human resources

What is Human Resources?
Human Resources is the people focused function of any organisation and within this category are posts relating to Human Resources activity. This includes topics such as:

employee recruitment. The includes the attraction of new talent into an organisation including how to select, assess and induct new employees into the business.
recognition and motivation. How do you engage employees so that they fulfil their potential with the organisation?
training and development. The acquisition of skills by employees to enable them to fulfil their role.
Coaching and mentoring. The honing of skills such as management and leadership to help organisations run more effectively.
Reward. How do you pay people correctly and incentivise them to continue to perform.
Change management. How do you effectively ensure that major initiatives are embedded?
Employee benefits. What benefits will motivate employees and ensure that your organisation remains competitive when compared with competitors?

All these topics, and more, make up the Human Resources function. We will blog on new developments in these areas as well as how to guides that will help you to become more effective. So make sure you sign up to receive our blogs!

Shared Parental Leave

How does Shared Parental Leave work?

In 2014 the Government passed the Shared Parental Leave Regulations. Prior to 2014, parents had 2 very differing entitlements. The mother could enjoy up to 52 weeks maternity leave whilst the father had 2 weeks Paternity leave. The Shared Parental Leave legislation was designed to allow parents to share statutory leave, theoretically levelling the playing …

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what should companies do about the threat of coronavirus?

What should companies do about the threat of Coronavirus?

Original blog At the end of 2019, a new strain of Coronavirus (now named COVID-19), was indentified in the Chinese city of Wuhan. As of last week, 63,000 cases had been registered with 1,300 fatalities. The condition has largely been contained within China to date with only isolated cases elsewhere. However, given the globally connected …

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Award - Manchester HR Consultancy of the Year

We’ve won an award!

We’ve won the Manchester Prestige Award Cornerstone Resources have been awarded the HR Consultancy of the Year Award by the Corporate LiveWire group. By Rob Birley Cornerstone Resources have been in business since January 2018. As a young business, it’s great to see our progress recognised by winning the prestigious award of Manchester HR Consultancy …

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Cornerstone Resources Human Resources Consultancy new office

Cornerstone Resources Human Resources Consultancy have moved!

Cornerstone Resources Human Resources Consultancy have moved! 18 months after we launched Cornerstone Resources Human Resources Consultancy, we are delighted to announce we’ve moved into our new office! Read below for more information about our journey so far… After spending more than a combined 40 years in HR for different businesses in different sectors, in …

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