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Women’s Day at Oxford HR

At Oxford HR we do not only help organisations find the best people to bring a positive change in our societies. What brings us together is that we want to contribute to that change directly, ourselves. Conversations on how to best do that when we recruit, how to avoid discrimination…
Maria Grigore
9 March 2018
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Why charities must do more to promote Trustee Diversity

New research finds that 92% of trustees are still pale, male, over 50 and above average income and education… Achieving diversity is a perpetual challenge for charities. The latest research from Cass Business School and Cranfield Trust finds that 92% of trustees are still pale, male, over 50 and above average income…
David Lale
15 February 2018
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Testing Leadership in International Development

This week, leadership in the international development sector has been in the spotlight like never before. Businesses tend to fail very, very slowly and then very, very quickly and this is equally true in the non-profit sector – as we saw last year with Kids Company and will no doubt…
David Lale
14 February 2018
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A new dawn, as Oxford HR welcomes its first overseas presence

Rather belatedly, in the ever increasing world of globalization, and as the UK heads towards Brexit, Oxford HR has this month established its first overseas presence with the opening of our Amsterdam office. This new office is intended to strengthen our offer to international development partners in European countries and do…
Oxford HR
13 October 2017
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Charity People and Culture Conference 2017

On Wednesday 20th September at Congress House in central London the third Charity People and Culture Conference was organised by Civil Society Media. The conference aim was to focus on the cultural shift within the sector which seeks increasingly to place people at the front of those organisations, whilst also looking…
Oxford HR
22 September 2017
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Oxford HR Achieves REC Audited Status

We are delighted to announce that Oxford HR has achieved Audited status with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. This quality mark known as “the gold standard for recruitment” can only be gained by first undertaking a rigorous audit process. With over 22 years of high quality executive search experience behind…
Oxford HR
23 June 2017
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Why is Climate Change Still Controversial?

At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal with the long term goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to attempt to limit the increase to 1.5°C. .  However, a report…
Jamie Phillips
20 January 2017
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Barry Oshry’s Organisation Workshop

Barry Oshry's Organisation Workshop in Brighton for people working in charities and community sector groups is part of a world-wide initiative that takes place in October each year when consultants and trainers connected to the work of Barry Oshry give their time for free in order to increase access to Oshry's work. Date: Thursday 27 October 2016…
Jamie Phillips
8 September 2016
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HR Matters: How to Retain and Motivate Staff

Oxford HR works with organisations in a consulting capacity to help them review and adapt to the needs of their employees, to work out effective terms and conditions that will help simplify proceedings, and maximise the productiveness and happiness of their staff. Toby Weaver, a consultant at Oxford HR, shares…
Oxford HR
9 May 2016