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15 Nov

Government Announces Support for Flood-Hit Farmers

Flood-hit farmers in northern England will be able to apply for up to £25,000 in govt grants to help them get back on their feet. The government has announced they will extend the Farming Recovery Fund to support farmers badly affected by the floods.

14 Nov

Business Brexit Checklist

The Business Brexit Checklist has been created to help you consider the changes that Brexit may bring to your company, and to help business planning at both operational and Board levels.

13 Nov

Invitation to Tender: ScaleUp360 Programme Workshops and Business Advice

A procurement opportunity has arisen for a bank of high growth business support specialists to supply 1-2-1 business advice and workshops to businesses and entrepreneurs in the Sheffield City Region (SCR).

HR Ideas Hub - Co-Working Event

Host: Powerful Ideas Ltd - Experts in People Performance
Venue: Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton, DE4 4LS
Date: Tuesday 26th November, 2019
Time: 9am - 4pm
Cost: £20 - £30

This relaxed event takes the format of co-working, meaning rather than you taking a full day out to network and focus on your CPD, you can bring your work with you. You'll have the space to work (power and wifi available for laptops), share ideas, creatively problem solve in groups and build your network.

Throughout this relaxed and informal event there will be a number of optional CPD style workshops and talks you can attend.

Event Agenda:

  • 9.00am - 9.29am - Doors Open & Networking
  • 9.30am - Welcome & Introductions
  • 10.00am - 11.00am - Discussion Group - Does your suite of courses and learning management system improve performance? (hosted by Powerful Ideas)
  • 12.00pm - 12.30pm - Keynote Speaker - To Be Announced, Watch This Space
  • 2.00pm - 3.00pm - Employment Law - Action Learning Set
  • 4.00pm - Event Close & Feedback

Unlimited tea and coffee is included in the ticket price but we want to foster a relaxed environment with no set meal times, as such, food is NOT included. There is however a fantastic cafe on site serving breakfast and lunch. Alternatively, please feel free to bring your own food with you.

Employment Law - Action Learning Set

We are looking for 3 cases to discuss, cases can be submitted anonymously. Have you got a case that you'd like to bring? Please email details with as much information as possible to & title the email 'Action Learning Set'. The best three submissions will be selected for the day.

Attendance Criteria:

  • You work in HR - any discipline
  • You work either within an organisation, or for yourself
  • You are passionate about people
  • You take your development seriously and are keen to collaborate and learn
  • You're willing to share your knowledge with others

For any questions please email We look forward to welcoming you!

We're looking for sponsors for future events, this is a great opportunity to promote your business to the HR Community. You can either sponsor an event or offer to host an event in your space. If you'd like more information please email James Blake at or call 01332 492 919.

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