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Take a glimpse into our world – and find out what’s happening in HR, and in Gravitate.

Margery McBain

Margery McBain

Managing Director

Experienced HR Director, works at a Strategic level with Senior Management teams to align their HR strategy with the company strategy.

I AM TOUCHED, I AM INSPRIED, I AM HUMBLED

Tuesday 10th May 2016

What SHOULD The Invictus Games mean to Business ...

Running a business and running – what are the parallels?

Friday 8th April 2016

The parallels between running a business and ...

Neil Ferguson

Neil Ferguson

Head of Client Services - Glasgow

Graduated in 2008 with a BA Joint Honours Degree in Human Resource Management and Law from Strathclyde University. Completed Masters in Human Resource Management in 2014 gaining Associate CIPD membership in the process.

Glasgow so far and into 2017!

Friday 3rd February 2017

Neil reflects on the progress made so far in the Gravitate Glasgow ...

Byron Burgers facing a pounding from protester’s beef

Tuesday 2nd August 2016

The latest high-profile story of illegal workers within the ...

Umar Malik

Umar Malik

HR Assistant

Umar joined Gravitate HR as an HR Assistant in summer 2015 with a keen interest in fostering a successful career in HR.

Japanese firm replaces staff with robots

Monday 16th January 2017

Japanese company, Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 workers redundant and replacing them with artificial ...

Festive period closure 2016-17

Thursday 22nd December 2016

Our offices are shut over Christmas and New ...

Thomas Richards

Thomas Richards

HR Assistant

Tom joined Gravitate as HR Assistant in the summer of 2015 and has since completed his Masters in HR.

Gravitate HR's 2016 Winter Newsletter

Friday 2nd December 2016

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Success under Stress

Monday 7th November 2016

Some reflections on an interesting seminar on dealing with ...

Nichola Weir

Nichola Weir

HR Account Manager

Nichola joined Gravitate as an HR Account Manager in summer 2015.

Covert Recordings – What’s an Employer to do?

Monday 12th December 2016

Some guidance around covert ...

Summer events and employees

Friday 5th August 2016

The Impact of events like the Euro’s, The Edinburgh Festival and the ...

Jessica Igoe

Jessica Igoe

HR Account Manager

Jessica joined Gravitate HR in the summer of 2015 as an HR Account Manager. Prior to joining Gravitate HR, she worked at IndigoVision where she managed the in-house HR function.

Sports Direct

Thursday 8th December 2016

Jess gives a summary of the controversy surrounding retail giant Sports ...

Modern Slavery

Thursday 22nd September 2016

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 and recent ...

Sara Murphy

Sara Murphy

HR Account Manager

Sara believes that building good relationships is key within the workplace, and at Gravitate HR, this is a fundamental in what we do day-to-day.

Bosses tell women to wear high heels and make-up

Tuesday 4th October 2016

Bosses tell women wear more make-up and put on high heels because it's 'better for ...

Is an “off the record” conversation, really “off the record”?

Friday 26th August 2016

This post looks at "off the record" conversations that employers may have with ...

Laura Wiegratz

Laura Wiegratz

HR Account Manager

Laura enjoys and aims to deliver a consistently high level of service and is motivated by the relationships she builds at work.

Uber drivers: workers or self-employed?

Tuesday 25th October 2016

Uber drivers await tribunal verdict on employment status – workers or self-employed, that is the ...

Resourcing during uncertain times

Wednesday 19th October 2016

Some points on resourcing for employers to consider during times of ...