Irenicon Awards

Thank you to our customers for all the support.  So far since 2014 we have won: Best of – Highly Commended in Croydon 2014 Best of – 2nd most loved HR consultancy in the UK 2014 Best

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Political Correctness – is it out of control?

Do we live in an age of Political Correctness?    In the last year we have seen: Sensibility alert.  If you click the hyperlinks they will take you to reports of the remarks and

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Employment law insurance that doesn’t chain you down

The cost of employment law insurance keeps going up.   And it doesn't always work out the way you planned.   The 'peace of mind' you bought so expensively can leave you tangled

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Free contracts are not always free!

Don't you just love to get free stuff.   Finding you don't have to pay can be a great feeling.  But not everything that is free is going to save you money.

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Struggling with bookkeeping?

When you deal with donations, subscriptions and grants it is vital to have clear and proper records. Getting the receipts and paperwork into one place to log and enter into accounts can be quite a

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Why are we getting so many bullying complaints?

The news is full of stories of the nightmare boss and bullying complaints. Conscientious bosses feel increasingly unable to discipline employees who are under performing.   In the back of their minds

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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.

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

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Who is under-performing in your business?

Building 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

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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 

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