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Kate's Cases... Tactics Are Everything
Kate's Cases... Tactics Are Everything

02 / 09 / 2009

Last year Kate gave a talk to a group of managers about how to manage attendance in a practical and robust way. After the talk, a member of the audience came up and asked if she could help him with a problem. John (not his real name) works for a small company. Several years before, a TUPE transfer had taken...

Credit Card Feud
Credit Card Feud

27 / 08 / 2009

This blog is by way of a public service announcement. Did you know that you can close your account with a bank, destroy the credit card, send it back and give written instructions that no future payments are to be made against it, yet in some circumstances, the bank will continue to make payments against your card? This can go...

Jummy Fakorede - Work Experience Student Blog
Jummy Fakorede - Work Experience Student Blog

18 / 08 / 2009

During the course of the Summer, we have given the opportunity of work experience to students from the University of Northampton and here is our latest student blog... My name is Jummy Fakorede, a final year student from the University of Northampton studying Human Resource Management.In life, you take a decision sometimes which might turn out for the positive or...

The Goode Life
The Goode Life

11 / 08 / 2009

I have recently joined Russell HR Consulting as an HR Generalist to bring some more of the 'Goode Life' into the office. In my first week instead of bringing an apple for the teacher, I brought in eggs for The HR Headmistress as, true to the television programme, we keep chickens – four rescued battery hens plus the two originals,...

A Real Dogs Dinner
A Real Dogs Dinner

07 / 08 / 2009

Last week I went to a dogs' dinner. Well, not so much of a dinner as a cocktail party! The occasion was the 21st Birthday of one of our clients, Dogs for the Disabled. I took along some doggy and people chocs to help them celebrate this special occasion! The charity trains dogs to work with disabled people creating life-changing...