Award winning HR Service Provider celebrates 4 years in business

Our journey to our award… My name is Rachel Wade. Four years ago, I was at a crossroads in my career, not sure whether to take the next HR Director role, I’m sure you may have been in this position.  I loved HR but I did start to wonder if it was time for a […]

Read Opt HR’s Employment Law Update

Employment law 2019 changes Employers and workplaces need to be aware of recent changes to the law. There are two key months in the calendar – April and October. In this article we will go into some differences in the law and how it will affect employers across the country. There aren’t many key changes […]

Why it’s time for an HR Health Check

I love the New Year. For me, it represents a blank slate and the potential to achieve something significant in the year ahead. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be filled with optimism and plenty of exciting plans for 2018. But don’t make the mistake of running before you can walk! I understand that you’re […]

Don’t end your year until you’ve taken this critical step

With Christmas rushing ever closer, I’m sure you’re busy turning your attention to the festivities, parties, and downtime with the people you love. But before you down tools for the year, can I encourage you to reflect on the time that’s passed first Looking back to see what went well (and what didn’t) is vital […]

The 12 Key Questions you should have considered to get the most out of your HR outsourced partner

Here are the 12-key areas you should focus on with your outsourced HR partner… What is the vision for your business? How do you see yourself as a leader, what things do you do well? What key performance indicators and metrics do you use to measure your progress? Are your people delivering the value to […]

Summer HR Horror Stories – And How To Avoid Them In Your Business

Any time of the year brings challenges for business owners when it comes to managing a team of people, and the summer is no different. Everyone might be in a slightly better mood when the sun starts to shine, but there are potential issues that you need to be aware of to ensure the smooth […]

How To Get Your Staff Back On Track After Summer Holidays

The summer months aren’t best known for being the most productive of seasons in the workplace. With many staff members heading off on holiday, or dreaming of more exotic locations than your offices, output can often take a bit of a slide in the wrong direction. It’s not long though until we hit the final […]

UK City of Culture 2021 – Opt HR are backing the bid for Coventry to win!!

Opt HR is proud to be backing Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021. We have recently joined so many other business owners and organisations in Coventry to support the bid which means we are contributing to the city’s effort to become UK City of Culture, a title currently held by Hull. Rachel Wade, […]

Companies With Women Executives Perform Better – So Why Has Representation Stagnated?

The results of the recent Pipeline’s Women Count survey have been published, and they raise some pretty interesting and important questions about female leadership, and the progress we’re making towards ensuring that women are given the opportunity to thrive in senior roles. It was found that FTSE 350 companies with no women on the leadership […]

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