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Want to be part of our team?

  WE ARE LOOKING FOR: An HR Adviser that is CIPD (Level 5) qualified or equivalent experienced across the spectrum of Transactional HR, Change, Wellbeing and People Development. Someone that is refreshingly vibrant, fun and hard working to join our team in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. An HR adviser that is exceptionally organised, able to work autonomously, with strong communication and accuracy skills in numeracy and literacy. High quality standards will need to be ingrained in all you do and the ability to work to deadlines, with sound work ethics and an enthusiasm that enables effective team work.   HOW TO APPLY: If you are keen to apply and find out more... Read More

Have you got a World Cup Workplace?

In football it’s all about the people too!   With the world cup fully kicked off, we wanted to share a few tips to help you think about what adjustments you might want to make to best support your employees during major sporting events (it’s not all about football… It’s all about the people!). According to London Loves Business, 46% of workers confessed they would call in sick if England win the tournament with a further 16.4% saying that although they would come into work, they wouldn’t get much done! Office Suppliers, Viking, are estimating the world cup will cost (based on the average UK wage) businesses a staggering £2.4bn!... Read More

What Constitutes Healthy Eating

With the healthy eating week nearly done, many clients have been asking me this question, and it’s a very interesting one. You could ask a million different experts or professionals, and get an equal number of different answers. Many experts will have different approaches, or protocols, and advice tends to change over the years. Even leaving aside expert advise, we are subjected to daily stories about what we should, or should not eat, in the press, sometimes even seeing two contradictory articles in the same publications. Little wonder then that people are confused, and that around 60% of us are categorized as overweight, and 27% of us are classified as... Read More

Diabetes is decimating men

This year the focus of the week will be on men and diabetes.  Men are more likely to get diabetes, more likely to suffer complications, more likely to face amputation as a result of diabetes and more likely to die from diabetes yet the sex inequalities in diabetes have not been fully recognised by health policymakers or practitioners. More attention must urgently be paid to engaging men in diabetes prevention, early diagnosis and improving care and treatment delivery. A diabetes crisis is unfolding in the UK and men are the worst affected. One man in 10 now has diabetes and in middle-aged men the disease is expected to increase sharply... Read More

Carers Week 2018

Who is a carer? A carer can be anyone! A carer can be anyone who cares for a friend or family member who is unable to cope without support due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, and the carer is not paid. A carer could be a young person looking after a parent with a drug addiction, a middle-aged man caring for his partner who has a terminal illness, or an elderly woman looking after her husband who has Alzheimer’s disease.   How do you identify a carer? It’s important to be approachable as an employer and understanding so that the carer can approach you. Signs... Read More


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