Christmas Party – Reward or Regret?

It’s that time of the year again! The work Christmas party is often a highlight of the year, where employees can put on their cheesy Christmas jumpers and be rewarded for their hard work a great social and team building event to end the year on. Its important however...

Working in hot temperatures

   Summers here!! As the summer approaches its important to think about how working in hot temperatures could affect your workplace and indeed your employees. Although rare, there are times when the great british weather surprises us with high temperatures....

Exhibiting at an Expo

The hardest part of networking is turning up! Horizon HR Solutions attended the 3 Counties Expo in Luton on Tuesday 30th April. I thought I would write a blog on what it’s like to be an exhibitor at one of these events – tips and hints for making it a successful day...

Why your CV (curriculum vitae) is important

Did you know that 76% of CV’s are discarded for an unprofessional email address? Your CV (curriculum vitae) Your CV (curriculum vitae)  is often the first contact you will have with a potential new employer and there are several reasons that a CV will be disregarded...
Probation Periods – Are they important?

Probation Periods – Are they important?

Below are some of the key points you need to know to manage new employees through their probation period within your company. What are probation periods? A probation period is usually added to a contract of employment to ensure that the new staff member is competent...
What do you do if an employee is persistently late?

What do you do if an employee is persistently late?

We’ve all been there; that time when your alarm mysteriously didn’t go off; keys go missing or getting stuck in the morning traffic. It happens to the best of us and when it does, it makes for a stress-filled morning. However, working with someone who is persistently...