HR + Business News – March 2020

HR Recruitment Dorset News, Off site job interviews, Top tips for employers and candidates

We’ve gathered the recent headlines for Hampshire and Dorset HR News + Recruitment + Business headlines across the local area and beyond. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of HR, work, business and strategy.We have also added a new section – Good News! 

Make sure you follow us to see the latest news, tips and blogs – see below! We’d also like to share with you a very comprehensive and thorough document on the Coronavirus job Retention Scheme written by Brabners as part of their C-19 Business Pledge. You can view it here.


31st March

Bournemouth Echo: Not Just Travel bosses launch free support during coronavirus crisis

24th March

People Management: How can HR remotely manage underperforming employees?

23rd March

Forbes: How To Get Your People Engaged And Aligned During The Outbreak

17th March

Forbes: 12 Tips For Making Your Virtual Meetings More Professional

13th March

Business Insider: Four tips for a long lasting, successful career

Dorset Chamber: Businesses need to tighten up cyber security

12th March

Personnel Today: Budget 2020: Seven things employers may have missed

Dorset Chamber: Managing your business risk.

The Business Magazine: Tech MD says business measures are encouraging

11th March 

The Business Magazine: How start-ups can compete on culture

5th March
Executive Grapevine: The least effective hiring strategy revealed

4th March
People Management: Is it ok to covertly monitor staff? 

The Business Magazine: 2019/20 MHA Manufacturing & Engineering Report

3rd March
BizMag: Support issued to UK small businesses to minimise potential disruption from COVID-19

28th Feb
Forbes: 10 Great Ways To Attract New Customers To Your Small Business


1st April

Personnel Today: WEBINAR on Mental health – why employees don’t as for help. 

30th March

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Mind’s tips on looking after our mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

25th March 

Forbes: The secret of self care and why you should prioritise it

20th March

The Guardian: The secret of calm:how to de-stress if you have one minute, five minutes – or 14 days

13th March 

Business Insider: How to collaborate while working from home

4th March
The Guardian: Coronavirus office closures: the expert guide to working from home

27th Feb
The Guardian: Where did the weekend go? How work stole our Saturdays and Sundays


31st March 

Bournemouth Echo: Supporting Local Businesses: initiative between Bournemouth Town Centre BID and the Daily Echo

23rd March

BizMag: Deep cleaning offer for Dorset and New Forest

20th March

BizMag: Spring Clean for Charity

12th March

The Business Magazine: Southampton: BIS Expo 2020 set to be better than ever

The Business Magazine: LSH: South Coast property market pushes on

5th March
Daily Echo: Area could be UK’s ‘capital of coastal renaissance’

6th March
Bournemouth Echo: Flybe – Flight solution vital for business, says Dorset MP

29th Feb:
Bournemouth Echo: The top five business stories this week

27th Feb:
Bournemouth Echo: Coronavirus “starting to affect Dorset businesses”

25th Feb
BizMag: Charity Jive Night


23rd March

People Management: The legalities of working away from the workplace

18th March

People Management: IR35 reforms postponed in wake of coronavirus

13th March

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth jobs at risk after French energy giant acquires iSupply

Executive Grapevine: Will IR35 really impact the interim market?

12 March

Personnel Today: Employee benefits: Why data is king

10th March

Personnel Today: Russell Group graduates less likely to need work experience

3rd March

The Business Magazine: How technology can drive the growth of your business


22nd March

Forbes: You can now see West End Shows Online 

Forbes: Best Exhibitions, Concerts, Operas, Ballet To Watch Online For Free

The Guardian: 10 of the world’s best virtual museum and art gallery tours

Thanks to all of our sources for our HR Recruitment Dorset Update as always: Bournemouth Echo, Business Insider, Guardian, Personnel Today, People Management, Forbes, The Business Magazine, Daily Echo,  Business in Dorset, World Economic Forum, Bizmag, + Marketing Week.

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