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Introducing TalentYard HR…

How to work efficiently from home

At TalentYard we are very much used to flexible working including working from home. Here are some tips from our consultants which you may find helpful: Routine: make sure you have a working weekday routine with an alarm set early enough for you to get ready, have your breakfast and coffee, and make sure your [...]

A 5min interview with Joanna, HR Business Partner at a leading luxury hospitality group

  We had the pleasure to interview Joanna a few weeks ago. She is the head of HR for a top global hospitality group and gave us a few mins to run through a couple of questions with her. You work for one of the most well recognised and luxury hospitality groups in the world [...]

Coping with anxiety during the Coronavirus outbreak

With everything that is going on in the world right now it is essential for each one of us to look after our mental wellbeing and especially focusing on our anxiety levels. Here are some tips to help you navigate through the next few weeks… Routine - A good routine often helps with making sure [...]

A 5min interview with Emilie, PA & Office Manager at a top digital content marketing agency in London

Emilie is PA and Office Manager at a multi-award winning digital content marketing agency that delivers strategic marketing and visual communications for sales lead generation. She began her career in marketing for various creative companies before streamlining her skills and strengths into a busy support focused role. We had a quick catch up and coffee [...]

How to retain your PA talent

Working with a skilled PA can really make a difference to your business. We have compiled a few points which we think are essential to ensuring you retain your best PA talent: Communication Communication is definitely key, especially if you want your PA to work closely with you and act on your behalf. Invest your [...]

Best wishes from the team!

Thank you to everyone for such a brilliant year. We are very lucky to be working with such wonderful clients, candidates and suppliers in London & Manchester. We hope you all have a fantastic festive break and we look forward to catching up with all of you in 2020. Best wishes from the TalentYard Team [...]

Employer’s View- IR35 in a nutshell

A new piece of legislation is due to be implemented in the private sector next year (April 2020) for medium to large sized businesses; the “off-paying rules” also known  as IR35. IR35 was introduced in 2000 to prevent tax avoidance from “disguised employment” where contractors would provide their services to clients through a limited company [...]

A 5min interview with Steph, Head of Happiness UK at a top global marketing company in Manchester

Manchester is home to thousands of amazing businesses and along with them come some great roles across all different sectors. Steph works at the global marketing company Social Chain as Head of Happiness UK. She’s been working for Social Chain for two years. At first starting off as a Happiness Manager before being promoted to [...]

The best luxury mobile apps- perfect tools for our private clients and private PAs!

More and more luxury brands are making user friendly lifestyle apps for the high net worth market. We have compiled a list of the best ones for our clients and private PAs below: Wheely The luxury version of Uber with the option to hail chauffeur driven cars around London, Moscow and St. Petersburg. All drivers [...]