News & updates from Professional People Management

Performance Horizon, the global leader in digital partner marketing, today announced it will exhibit and actively recruit at the Great North East Tech Talent jobs and skills fair on Thursday 19 May 2016. Performance Horizon ranked number 16 in the 2015 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the… Read more »

LinkedIn was launched on 5th May 2003 and with 414 million members, it’s likely that your employees are using this business focused networking site as well as other social media channels. We believe every employer needs clear guidance about the use of social media for their business. Here are 5 things to consider: 1. Decide what… Read more »

Bdaily goes behind the business with Matt Mavir who is the self-described Head Honcho at Last Night of Freedom, the specialist stag and hen events organiser based in Newcastle. What key challenges has your company recently faced? Up until a few years ago, we acted as a travel agent selling other companies’ stag and hen… Read more »

Mighty oaks may grow from little acorns, Professional People Management advises that businesses make sure their roots are secure. At Professional People Management (PPM) we’ve made it our business to provide other businesses with robust human resource strategies that are tailor-made for them. We work with companies of all sizes and experience: from large organisations that… Read more »

The mandatory National Living Wage arrives on 1st April, 2016 and employers need to make sure they’re ready for it. The National Living Wage is an extension of the National Minimum Wage – adding an extra level for older employees. Employees aged 25 or over must be paid at least £7.20 an hour from 1… Read more »

Newcastle firm Performance Horizon is tipped for great things after several years of impressive growth and high calibre customers. On a wall in the reception of Performance Horizon’s eighth floor office on Forth Banks, Newcastle, is a short but eye-catching list of the company’s core values: “Think big. Be tenancious. If we say it, we… Read more »

The Hebburn firm has won a string of contracts north of the border, leading to new jobs in the North East and in Scotland. A construction contractor on Tyneside has almost doubled its turnover after receiving a high level of repeat business. Hebburn based Castle said pre-planning and adopting a forward thinking ethos had helped the performance,… Read more »

Most companies continually review and revise their activities. There are various reasons why this happens – it could be to reduce costs or that the business has to change or the company has to focus on different priorities. Whatever the reason, it’s all about ensuring that the business has the right people doing the right jobs… Read more »

Castle Building Services has been awarded a £3.5m contract for the construction of Oriam, Scotland’s new national Sports Performance Centre, costing a total of £33m. The Hebburn-based developer, which specialises in the design and installation of mechanical and electrical (M and E) building services, has been appointed by main contractor Bowmer and Kirkland to work… Read more »

Concentrating on state-of-the-art fingerprint readers, North East technology firm is making an impact in UK and overseas Like the Cloud, smart cities and driverless vehicles, biometrics – the technology of measuring and analysing biological data – has more than a whiff of the futuristic and the unnerving about it. Yet as more and more businesses reassess… Read more »