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Phil Newton Managing Director – The Skills Shop Ltd

During the past 12 months, Skills Shop has had to adapt to different ways of working in order to thrive and not just survive.  As the Coronavirus lockdown  progressed it meant making some tough decisions regarding HR.

I knew I needed to speak with a local specialist who could be discreet and whom I could implicitly trust. Having known Chrissy from Turnstone HR for over 4 years, this was the obvious choice.

Over the past few weeks Chrissy has been on-hand to guide me through the fog of HR even facilitating a staff meeting to the point where an agreement has been reached which safeguards the future of Skills Shop as well as the employment of staff.

If you know of any business that has HR concerns then seeking advice from a HR consultancy firm like Turnstone HR is a must.

I cannot thank you enough Chrissy for your sound advice, professional service and quick turnaround which turned a potential scary conversation into a win win for team Skills Shop.

Thanks Chrissy

Phil Newton
Managing Director

IR35 rules from 6 April 2021

IR35 rules from 6 April 2021

IR35 is the anti tax avoidance rule that applies to all contractors and freelancers who do not fall under HMRC’s definition of being self-employed and has applied to all public-sector bodies, regardless of size, since April 2017. Implementation of these new tax measures for the private-sector and unincorporated organisations (for example not-for-profit employers or charities)… Continue Reading

The Birchall Trust

As a small local charity, we have received invaluable support from the Turnstone team over the years. This summer, 2020, we were faced with recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer during a global pandemic. This was a formidable task for the board of Trustees to make a major investment which would have a long-term impact… Continue Reading

Gary Grieve- Furness Cars and Commercials

Having seen substantial growth within our business over recent years we found the need for dedicated HR assistance and support and we certainly found that in Turnstone HR. Employing 35 people over two sites we had a variety of employment related matters ranging from contracts of employment, employee appraisals through to disciplinary action and terminations.… Continue Reading

Fines for Companies and Individuals who break self-isolation rules!!

Fines for Companies and Individuals who break self-isolation rules!!

Legislation was put into place on the 28th September 2020 setting out mandatory periods for self-isolation and the duties of individuals to report periods of self-isolation to help stop the spread of the infection during the Covid19 pandemic. These regulations place a responsibility on Employees to inform their employers of the fact they need to… Continue Reading

Lisa Scullion – Hospitality Industry 

“After having had Sarah give me some very sound advice about dealing with a nasty work situation, I have consequently managed it and feel much more confident, assertive and secure in my workplace.  Due to her sound prepping, I was able to put a professional paper together and enter a meeting with my bosses feeling… Continue Reading

Impact of COVID-19 & Redundancies

Impact of COVID-19 & Redundancies

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has posed a significant threat to people’s health and caused huge disruption to businesses. Employers have been forced to adapt their practices and procedures to ensure their business continuity by furloughing their staff. However, with employers needing to contribute toward their employees furlough costs from 1st September and the scheme due… Continue Reading

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