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Google Make Mobile Searches Evem More User Friendly

Posted on 1st September 2016

Google Make Mobile Searches Evem More User Friendly

It’s no secret that Google’s ranking algorithms strongly favour websites that are mobile friendly in search listings.  When their search priorities were changed in 2015, Google added a helpful tag that told a user whether the site they were about to click on was “mobile friendly”.  As from August, this tag has been removed, find out about the impact of these changes. 

6 Ways to Improve Your Performance Appraisals

Posted on 31st August 2016

6 Ways to Improve Your Performance Appraisals

Recent research suggests that companies that do away with appraisals experience a drop in productivity. Clearly there is value in the appraisal process, but how can we make it work better? Here are a few tips. 

Hit Cancer for Six

Posted on 30th June 2016

Hit Cancer for Six

Pennine Business Partners and Alex Lees team up to Hit Cancer for Six in 2016

McDonalds experience shows zero hours contracts not all bad

Posted on 21st April 2016

McDonalds experience shows zero hours contracts not all bad

Zero hours contracts have been very much in the news of late, with large employers criticised for their wide scale use.  In January this year it became unlawful to use “exclusion clauses” which banned employees on zero hours contracts from working elsewhere

Business of the Month

Posted on 23rd March 2016

Business of the Month

Pennine Business Partners win Business of the Month Award!

 

We are delighted to announce that we are the winners of the Eaton Smith Business of the Month Award for February 2016, which coincides nicely with our 6th birthday.

HR Implications for Flood Affected Businesses

Posted on 30th December 2015

Flood water affecting businesses

As floods once again hit the north of England, business owners will be counting the cost of damage to property, as well as disruption to their business.

5 Ways To Keep Your Seasonal Business Visible In The Off-peak

Posted on 16th October 2015

5 Ways To Keep Your Seasonal Business Visible In The Off-peak

As one busy season is just ending for some businesses it’s just about to become the busiest time of year for others.  But when the mad rush has finished, just how do you keep your business visible to your customers?

Here we provide you with some top tips to keep your business ticking all year round.