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Workplace culture vital to business performance

Workplace culture is fundamental to an organisation’s performance, according to Research by EY that asked board members their thoughts on the effectiveness of in-work employee benefit schemes. 86% of respondents said in-work benefits are highly linked to performance, while 61% said they saw an increase in employee performance following investment in office or workplace culture. … Continued

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5 skills every reward manager should have

A high-quality benefits strategy is probably the most effective way to boost business performance, and there are plenty of studies to back that up. In light of this, reward managers who can implement benefit schemes that help to motivate the workforce are very much in demand. If you’re a reward professional looking for career progression … Continued

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What does a reward manager do?

A reward manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining an organisation’s incentive scheme, with the aim of motivating employees to improve productivity and company performance. If you already work in a reward position, you’ll be better placed than most to outline the day-to-day tasks you undertake from within an HR department, but for those people … Continued

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Working environments affecting mental health

38% of UK workers say their regular working environment is having a negative effect on their mental wellbeing, while half think their workplace doesn’t do enough to look after their needs. These figures come from new research by Health Insurance Company Westfield Health, who surveyed 1,825 UK employees. It was conducted to mark Mental Health … Continued

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5 attributes every successful HR assistant has

Working in human resources can be as challenging as it is rewarding. From hiring new employees to dealing with grievances, it’s a varied career in a department that’s vital to the day-to-day running of any business. To be successful in HR you need to be business-focused, while it’s equally important to be friendly and approachable … Continued

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Progress your career with an Assistant Buyer role  An Assistant Buyer plays a key role in any procurement team. Your knowledge of your products, services and industry must be second-to-none, while you will also be required to support senior staff and deputise in their absence. Before you start applying for Assistant Buyer roles, it is … Continued

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5 skills to look for when recruiting a HR assistant  HR assistants, along with other staff that work within HR such as compensation controllers, are vital to the smooth running of any HR department. To ensure your company HR department is running as smoothly as possible it’s important to hire the sort of people who … Continued

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Are you confident in your knowledge of mental health?

According to research carried out by Canada Life Group Insurance, a third of employees believe their employer has a negative approach to mental health. The survey of 1000 employees discovered that 57% of respondents had experienced mental health problems while in employment. This follows data revealed in 2015 that highlighted the impact mental health has … Continued

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HR Assistant Recruitment

It’s no secret that an efficient human resources department is vital for the successful day-to-day running of your business. As such, you’ll want to recruit skilled, reliable HR assistants with a real passion for their role. The recruitment consultants at Portfolio CBR have a strong track record of helping businesses find the ideal candidate for … Continued

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