We are often asked about wellbeing in the workplace – especially when it comes to employees who have been signed off work with stress or have issues with constant absence or underperformance. Rest assured you are not alone – more and more employers are struggling with the long-term absence or poor performance from employees due […]Read more
Focus Behavioural Testing Becky and I have been trained in providing feedback for this fantastic behavioural profiling tool for a number of years now and have provided feedback to hundreds of individuals locally. So what is it about PRISM that people love so much? • It’s quick and easy – the link can be sent […]Read more
In our line of work, networking is key. Yes we work with clients on HR matters, a role that you would not probably believe needs investment in networking, but as a Consultancy business we have to find clients before we can offer them the assistance they need. Guernsey is a great place to do business […]Read more
Welcome to the new year! It’s this time of year where everyone feels ready for a fresh start. Whether you had a great 2013 or a mediocre one let us put that behind us and hope that 2014 will have some positive experiences for us all to look forward too. For Focus, and for most of […]Read more
Our first official ‘Happiness Survey’ is complete – a really enjoyable project, with great results too!Read more
Modern technology has changed the way we work, enabling the virtual world to become a reality.Read more
We are now at the end of the experimental period, but will we carry on with a ‘0’ hours policy or fall back to the traditional ‘9 till 5’?Read more
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking to a class of students studying for their Level 2 Administration course at the College of FE.Read more
Last time we spoke about what our employees initial thoughts were about our experiment. So one month in have they changed their minds and how is it all going? We asked them how our ‘abolish working hours’ experiment has affected them and here’s what they said…Read more
As you may have seen, we have recently started our Focus experiment to abolish working hours. We asked the staff their initial thoughts about the trial and here’s what they said about it… How they might change their hours… “I might start earlier so that I can finish earlier or possibly leave during the day […]Read more
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"Outsourcing our HR function for Blue Islands and Vista Hotels has been one of my best business decisions. I only wish I’d done it earlier! From my personal experience, their level of service and advice combined with their efficient and friendly approach to business has been exceptional. On that basis, I asked Focus HR Solutions if they would accept this testimonial, because we so often forget to say thanks for a job well done!"
Derek Coates, Chairman and CEO, Healthspan Group Ltd
"We used PRISM as a basis for director appraisals. The results identified not only the specific abilities of the directors but also highlighted under-utilised skills. Additionally we wanted to get staff feedback on the directors’ performance, and through the PRISM process this was easily achieved in a completely confidential way. Working with Focus on this has been of enormous benefit to our organisation."
Sally Wilkinson, Managing Director, Harbour Trustees Limited
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Cyril Swale, Director, Grant Thorton
"Sarah’s way with people and her wide experience with the challenges of HR has made this project a great success. It has given us a solid basis for the on-going management and development of HR at NGIT and in the art of leading and motivation of our staff."
Jason Connolly, Director, Next Generation IT
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Tim Joyce, Managing Director, Sarnia Yachts