Irenicon Awards

Irenicon Awards for 2014

Thank you to our customers for all the support.  So far in 2014 we have won:

Best of – Highly Commended in Croydon 2014

Best of – 2nd most loved HR consultancy in the UK 2014

Click here to see the testimonials that helped us.  If you feel like giving us one too that would be fabulous …more…

Is freelancing the way to bypass HR?


For some growing organisations, freelance is the new employment and they are creating people strategies entirely around the freelance model with no plans to take on a single employee. …more…

Who is under-performing in your business?

Performance management can be toughBuilding a business can be exhilarating and frustrating – often both at the same time.  So much to do, so many things to tackle.
I can’t tell you how many bosses have told me – “so and so is driving me crazy – they don’t do their job and I have to go in and do it for them”.    Sometimes they have felt like this for months, even years. …more…

Why are we getting so many bullying complaints?


The news is full of stories of the nightmare boss and bullying. Conscientious bosses feel increasingly unable to discipline employees who are under performing.   In the back of their minds is the nagging concern :-   "Will I be accused of bullying or, even worse, discrimination?"   No-one wants to turn back the clock…more…

Nigella is not the only boss to have a problem with unauthorised expenses


We have all marvelled at the Lawson family lifestyle and wondered how it is that someone who works for you can run up more than half a million pounds worth of  unauthorised expenses.  The issue of unauthorised expenses is a suprisingly common problem in growing businesses.  …more…

The TUPE regulations are changing in January 2014


It’s all change again for anyone selling ongoing services.

Is your sales/bid/tender team going to pitch/cost on the basis that:

  • TUPE does not apply to new incoming service contracts  …more…