Month: February 2013

Time you focused on your Retirement policy?

On Wednesday I was lucky enough to get a space on Mourant Ozannes’ “Retirement: Making plans for an ageing workforce” seminar. At a guess I would say it attracted somewhere in the region of 80 delegates which crystallised in my mind the fact that retirement and succession planning both continue to be hot topics in […]

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Starting Work at Focus

When I first went to my interview with Becky I had done a little research about the company as I have done for all the interviews I have been for and mainly found that they were a friendly and very active bunch. While I was in the interview I realised how much of a varied […]

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You work in recruitment…don’t you?

You, like me to be honest, might be somewhat surprised by the amount of time I, or any of the members of the Focus Team, get asked this question. My answer to this question has changed somewhat over the past five and a half years. Initially, when Becky and I first started Focus HR, my […]

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The problem with HR is….

I have recently returned from a Christmas break visiting family in South Africa. We had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the opportunity to relax and reflect without the normal pressures of a working week. As I’m sure many other business owners will sympathise, I find it very difficult when away from the office to […]

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