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Autumn Seminar Series

Posted on 29th August 2017

Autumn Seminar Series

Pennine Business Partners are hosting a series of 3 seminars in the coming months which focus on common challenges faced by business owners - and you are invited! 

 

Employer's Quick Guide to the New GCSE Grading System

Posted on 24th August 2017

Employer's Quick Guide to the New GCSE Grading System

Pupils anticipating their GCSE results this week will for the first time receive a number grade between 1-9 rather than a letter grade for English Literature, English Language, and Maths.

Yet, despite coming into effect, a recent study published by the Confederation of British Industry and Pearson discovered that more than a third of businesses were unaware of the changes and a further 29% said they were aware of the change but didn’t understand how it worked.  

5 Steps to Make Your Recruitment Process a Success!

Posted on 25th January 2017

5 Steps to Make Your Recruitment Process a Success!

Business owners know that productivity and profitability depends on the quality and engagement of their workforce.  That’s why recruiting the right people for the job and the business are important to ongoing performance and success. 

Industry statistics show that the true cost of recruitment can be up to 2.5 times the salary of the role in question – so it pays to do it right!  Here are five tips to help you recruit the right person for your next vacancy.

We're Recruiting!

Posted on 22nd May 2015

We're Recruiting!

At Pennine Business Partners we have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive to join our growing team.

We’re looking for someone with a keen interest in all aspects of marketing communications to provide marketing support for our wide range of clients. 

"Mr Selfridge" - a lesson in equality at work

Posted on 7th January 2013

"Mr Selfridge" - a lesson in equality at work

How fascinating is the contrast between the entrepreneurial American and the staid English traditionalists in the new series of “Mr Selfridge”. Even more amusing is to watch through the eyes of my two teenage daughters, affronted by the notion that shop girls who got married would have to leave! Thankfully, things have moved on somewhat since the early 1900s, although it took until 1975 for the Sex Discrimination Act to come into being.