Supercharge your business with a financial boost

Are you looking to move your business systems to the cloud? SMEs within in the Sheffield City Region can now benefit from Super Fast South Yorkshire Digital Innovation Vouchers worth 50% of the cost of a project that provides a move to Office365 and/or Office 365 based products. Below are examples of the type of projects that [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Blog, Business|0 Comments

Workplace wellness: can you afford to ignore it?

Balancing work and a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge. For most people, hitting snooze and snacking on chocolate is more likely than a pre-office workout and a protein shake. But with evidence showing that healthier workers are more productive, is it time we took workplace wellness more seriously? Stress: a growing problem The UK [...]

By |October 6th, 2017|Blog, Business|0 Comments

Take it or (annual) leave it

Take it or (annual) leave it:  encouraging your employees to take a break According to a recent Glassdoor Annual Leave Survey the average UK employee only uses 77% of their annual leave. Glassdoor's statistics show this number is lower among younger workers in their first jobs. With annual leave being 28 days for a typical [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Eating the Elephant of HR Digital Transformation

According to McKinsey, ‘digital transformation’ is one of the most anxiety inducing terms in today’s corporate lexicon. Presumably that’s because neurologically we don’t react well to uncertainty and there’s certainly a lot of that around what digital actually means.  One thing is clear, it has a huge impact on how things are done in organizations. [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

What is the right HRMS for you?

When I worked in HR I used to dream of an HR system that would allow me and my team to spend more time with the business. Instead we spent too much of our time extracting and manipulating data manually or entering and re-entering the same data in different systems. According to Gartner, HR folks [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Reducing the IT Bottleneck

PointSolutions have made some impressive efficiency gains to their PeoplePoint 365 HR Management System (HRMS) for Office 365. In order to bring their HRMS product in-line with the growing market trend to be more self-sufficient, PointSolutions have automated a number of key areas around the implementation process.  This enhancement will mean that organisations wishing to [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

HR update for not-for-profits

Organisations that meet with the qualifying criteria can now receive Office 365 Nonprofit as a donation or upgrade to advanced features at a significant discount. This means that those not-for-profits that qualify can now benefit from the full Office 365 feature set for free or very low cost. PointSolutions have worked with many organisations to [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Is your HRMS geared-up for the HR law changes in 2017?

In this month’s blog, we thought it would be useful to give a round of up the employment law changes that are set to take place during 2017: Implementation of Gender Pay Gap Reporting: The final version of the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 has now been published.  This outlines how [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Is your HR plan ready for the New Year?

There’s nothing more exciting than a new year is there?  That feeling of wiping the slate clean.  The anticipation of what you might achieve, or what you might become.  The promise that, this year, everything could be different; you will actually stick to those New Year’s resolutions.  This will be the year. Business experts tell [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Business|0 Comments

What are Chevron, Dali, English, Imperial and Horseshoe all types of?

Moustaches of course!  And they’re an increasingly common sight in November, thanks to the Movember Foundation’s plan that: “For 30 days your moustache turns you into a walking, talking billboard for men’s health”. Yes, November is National Men’s Health Awareness month and the Movember Foundation is a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|Business|0 Comments