HR Insights Posts By: Anthony

A recent survey of 1000 managers undertaken by a recruitment business found that four out of five managers did not know that it was illegal to ask a job applicant if they were planning to go on maternity or paternity leave. This shocking statistic is a true display of how important real interview training is for business owners and Managers. Cream HR’s MD, Anthony Sutton, explains:

As someone who has worked in the HR and Recruitment space for over three decades, it never ceases to amaze me just how badly people conduct job interviews and also how little training is provided in this area. I was recently reading an article based on a survey of 1000 managers undertaken by a recruitment… Read more »

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The Importance of Onboarding

Cream HR is rightly proud of the great work it does helping many businesses get their recruitment right. Our processes and expertise help save time and money, but more importantly ensure that the right person is recruited for each role, every time.  Having invested a significant amount of money in the recruitment process it is… Read more »

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Helping to address London Entrepreneurs No 1 problem at the ICE Quickfire Startup Talent Solving Session

Yesterday Anthony Sutton from Cream HR joined a panel of experts to help London Entrepreneurs in the ICE network to tackle their number 1 issue – PEOPLE The event was wonderfully hosted by Rajeeb Dey MBE  and the panel included Tarun Gidoomal, Co-head of Next Jump (UK), Matt Lerner, partner at 500 Startups & Romanie… Read more »

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The Living Wage is Almost Upon Us

We’d previously written about the forthcoming introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW), which comes into effect on 1st April 2016. Last autumn, the government introduced a fairly steep rise in the National Minimum Wage (NMW), probably to help make the step up to the new NLW a little bit easier for business to accommodate…. Read more »

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Changes in free child-care – good or bad news?

Ahead of the November spending review we had a quick look back to one of the government’s announcements in the summer budget.  The proposed inrcease in free child-care seemed like a good idea at the time. Since the annonucement a lot of concerns have arisen regarding a potential funding gap. Will the spending review provide… Read more »

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New ACAS Guidelines

It’s great to see ACAS issue this most recent guidance – http://tinyurl.com/olxkjqb For many years we at Cream HR have been advising our customers to follow exactly this route. We always seek to ensure that our customers apply the law correctly to avoid unnecessary risks.  

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