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Is your next business disaster looming on the horizon? You might not be surprised to hear that a high percentage of the enquiries that we get are from business owners experiencing ‘a bit of a disaster’. Posted by Emma Wynne
13th December 2017
Sickness management FAQs According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), around 130 million working days are lost to sickness every year in the UK. Posted by Emma Wynne
6th December 2017
Small but strong ways to recognise employees What can you do to recognise the good work your employees are doing? Posted by Ashley Heeley
29th November 2017
Are you taking sexual harassment claims seriously? Though we’ve come a long way in recent years there’s still a great deal of work to be done. Posted by Gwyneth Hodgkinson
22nd November 2017
Three truths that you don’t want to hear about working with an HR consultant We’re going to reveal three things that you probably really don’t want to hear about working with an HR consultant Posted by Emma Wynne
15th November 2017
GDPR – what does it all mean? We know that we are supposed to be taking action, but there is some inconsistency as to what exactly we should be doing.  Posted by Gwyneth Hodgkinson
8th November 2017
Are you managing the stress of your staff? Stress causes 11.7 million lost working days each year, which equates to 23.9 days per person. Posted by Emma Wynne
1st November 2017
The truth about “I don’t have time for HR” If there’s one thing that we hear time and time again from business owners, it’s that they just don’t have enough hours in the day Posted by Emma Wynne
25th October 2017
Three key HR challenges for the fourth quarter – and how to smash them We’re quickly approaching the end of the calendar year, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to rest on your laurels Posted by Emma Wynne
18th October 2017
What have psychometric tests ever done for me? A look at what psychometric tests are and more importantly, how we can use them in our businesses. Posted by Ashley Heeley
11th October 2017
Why would you invest if there is a risk? We constantly talk about performance management, engagement and skills development, but professional qualifications and their cost are often overlooked. Posted by Lindsay Baker
4th October 2017
Why your managers should be coaches Is there a one size fits all way of getting the best out of your team without alienating anyone? Posted by Clare Hargrave
27th September 2017
What you really need to know about offering work experience Many business leaders can see the value of creating opportunities for young people. Here, we explain what you need to know to move forward. Posted by Emma Wynne
20th September 2017
Mentoring - a valued performance development role Graham Ravenscroft writes this week's blog, all about mentoring and the positive impact it can have on a business Posted by Emma Wynne
13th September 2017
How to get your staff back on track after summer holidays It’s not long though until we hit the final quarter of the year, so if you want to make sure that you smash your goals, it’s worth taking a little time out to assess how you can get things back on the right track. Posted by Emma Wynne
6th September 2017
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What our clients think

We started working with Gateway HR earlier this year and never fail to be impressed by their friendly, efficient service and support. Their help over the last few months has been invaluable
Krissen Jessiman, Hingerose Ltd - Monthly peace of mind subscription client
One of the directors of our company, Rob Buxton, suggested that we may benefit from an HR audit from a BNI member, Gateway HR. At first we were sceptical about this. Firstly, nothing in life is free – ‘there’s no such thing as a free lunch’ and all that. Secondly, we’re a firm of accountants, dealing with businesses, staffing matters and so on all the time – what could Gateway possibly do for us? Firstly we can confirm that the HR audit was totally free. We were visited by one of their consultants, Lindsay Gibson, who was with us for about an hour. During this time we ran through the procedures and systems that we have in place for dealing with our staff. Shortly after the meeting we received a health check from Lindsay that clearly showed the areas in which we were good, and the areas where improvements were needed. It became apparent from the report that we didn’t know as much as we thought we did.

Lindsay suggested that we should adopt a new staff manual. We agreed with this, and the first version arrived shortly afterwards. Various amendments were needed and Gateway were happy to assist us with making as many alterations as necessary. We have found Gateway to be thoroughly professional in all of our dealings with them, and would recommend their services to any business.
Mark Stockwell, BKS Accountants - client with a Starter Pack Plus
Our business is growing fast (we’ve doubled in staff in the last year) and that means dealing with a lot of employment hassles. We’re glad to have Gateway HR on our side. Not only do Emma and her team ensure we do everything correctly and legally, but they are always there when we find ourselves in a new situation. It gives us great peace of mind to know we can pick up the phone or send an email, and an expert is there to talk us through our options. Gateway HR is such a trusted adviser, that we now even recommend them to our clients. And there are very few companies we trust that much
Paul Green, Growth UK - Monthly peace of mind subscription client
Their hands-on, down to earth approach to ‘all things HR’ is what makes Gateway stand out from the crowd. Their offering of quality, professional HR advice at an affordable price is what makes the Gateway solution a very good one. Having known and worked with Emma and her team for a number of years, I know that they deliver appropriate advice in any given situation … and not just legally compliant advice but advice that makes commercial sense too, which is essential in the running of a successful business
David Addison, Knights of Old Limited - Training client
I’ve run a small business for many years and thought I was doing it properly myself – I wasn’t! I can’t recommend Gateway highly enough for the way that they have taken care of my HR, sorted it out professionally and left me to concentrate on what I do best
Alan Bellamy, Bellamy Eyecare - Monthly peace of mind subscription client