Handy Hints for Employers- successful on-boarding

Handy Hints for Employers- successful on-boarding

Dec 13

Following my attendance at a talk by given by Kevin Eyres, former European MD of LinkedIn, I was reminded of the importance of why successful on-boarding of new staff is crucial for achieving corporate objectives. Recruiting new staff is challenging in itself, however it is only the start of the relationship. If new staff members are to remain with the company and add future value then it is...

Child’s possessions at University

Child’s possessions at University

Aug 27

A simple guide to looking after and insuring your child’s possessions at University Did you know that… Students take on average £4,000 of possessions with them to University (Source: NUS) As your children head off to University, whether they are staying in Halls of Residence or sharing a house with their friends, there are two things you need to consider to help them: How are they going...

Recovering debts through the County Courts

Recovering debts through the County Courts

Mar 25

Gemma Newing of Sherrards Solicitors has produced a useful guide to debt recovery through the courts – see more here: http://www.sherrards.com/upload/files/how_to_recover_debts_county_ct.pdf

Take steps to prevent damage to your home during cold weather….

Take steps to prevent damage to your home during cold weather….

Nov 19

Did you know that… Escape of water claims rose to £755 million in 2008 (Source: Datamonitor) Here are some simple steps you can take to help you avoid this unpleasant experience: Make sure you are prepared for winter by following these simple steps: Make sure that exposed water pipes and tanks in the loft are properly insulated. Do not insulate underneath water tanks so that the warmth from...

Handy Hints for Employers – Strategic, managerial or operational?

Handy Hints for Employers – Strategic, managerial or operational?

Aug 13

Regardless of the job title that you are recruiting for, an essential consideration will be the actual role and how the person fits into the team or structure within the business and finance department. Is it a hands-on processing role, or is at role that supervises and provides information such as accounts or KPI’s? Perhaps it is a strategic role where the competency of that person may be the...

Your 60 second pitch – a visitor’s guide

Your 60 second pitch – a visitor’s guide

Jul 09

We enjoy having visitors join us at our BRX Bond Street meetings (we meet on every Friday morning at 7.15am) One of the key elements of the BRX Bond Street meeting is the 60 second round – where each attendee has 60 seconds to describe their business and share what they are looking for in terms of help or introductions from other members. 60 seconds is plenty of time if you are well prepared...