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Your mission is not you

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Mission

Your mission is not you… Whilst on holiday, I’ve had the rare opportunity to finish a book. Yes, a whole book. Might not sound much to many of you but for those of you who have kids, it’s a minor miracle. The author, Carey Nieuwhof, writes about his own experiences of burnout and how to […]

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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 […]