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How outsourcing can help you grow your business:

Our HR and Payroll Services Manager, Vicki Eppelein has looked at how outsourcing allows businesses to focus more on business growth and how, in the long-term, many can even save money. Business growth presents its own challenges, albeit welcome ones. One challenge is staying focused on maximising business growth, while still maintaining existing business activities such as HR, tax returns… How outsourcing can help you grow your business:

#GuernseyTogether

You’ll have heard it a million times already “this is like nothing we have ever seen before”. This is of course true and the impact on people’s lives from a health and economic point of view for the most part, are still to be understood.  As a local business owner and someone who has concerns over Health, both over here and in the UK where my family are, I am very positive that the… #GuernseyTogether

What are we doing to help?

Temporary Business Assistance from Leapfrog We are in the business of continuing to make sure (as we have done for the past 20 years), that we are putting the right candidates in front of our clients. Business as usual means just that for Leapfrog, but as a small, local business we fully understand that in trying times it’s important that we pull together in order to help each other. These are… What are we doing to help?

Disrupt HR

We had the pleasure of helping sponsor the DisruptHR Guernsey event (March 03,2020). Disrupt HR is an event where 14 speakers are allowed 5 minutes each, with slide rotations every 15 seconds, to teach us something and quick–  reminiscent  of HR speed dating!  A week down the line and there are quite a few of the topics still being discussed around the office. All speakers were… Disrupt HR

Strictement dance update

Well it’s less than two months away from my dancing “debut” and most likely the time where I realise I should never try dancing again! In all honesty though, it’s beginning to come together and that’s something that I didn’t think I would be saying with two months to go. I actually know all the steps now, it’s just a case of making it look half decent now!  The whole process… Strictement dance update

Coronavirus: advice for employers

We appreciate that there has been a lot of information regarding COVID-19, and whilst we don't want to scare monger, this is some information we issued to our clients on 2 March 2020 and we thought we would share it with you. Whilst the risk of catching coronavirus (COVID-19) in workplaces is currently low we are offering the following advice to our clients. This advice is based on statements… Coronavirus: advice for employers

Resilience, mental health and the workplace

  For those that pay any notice to my rantings (high five to you three...), I do keep harping on about 'soft skills', but that is because I am reminded every day how important they are. Having read a few articles, I came across a piece by Matthew Kerr (June 2019) that said, “A deciding factor for 72% of CEOs surveyed cited soft skills of more importance than hard skills.” What’s the… Resilience, mental health and the workplace

How to prepare for an Interview?

Interviews are your way of impressing your experiences and personality upon an unknown entity. Being fully prepared for an interview, no matter what the position and level is paramount to your success. Below are a few of the key things we see as being very important. As standard you should know the information you have provided on your CV inside out, so that no questions asked should…

Get to know, Chris

In addition to the “day job” I am also proud to be part of the Executive Committee of the Guernsey Raiders Rugby club. My role as Sponsorship Director has responsibility for the majority of revenue that comes into the club, apart from what you drink over the bar! The club itself has many different teams, a men's first team, ladies' first team, a second team and Veterans' side as well as a… Get to know, Chris

Temporary & Contract FAQ

  Temporary & Contract FAQ Are you curious about Temporary and Contract work? Marike takes care of Temporary and Contract Recruitment at Leapfrog and answers some of the most frequently asked questions below.    1. What is the difference between a Temporary and a Contract job? Temporary:  Leapfrog will be your official employer, even though you will not be working in our… Temporary & Contract FAQ

Competition

We are delighted to be working with www.thegolfclub.gg  to give away a 1.5 hour group golf lesson for beginners with their resident pro, Lars. There are 4 sets of 2 to give away. This competition is for you and a friend to have the lesson on Wednesday March 4 th at 6pm and will be held at the driving range. All you have to do is like the post on the Leapfrog Facebook page and direct message…

Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2019

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards last Thursday at Beau Sejour, as a guest of the main sponsor. The night is a celebration of sporting success and achievement in the Channel Islands and only goes to prove even further how we punch above our weight at national and international level. There were four main awards on the evening, Neil MacRae (Jersey… Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2019

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