Recrion's most recent Corporate Social Responsibility initiative was held on Tuesday 28 July and was a huge success.
We opted for a fun flambouyant evening of swishing (also known as wardrobe swapping) in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. And fun it was! 17 local business women attended bringing 5 quality nearly new garments with them, and after a very informative overview from image consultant Susan Lawton and on what we should be wearing (and not wearing) we swished!
The majority of interest in Recrion's published guide for managers "The Redundancy Action Plan" has come from the UK in the first half of this year. However, more and more Asia Pacific organisations have been seeking best practice advice from our specialist consultants as their local laws are not as clear cut. A number of HR managers in Asia Pac have also not had to deal with the scale of redundancies they are currently facing.
Managing change and restructures is often seen as the chief domain of HR, but Katherine Wiid, Director of People Management Consultancy Recrion, argues that L & D and Training professionals within an organisation have a significant part to play.
At last a good news story for the the region! Recrion, an HR consultancy based in Stamford, is giving free careers advice and training to people affected by redundancy.
Katherine Wiid, a specialist in people management, published an article on 16 April 2009 in in Supply Management.
The article was written for managers in procurement who are used to negotiating with suppliers, but find it tough when it comes to making staff redundant. The article explores three main areas:
The call centre has been directly impacted by the economic slowdown and is going through a bumpy ride. Jon Snow, editor of Call Centre 101 approached Recrion to write an article for managers in the call centre industry to help them manage downsizing programmes in a positive way.
BUSINESSES will no longer have to spend money on hotels to hold meetings now a Stamford firm has spotted a gap in the market. Recrion has decided to open up its converted listed building in St Mary's Hill as a venue to host meetings and conferences.
Published in the Peterborough Evening Telegraph Tuesday 9 September 2008
In the economic downturn, the last thing employers want to be doing is losing the staff they have paid a lot of money to recruit. Successful Stamford-based HR consultancy Recrion has come up with a solution that should make them sit up. It's known as the Employee Engagement Barometer.
Katherine Wiid, Director of Recrion (on the left hand side) receiving her award – photograph courtesy of Rutland & Stamford Mercury