Business

5 Ways To Work Well From Home

With the announcement that lockdown will continue for another three weeks thousands of people find themselves working from home for the foreseeable. Remote and flexible working has become the new norm. We’ve been advocating for this for years as part of our guidance to businesses when attracting the right talent – so it has been […]

Spotting a ‘Walter Mitty’ in Accountancy Recruitment

  By Allan Maund, Head of Compliance and Risk at Dains Accountants   Recruiting the right calibre of employee with the required skill set is key for any business and it’s no different in the world of accountancy.   Although most of the time candidates are recruited and settle into the business seamlessly, there can […]

The 6 things you need to do to successfully onboard your new starter

The 6 things you need to do to successfully onboard your new starter I am pleased to introduce Corrine Ward, CIPD qualified HR Professional. Corrine has over 10 years experience working in fast-paced, high growth, complex multi-site Engineering, IT and Biotech organisations. She’s also a master baker. We have known each other for more than […]

Redundancy can lead to new opportunities

Let me introduce Pamela Miller to you. Our latest Guest Writer on the H2 Blog. Founder of AB Fifty One – a marketing agency. Pamela was made redundant in 2015 and here she talks about how it enabled her to make positive changes. I still remember receiving the news that I was being made redundant. […]

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail – Benjamin Franklin.

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail – Benjamin Franklin. Let me hand you over to Nigel Howle, leader of Howle Communications, a public relations and media services business supporting clients from the public and private sector. This famous quote, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States […]

Top 5 tips to working flexibly and still achieving success

When Lysha Holmes first set up her recruitment business in 2005 after the birth of her eldest daughter, the work culture was very different to where we see it today (with more and more companies offering flexible working to their staff). I was the rarity and now that we see 75%* of Millennials (Powwownow survey) […]