News & updates from Professional People Management

Are absence issues making you sick?

Managing sickness absence issues Staff sickness absence is a national problem covering all sectors of employment. Estimates put the annual cost to the UK in lost hours and productivity at over £12bn, with an average cost of £495 per employee. Sickness absence can be especially critical for the smaller firm where the absence of an… Read more »

Bespoke employment contracts and staff handbook written specifically for your business An employment contract, or ‘contract of employment’, is an agreement between an employer and an employee which sets out their employment rights, responsibilities and duties. Employees are entitled to a written statement of their main employment terms within two months of starting work. Many… Read more »

Professional People Management will be exhibiting at the very first Business Expo event organised by the Mussell Club, to be held at Bede’s World, Jarrow, South Tyneside on 14th June 2011 from 10am. Business Expo is an opportunity for members to network and connect with businesses across the region. The event is free to attend… Read more »

Womens Business Clubs

Sunderland business women have cause to celebrate as The Women’s Business Clubs, the leading organisation for UK women in business, launches a new Premier Club in the area and will be hosted by Maureen Lindberg, Director of PPM. The Sunderland Premier Club will launch at 10am on Tuesday 14th June 2011 with a meeting at… Read more »

Professional People Management are hosting an employment seminar on 8th June 2011 aimed at relieving the stress of being an employer. PPM specialise in offering tailored HR packages, from bespoke HR strategies, contracts of employment and policies through to one-off personnel issues and disputes. Now, the Boldon based business has decided to extend its expertise… Read more »

Business Clubs North East

On 18th May 2011 the seven constituent clubs that make up Business Clubs North East Limited will be coming together to celebrate being world class at Rainton Meadows Arena. Professional People Management are members of Sunderland Business Network and will be attending the event, which will give companies from around the region a chance to come… Read more »

The PPM team recently attended a North East business fair at The Sage, Gateshead on 8th and 9th March 2011. Business Exchange was hosted by Business Link, and the event was supported by regional businesses including Professional People Management. The event attracted a staggering 1,200 visitors from across the region, who could visit the exhibitor stands and talk… Read more »