Collection of Polaroids of the You HR team

We are hiring!

We are celebrating our 10th anniversary this year and we are looking for people to come and join our fabulous team and be part of our success as we continue to grow. You HR Consultancy is not like any other HR and OD provider. We stand out from the rest through our vibrant culture and proactive services that we deliver to our Not for Profit (NfP) and Small/Medium Enterprise (SME) clients. We want likeminded individuals’ that think and behave like us, believing in our values to actively listen, understand, take action and achieve in all we do as a team and in how we deliver an exceptionally high standard of... Read More

Dementia Awareness Week

I’ve written this article because I have first-hand experience of caring for someone with Dementia. The Dementia in the person that I cared for started around 5 years ago. At first, I assumed it was just that we all get a little forgetful, it seemed to stay like this for many years, then as time went on it become clear it was more than being a little forgetful and that it was Dementia. It is one of the saddest illness I have witnessed. Care and compassion play a big part in someone that you are caring for. People with Dementia are prone to becoming confused about their whereabouts and even... Read More

Mental Health Awareness at Work

We talk to Ian about ways in which to support employees with mental health concerns.

Business as a force for good

B4 Members learn what it takes to become a B-Corp

We’ve gained our Breathe Silver Award!

We’re really pleased to have received our Silver award from Breathe. Breathe is a a cloud HR software solution designed to take companies away from employee admin, giving them time to spend on the development of their business and people. We find it useful to log our client time and track our annual leave in a centralised system.

Stress Awareness – how to manage your stress at work

See our latest vlog on ways to manage stress at work by Holly and Emma.

New Charity Partner: Homeless Oxfordshire

We’re really pleased to announce our new Charity Partner Homeless Oxfordshire. “Homeless Oxfordshire is the largest provider of supported temporary accommodation for homeless adults in the county. Each night we accommodate 220 people. But we are more than bricks and mortar. Through ten innovative projects, we provide the person-centred support people need to recover from homelessness for good.” We’re looking forward to volunteering with them soon. To find out more please watch their video https://www.youtube.com/embed/TY-EK8xHRqY

Stress Awareness Month

In 2014/15, the HSE (Health, Safety Executive) research showed that 16 million people were experiencing mental ill health problems each year and stress was a key factor with 440,000 people (40% of all work-related illness) in the UK reported work-related stress at a level they believed was making them ill.   A poll that You HR recently ran showed that an overwhelming majority found workload caused them the most stress.  Psychological problems, including stress, anxiety and depression, are behind one in five visits to a GP. The Mental Health Foundation reports that 74% of people have at some point felt so stressed that they have felt overwhelmed, unable to cope, and some individuals’... Read More

Supporting colleagues with Autism

Recently https://styleacre.org.uk/ provided us with some tips on working with colleagues with Autism. We feel strongly that neurodiversity – the different ways in which the brain can work and interpret information – should be acknowledged within the workplace. An article from http://www.acas.org.uk/ describes neurodiversity further as:  It highlights that people naturally think about things differently. We have different interests and motivations, and are naturally better at some things and poorer at others. Most people are neurotypical, which means that their brain functions and processes information in the way our society expects. However it’s estimated that around 1 in 7 people (more than 15% of people in the UK) are neurodivergent. Neurodivergence... Read More

Confused about Brexit and what this means for current/future EU employees?

Whilst we wait for a full and final position on Brexit and the negotiated exit terms between the UK and the EU and a date of when change will take place, there will nevertheless be an impact on EU nationals working in the UK. To help understand what employers need to do, our article sets out key information you need to know and provides certainty as to the impact on EU citizens currently living and working in the UK and how you can best support them. ‘50% of respondents to our recent survey stated that they did not fully understand the application process for EU nationals applying for settled or... Read More


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