Perks of the job: Bar 44 prides itself on jetting staff to all corners of Spain
Jun29

Perks of the job: Bar 44 prides itself on jetting staff to all corners of Spain

The Bar 44 Tapas y Copas Group has displayed once again why it is one of Cardiff’s best employers by surprising staff members across their restaurants with a once in a lifetime holiday in northern Spain. The ‘Bar 44 Road trip’ will see owners Owen and Tom Morgan take eight of their highest performing employees across the Galicia region, starting in the city of La Coruna, which is famed for its exceptional wine and world class seafood....

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How to get listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Employers List – HR Manager shares her secrets!
May16

How to get listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Employers List – HR Manager shares her secrets!

Being listed in the prestigious Sunday Times ‘Top 100 Companies to work for’ is often something HR Managers aspire to. It goes without saying that you want appreciation from the C-Suite, but there is nothing that satisfies HR Managers more than recognition for doing a good job for the people they look after, by the people they look after.  Unlike many such lists, for the Sunday Times list, it’s the staff themselves –...

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TUC warns of potential increase in insecure employment
Apr27

TUC warns of potential increase in insecure employment

Despite an announcement this week by Macdonalds that it will give employees on zero hour contracts an opportunity to switch to guaranteed hours, the TUC has warned that 290,000 more people could be trapped in insecure work by 2022 if current trends continue. This is equivalent to thirteen extra Sports Directs, or the entire working population of Sheffield. The figures show that by the start of 2022, 3.5 million people could be in...

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‘We’re all about the people’ says Sunday Times Top 10 employer
Mar09

‘We’re all about the people’ says Sunday Times Top 10 employer

New World Trading Company (‘NWTC’), was recently named tenth in ‘The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for’.  The list relies heavily upon employees’ responses to the Sunday Times survey for their level of happiness and job satisfaction. The company operates some of the most exciting brands in the UK pub market, consisting of The Oast House (Manchester), The Botanist (Alderley Edge, Birmingham, Chester, Leeds, Manchester,...

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131 Chivas Brothers employees volunteer for latest ‘Spirit of Support’ Day
Dec08

131 Chivas Brothers employees volunteer for latest ‘Spirit of Support’ Day

More than 130 staff from Chivas Brothers in Paisley took part in a day-long intensive community refurbishment project at Lapwing Lodge Outdoor Centre. The initiative was built on the company’s Spirit Of Support (SOS) programme, launched in February 2016 – a community volunteering scheme that presents everyone in the company with an opportunity to volunteer for one working day per year. Employees from the company’s Finance, IT and...

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Chivas Brothers marks Global Day of Action with National Volunteer Initiative
Jun09

Chivas Brothers marks Global Day of Action with National Volunteer Initiative

Scotch whisky and premium gin producer Chivas Brothers is set to get into the spirit of National Volunteers Week 2016 by supporting community projects across the UK. The activity will form part of Responsib’ALL Day, a global day of action hosted annually by its parent company Pernod Ricard. Chivas Brothers’ 1,600 employees will dedicate thousands of hours to causes on Thursday 2nd June by undertaking activities to support and develop...

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