Enjoy the long weekend

Hope you have a wonderful bank holiday! Relax and enjoy the long 3-day weekend.
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Free gifts at the Let's Do Business Show

 Want to meet us and 120 other businesses? Come to our stand at the Let’s Do Business show in Brighton on Thursday, 12th May. Admission is free and you can register here or on the day. The event is at Brighton Racecourse from 10am to…
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We're supporting RadioReverb

We like to support community events around Sussex. We also like all kinds of music. So RadioReverb, a community radio station, ticks all those boxes. RadioReverb has no advertising and no set playlists - DJs can play whatever they like. It…
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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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Want to pay in bitcoins? Now you can

We sometimes work with people who want to pay in other currencies. Usually they’re based outside the UK and need our help with UK employment issues. We also take payments by Paypal. So we thought we should go a little further and let people…
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What’s your policy on policies?

Some words make your heart sink and we know that “policy” and “handbook” are among them. Nobody starts the working day looking forward to a discussion about policies and employee handbooks. So why bother? Well, why have any rules at…
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Pensions: a quick guide

Employers are starting to talk about having to set up pension schemes. We’re not pension experts and we’re not going to waste your time getting involved – but we thought we would offer some tips and advice. An estimated 770,000 UK employers…
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£1,000 pay rise – coming soon

If you employ anyone 25 or older on pay levels based on the Minimum Wage, you will have to put their pay up by about £1,000 a year soon. Then it will carry on increasing by roughly the same amount each year, so it’s going to have a big impact…
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Why spend any time on employment contracts? Money, for a start

If you change jobs, you might notice your new employment contract is different to the last one. Apart from different logos and fonts, it's worth checking for any significant differences quickly – maybe more or less holiday than you’ve had…
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Our support for community events

We believe passionately in supporting community events, projects and activities around Sussex. This year that included backing a pop-up art gallery (pictured) during Arundel Festival. During 2015, Quick HR provided sponsorship and/or practical…
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We support Goodmoney

A new gift voucher scheme for local shops and businesses has launched in Brighton and Hove. We’re supporting Goodmoney and so far 150 businesses have signed up to take part in the scheme. You can buy £5, £10 or £25 vouchers and use them…
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Thinking about an apprentice?

The Apprentice is back on our TV screens and I confess I’m not a huge fan. With my HR hat on, I find the tasks, arguments and competitiveness cringeworthy and end up throwing the remote at the screen in frustration. I do appreciate it is entertaining…
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Special offer for Living Wage Week

It’s Living Wage week from November 1st – 7th and we have a special offer for employers who sign up to the Brighton and Hove Living Wage campaign, to show the world that they pay people more than £7.85 an hour. What is the Living Wage?…
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Brian talks about people, ideas and cake

Want to watch Brian talking about hiring people, growing businesses and types of cake? Brighton Summit is a special business conference run by Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce. More than 250 people are coming and there are various workshops…

Now we are 3

It's our 3rd anniversary! Quick HR launched 3 years ago - we've loved working with all kinds of people and companies since then. Now, Brian and Melissa really should celebrate. All ideas will be gratefully received.
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5 tips on social media and working people

Brian's provided advice about social media and the workplace for an article in the Brighton and Hove Independent. Here's the article, so you don't have to squint at the image. Companies use social media to promote products and communicate…
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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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Pop-up art gallery

We supported a pop-up art gallery as part of Arundel Festival. LOCA Arts ran the Virgin Gallery from Saturday 22nd August to Monday 31st August. The gallery, at the Victoria Institute in Tarrant Street, featured a wide range of artists who…