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Recruitment has been named as one of the most difficult challenges faced by growing businesses, as the continuous battle for talent exceeds far beyond paying large bonuses and higher salaries.
Reports suggest that companies investing in improving the health and wellbeing of their staff are reaping the rewards, as candidates are being swayed by flexible working and forward-thinking employers.
On Tuesday 25th September BusinessCloud is holding their ‘Wellbeing: Unlock your business potential’ event, where you’ll hear from some of the biggest names in sports and business.
They will share their insights on how investing in health and wellbeing can transform your company’s culture and ultimately, your bottom-line. The panelists will also be discussing the value of corporate social responsibility and how a healthier workforce can improve productivity.
Cummins Mellor Managing Director, Michelle Mellor has been asked to speak at the event, informing employers how to achieve workplace well-being from a recruitment and employment perspective.
Michelle commented “It’s refreshing to see this focus around attracting and retaining talent for the future. As recruiters, we see on a daily basis the actions that need to be taken to engage and attract the very best talent in every sector. Candidates are in the driving seat and can now pick and choose what the best options are for their career and work. The employers that have worked this out are the ones who will win talent in the end. If people are at the centre of your enterprise, you are nothing without them, this event will prove to be a couple of hours well spent if you are leading your company to the future”
Olympic cyclist Joanna Rowsell Shand, Commonwealth boxing champion Stacey Copeland and Sports Tours International chief executive Chris Bird, will talk about including sport into a company culture. From boardroom yoga to gym membership packages; sporting competitions to breakfast clubs; white-water rafting to adventure holidays abroad; these are just some of the innovative initiatives being taken up by employers to improve the wellbeing of workers.
The breakfast event is being held in partnership with sponsor Sports Tours International, one of Europe’s largest specialist sports travel companies. Spaces are limited but there’s still a chance to register for this free event. Click here to book your place.
February 5, 2020
This year, our family of businesses are honoured to be celebrating our 30th anniversary! In true Cummins Mellor style, we will also be holding multiple events and charity fundraisers throughout the year to continue our celebrations right up until 2021. Celebrations kicked off today with a gathering at our offices with food, champagne, cake and a speech from our Chairman to look back at the last 30 years. Keep your eyes peeled for our calendar of events which will be coming very soon…Read full story
January 8, 2020
The look and feel of our workplaces are changing, so we recently launched a brand-new dress policy across the Cummins Mellor family of businesses called ‘dress for your day’ (DYFD) as a way of empowering our colleagues.Read full story
December 17, 2019
In April 2020, the UK government is proposing to extend IR35 to the private sector. Is your business ready for the change? When the reforms are put into place, large and medium sized companies will have to decide whether contractors need to pay income tax and NICs.Read full story
November 15, 2019
The annual BYZ Quiz Quest, held on Thursday 15th Novemver raised £15,170, which will go towards the Youth Zone’s ‘Get a Job’ programme, facilitated by the team at Blackburn Youth Zone. This programme is aimed at supporting young people aged 16 – 24 years, gain the right skills for employment.Read full story