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89: Is HR really the enemy? With Ben Branson-Gateley from CharlieHR.com

Join us as we ask Ben Branson-Gateley, co-founder and CEO of Charlie HR if HR is really worth investing in

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Join us as we ask Ben Branson-Gateley, co-founder and CEO of Charlie HR if HR is really worth investing in and we investigate the nuances of creating impactful HR systems for small businesses.

Hear the compelling story of Ben’s entrepreneurial spirit, from overcoming dyslexia to spearheading innovation in the HR space.

Main Talking Points:

  • Reshaping HR for Small Businesses: Insight into how Charlie HR fills a critical gap by providing tailored HR solutions that cater specifically to small businesses, ensuring they thrive against the odds.
  • Cultural Impact on Business Success: Explore how Ben’s approach to workplace culture aligns strategic business goals with employee well-being, fostering environments where both can prosper.
  • The Misconceptions of HR: Dissecting the common myths surrounding HR roles in business, illustrating that HR can harmoniously balance employee needs with stringent business demands.
  • Leadership and Decision-Making: Ben shares his philosophy on decision-making and leadership, emphasising the importance of discomfort in growth and the alignment of actions with business objectives.
  • Sustainable Business Practices: Learn about the sustainability of passion and consistency in business practices from Ben’s personal and professional life experiences, which advocate for steady, enduring effort over fleeting brilliance.

If you don’t already use HR technology, we’ll show you how it can be a game-changer for your business. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or an established business owner, this episode is packed with insights that could redefine your approach to workplace culture and leadership.

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General Support with Mental Health and Well-being

If you have been affected by any of the themes in this episode, or are currently struggling with your mental health, the following resources may be useful.

 Mind website: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/

If you are feeling in distress or despair, including feelings of suicide, please do consider calling the Samaritans for free on 116 123 (UK) or email jo@samaritans.org (Rest of World)

Resources

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