve won the Manchester Prestige Award Cornerstone Resources have been awarded the HR Consultancy of the Year Award by the Corporate LiveWire group. By Rob Birley Cornerstone Resources have been in business since January 2018. As a young business, it’s great to see our progress recognised by winning the prestigious award of Manchester HR Consultancy […]

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What rights come with zero hours contracts?

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Zero hours contracts

Zero hours contracts Zero hours contracts have had a lot of bad press. As they offer no guarantee of work, they have been a key cause of many lacking job security. Whilst this is undoubtedly accurate in many cases, zero hours also offer flexibility for those who require it. Although this article isn’t addressing the […]

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Do you pay your staff enough?

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Do you pay your staff enough?

How much should you pay your staff? Do you pay your staff enough? I’ve worked with employers who pay the least they can get away with. But is that the right thing to do? Is paying the least you can going to save you money in the long run? How much should you pay your […]

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Is HR just Newspeak?

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Is HR just newspeak?

Is HR just “Newspeak?” I was reading an article in the Guardian. Yes, I know, the Grauniad. Don’t worry it won’t happen again any time soon. But this one made me stop and think. The premise of the article is that HR produces mind control by its murdering of the English language in a style […]

GDPR

GDPR is one year old – is your church on track?

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GDPR is one year old

What is GDPR? This weekend marks the first anniversary of the introduction of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) legislation. GDPR is one! The Europe-wide legislation came into force on 25 May 2018, forcing churches, charities and businesses to think again about how they manage, store and destroy personal data along with introducing significant fines […]

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How do I manage sickness absence?

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How do I manage absence

Managing sickness absence is one of those issues that managers really dislike. Typically the desire to be supportive can mean that commercial sense takes second place. But that in itself is not the answer. So if you are asking yourself, how do I manage sickness absence fairly and consistently, read on!  What are the issues […]

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Brexit and settled status

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Brexit and settled status

What does Brexit mean for your EU nationals? Guidance released by the Home Office outlines that checks to confirm legality of workers from the EU, EEA and Switzerland will not change prior to 2021 even if there is a no-deal Brexit. As the UK is still set to leave the EU on 12 April 2019, […]