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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.

Byron Burgers facing a pounding from protester’s beef

Tuesday 2nd August 2016

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

Gravitate HR Glasgow Update

Tuesday 21st June 2016

Short update towards the end of month ...

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.

Backlash over plans to force companies to reveal foreign staff numbers

Thursday 13th October 2016

Some thoughts on the recent government proposals to force firms to reveal the number of foreign staff they ...

London care workers paid less than minimum wage

Friday 16th September 2016

Care workers sue council contractor in minimum wage ...

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.

Summer events and employees

Friday 5th August 2016

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

Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

Monday 27th June 2016

Addressing the problem of “legal ...

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.

Modern Slavery

Thursday 22nd September 2016

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 and recent ...

Adverse Weather

Friday 4th December 2015

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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 ...