Attracting the Best Talent for your Business Workshop - 8th October 2019

UK unemployment remains low and businesses are fighting hard to hire and retain top talent. As such, recruitment is a critical HR function within businesses. Rethink your HR and recruitment strategy to help your business stay ahead of the competition and reduce recruitment-related costs.

Rathbone HR is collaborating with Elle Chappell (Recruitment Expert at Circle Consulting) to bring you this brand new workshop focusing on Attracting the Best Talent for your Business.

Recruitment can be time-consuming, costly and risky. Supercharge your recruitment to stay ahead as the competition for top talent continues and avoid risks related to recruitment. If you are recruiting for your team or growing your business and want to improve the candidate experience, this workshop is for you.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop. Click here to book.

Being An Employer: HR Fundamentals

Do you employ people or are you about to grow your business and recruit for the first time? Do you know what your legal obligations are as an employer? Do you know how to create the best start for your new employees and get the HR fundamentals in place?

My next HR Workshop, ‘Being An Employer: HR Fundamentals’ on 17th September, will delve into these subjects and provide you with essential information to help you get the basics of your HR function in place. Creating the right environment for your employees can help your people and your business to thrive.


Rathbone HR helps employers to recruit and retain the right people to maximise performance and to enable business growth.

Bringing HR Excellence to SMEs

I am so excited to be delivering a series of HR workshops focusing on the important areas of Attracting the Best Talent for your Business, Managing Employee Wellbeing and Creating a Happy and Engaged Workplace Culture. I will be joined by other industry experts to deliver workshops packed full of the latest HR thinking and practical insight that you can utilise in your business straight away!

Getting HR right can make a significant difference to the employment relationship and create the right working environment which will enable your employees and your business to achieve their full potential. 

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Simplifying HR for SME's workshops - Early bird booking now open!

I am delighted to announce that Rathbone HR will be collaborating with other industry experts to deliver a series of workshops in the foundations of HR this Autumn.

The first workshop in the series ‘Being an Employer: HR Fundamentals’ to be delivered on Tuesday 17th September is now live on Eventbrite. Early Bird discounts now available!

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Bristol College 'Employer Ready' Event - 21st June 2019

Polly was so pleased to be asked to speak to the Business Studies students at Bristol College as part of their Employer Ready event, about her career in HR.

The event was inspiring, extremely well organised and the students asked some very insightful questions.

Added to this, video link meant that Polly could speak directly to the students in their lecture hall from the office!

Back to school! Marlborough College Careers Event - January 2019

Rathbone HR Solutions was absolutely thrilled to be asked to speak at a careers event at Marlborough College, Wiltshire (Polly’s old school) on 31st January 2019.

‘I didn't know what Human Resources was when I was at school, so being able to raise awareness of HR as a fulfilling and worthwhile career and also speak about my experience of setting up my own consultancy business was a real privilege.’ Polly Rathbone Ward.

Manage, Motivate and Lead, Top Tips for Team Success - 3rd July 2018

On 3rd July 2018, Rathbone HR collaborated with Manage and Thrive Training to deliver an event titled 'Manage, Motivate and Lead - An Evening of Top Tips for Team Success'.  It was really well received and we received some fantastic feedback.

“It was great being there and meeting you all and learning so much in such a short space of time! I will spread the word as you both totally rock!”

“Rob and Polly were amazing, pointing out the key areas to tackle in order to have a long-term successful , efficient and happy team, I very much recommend them!”

“The presenters gave clear, actionable tips on leading a team. It was great to be able to put what I learned into practice straight away.”