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Tech and people: make sure changes work

Once upon a time, businesses communicated by posting letters, making phone calls and meetings. Now people are sending and receiving work messages through emails, messaging apps and texts.   While considering the obvious pros and cons -…
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Change, develop and improve

  If you see or hear the words “developing people” – you probably don’t react well. If you’re a manager, it probably feels like a duty or, at worst, a pointless exercise. Ticking a box in an appraisal process. But here’s…
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Quick HR is 5

It’s our 5th birthday and I’m hoping that involves jelly, ice cream and balloons. I set up Quick HR in September 2012 for many reasons. I was attracted to the idea of working with all kinds of companies, rather than just as part of one…
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Free training course for people managers

We regularly run a practical "greatest hits" training course for busy managers, to improve your skills and confidence in a wide range of areas. As part of our 5th anniversary celebrations, we're offering a FREE place on a training course…
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Work feels like running a marathon?

Running a company sometimes feels like a marathon. Just when things settle down, somebody leaves or a problem happens. Things keep changing and you have to work out how to deal with them - and that includes getting employees to help. Sometimes…
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Special offer for our clients

We regularly run a practical "greatest hits" training course for busy managers, to improve your skills and confidence in a wide range of areas. We like to offer special services for our clients when we can. So instead of the usual course fees…
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Social media and work: tips and training

Facebook, Twitter and all the other social media sites are changing our lives: keeping in touch with friends and relatives around the world, making new friends with shared interests and communicating quickly about whatever seizes the imagination. The…
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Social media for managers

How can you use social media to find people when you need to recruit? What happens if an employee criticises you or your company on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media site? We’re running a 2-hour training course on Tuesday 8th September…
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"Greatest hits" training for busy managers

We’re running a practical "greatest hits" training course for busy managers, to improve your skills and confidence in a wide range of areas. Avoid walking into legal disputes when you are recruiting, developing people or dealing with problems…
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Pay well? Tell everyone

Do you pay employees at least £7.85 an hour? If you’re not sure, that’s a salary of £15,100 - £16,300 depending on the length of your working week (based on 37-40 hours a week). If you’ve answered yes, and most digital media companies…
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Support for community events

We believe strongly in supporting community events and activities around Sussex. During 2014, Quick HR has provided sponsorship and/or practical support to a wide range of charities, arts events and organisations including: Baked Worthing http://www.bakedworthing.co.uk/ Brighton…
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Recruitment - hire the best

Every company has to recruit new people - whether you're replacing someone who's left, expanding the company or just need someone with new skills. Brian and Melissa ran a recruitment and interview training course for Brighton and Hove Chamber…
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Training course for managers - feedback

Quick HR's Brian Warren ran a training course for Wired Sussex members on managing people and employment law. The course is a "greatest hits" package providing a firm foundation for busy people, to develop their skills and confidence. It covers…
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Managing people & employment law - free training

A practical training course aimed at improving your skills and confidence around people issues and employment law. Avoid walking into legal disputes when you are recruiting, developing people or dealing with problems - especially during times…
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Testimonials: what people say about Quick HR

"Brian is by far the best HR leader I have worked with" Mark Chapman Client Strategy + Services Director at White Hat Media Brian ran an HR course for a handful of companies that I attended which provided a comprehensive overview of many…
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Developing people – why bother?

When you hire people, you want to find the best person for the job.
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“I want to offer you the job. Please be a perfect employee.”

Choosing a stranger to work with you can be a stressful and frustrating experience, especially if you are not completely sure what you are looking for.