human resources

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 […]

Absence

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 overwhelms the needs of the business but that in itself is not the answer. So if you are asking yourself, how do I manage sickness absence, read on! What are the issues? The main issue that managers […]

human resources

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, […]

Performance Management

Does performance related pay work?

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Reward consultancy @ Cornerstone Resources HR

Does performance related pay work? I’m currently planning the salary review process for a client. The general principle is that we reward for performance. It’s something I’ve heard expressed many times before and on one level it makes sense.  Why not give more to your best performers? The problem is that salary budgets have been […]

HR Health Check

How healthy is your HR?

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How healthy is your HR

So the days are getting lighter and Spring is definitely in the air So as thoughts move to the new tax year and for many a new financial year, is it also a good time to check whether your HR practices need a Spring Clean? Are your policies in good shape? Is your recruitment successful? […]

Outsourced HR

Upcoming events!

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upcoming events

Upcoming events. Cornerstone Resources are out and about at several upcoming events in the next couple of months. If you’d like to come and meet us and talk about what we can do to help your organisation, you can find us at the following events: Thursday 14th February 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Greater Manchester […]