Mental Health

Changing the way we think about Mental Health – 3 min read

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You may have recently seen the Duke of Cambridge launching ‘Mental Health at Work’, a new initiative from Heads Together and Mind, aiming to change the way that we approach workplace mental health in the UK.
It’s sobering to read the latest research from Mind which shows how a culture of fear and silence around mental health can be costly to employers….

Mental Health

Mental Health Matters – 2 min read

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Mental Health Matters

It’s so important for our mental health that we look after ourselves.

Why is it so important?

Here’s a few facts:

It’s estimated that one in four adults are affected by mental health issues at some point in their lives

Click below to read more…

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Would you volunteer for you?

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Maybe you are a charity, non-profit or a church organisation….if so, you are likely to have volunteers helping you to achieve your vision.  Carey Nieuwhof recently explored the struggle to find, keep and retain volunteers. Here’s a few questions to ask yourself about your volunteers: Are they happy and motivated in their role? Do you […]

human resources

Recruitment: How can you find quality candidates?

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Don't just replace a leaver

Last week we looked at the first two stages of the end-to-end recruitment process, specifically focusing on being clear on what your organisation needs and developing a good job description and person specification. This week, we’re looking at the next two stages – how you attract candidates and candidate selection. 1.Where will you find your […]

Recruitment

Don’t just replace a leaver

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Don't just replace a leaver

Don’t just replace a leaver A colleague has resigned. Do you just look to replace them like for like or do you take a step back and see what you need? In this blog we will discuss what steps you should take when a position becomes vacant. It may be just the opportunity you need […]

Culture

Inductions – are you setting your staff up for success?

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Recruitment & Induction - Cornerstone Resources

What’s the purpose of an induction? An induction is the process you go through with a new employee when they first start working for you.  The aim is to help them meet the key people they need to know to be able to do their job well (and to feel welcome!), familiarise themselves with the […]

HR Policies

Focus on: Policies – why do I need them?

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Employment Policies - Cornerstone Resources

Why do I need policies? Without policies, it’s impossible for your employees to know where the parameters are in your organisation or what their entitlements are……whether it’s holiday, maternity leave or  absence. Some information can be detailed in the contract but more is needed, especially for more complicated processes like long term sickness absence or […]

Redundancy

Focus On: Redundancy

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Recruitment & Induction - Cornerstone Resources

Welcome to our new ‘Focus On’ blog series. This week, we’ll be looking at Redundancy: However well you might manage your church, charity or small business, there is always a possibility that you might have to reduce your costs to save it and redundancy may be the only option. It’s critical to manage redundancy in […]