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The results of Barometer 2015 are in! The twentysix team.

Posted on January 12, 2016

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Barometer 2015: is now live! (And we’d like you to be part of it). The twentysix team.

Posted on September 3, 2015

The Barometer 2015 survey is now open! Barometer has become the largest free online survey of pay and HR trends for the social housing, social care and homelessness sectors and is a joint venture between us and HR consultancy Real People. To take part in the survey, please just click on this link (the survey will close […]

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Barometer 2015: coming 1st September! Sign up to take part.

Posted on August 18, 2015

The Barometer 2015 survey will open on 1st September. Barometer has become the largest free online survey of pay and HR trends for the social housing, social care and homelessness sectors. The Barometer is a joint venture from twentysix consulting and St Mungo’s Broadway’s award-winning HR consultancy and social enterprise, Real People. A number of […]

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Can reward analytics help you manage talent? Rachel Crafts.

Posted on August 5, 2015

At our recent Barometer event with Real People, our focus was on talent management. In particular, being a reward consultancy, how organisations can use their reward framework to help recruit, retain and get the best out of talent. Our starting point is always analytics. It sometimes strikes us that HR teams can be very passive […]

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Budget 2015: our reaction to the new National Living Wage (or super-charged minimum wage), Lianne Capon.

Posted on July 10, 2015

So as a reward consultant, Budget 2015 had me at hello, well actually at goodbye, with the surprise announcement in the final moments of the Chancellor’s speech, that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) would be replaced by a new compulsory National Living Wage (NLW). The rabbit in the hat Although initially stunned by what has […]

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Market update: pay awards stick to 2% like a magnet, Lianne Capon.

Posted on July 7, 2015

If you were at our recent Barometer breakfast event in London with Real People, you’d have heard our flash market update (by which I mean quick, not fancy) and some ideas on managing talent and creating a reward dashboard. In the first of our post-event blogs, I’m going to try and channel my inner Robert […]

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Market update and talent breakfast June 2015.

Posted on June 10, 2015

If you were at our Barometer market update and talent breakfast event with Real People in London, or you just want to see what we spoke about, you can see our presentation here: Market update and talent ideas twentysix consulting Barometer breakfast June 2015 English to Hausa

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Come and join us for breakfast on 10th June and find out what you need to know about winning talent.

Posted on May 14, 2015

If you’d like an update on the latest market trends and some inspiring ideas on how to win talent, join us at our free breakfast event in central London on 10th June, hosted by twentysix consulting and Real People. Inspired by responses to our 2015 Barometer survey, come and find out what you can do […]

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The results of Barometer Part 2 (the HR survey) are out. Here’s the press release!

Posted on March 31, 2015

Appraisals, supervision and objective setting are most favoured performance management techniques, says latest HR pay research Housing associations, homelessness and care organisations favour using appraisals, objectives and one to one meetings to motivate staff, according to latest research. However, it does seem that some within the sector remain unconvinced about the value of certain other […]

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Barometer Part 2 (the HR survey) is LIVE.

Posted on February 17, 2015

We have now launched Part 2 of Barometer (the HR survey), in partnership with award winning HR consultancy, Real People. The survey is for social housing, homelessness and care organisations and looks at what’s changed in the HR landscape over the last 12 months and asks: Is there more to performance management than the annual […]

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