Cornerstone Resources are 2!

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Nicci Birley, Rob Birley. Cornerstone Resources

Today marks a special day for us as Cornerstone Resources are 2! It’s been quite a journey for us over the last couple of years as we transitioned from Corporate to Self-employed life but it has been well worth it. So what have we been doing over the last 2 years and what types of […]


What’s the average UK pay rise in 2020?

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average uk pay rise in 2020

After a surprisingly strong year in pay growth, the economic environment looks more uncertain as we head into 2020. Average UK salaries increased by up to 3.9% in 2019, eclipsing the predicted 3% growth rates that were suggested at the end of 2018. Why was this? The sustained job creation in 2019 surprised observers. The […]


10 things to think about when recruiting

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Recruitment, recruiting, candidate selection, assessment

Recruiting the right person first time. What do you need to think about when you’re recruiting? We’ve gathered 10 steps which, if done well, will help you hire the right person first time 1. Determine what you need The first point to consider is what you actually need as an organisation. Don’t just replace a […]

Employee Relations

How do you resolve conflict at work?

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Conflict at work

Tough times at work? There are times when conflict at work can be healthy, when it’s a safe place where we can challenge and debate topics with other team members…a place where there’s no blame and differences are valued and respected. Maybe this feels an almost alien concept to you right now if you’re going […]


Help for Thomas Cook employees

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Help for Thomas Cook Employees

We are here to help We were saddened by the collapse of one of the UK’s most well loved companies at the weekend. The loss of Thomas Cook is something that is felt deeply by us all, even those who’ve never flown with them. Our co-founder, Rob, completed a contract with Thomas Cook Airlines in […]