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Are There Any New Small Business Grants To Help SMEs?

Are There Any New Small Business Grants To Help SMEs?

Government Announces £20 Million in Small Business Grants Finally, some good news amongst all this! And no, we’re not talking about the Eat Out to Help Out half-price Nandos! The government has announced the launch of a new £20 million support in Small Business...
Your Free Guide to Recalling Staff from Furlough

Your Free Guide to Recalling Staff from Furlough

Recalling Staff from Furlough With all beginnings, there is an end. Now is the time for you to think about recalling staff from furlough. Businesses that have furloughed members of their team must prepare for bringing them back into the workplace. While there may be...
Your FREE Coronavirus Business Support Summary

Your FREE Coronavirus Business Support Summary

Coronavirus Business Support Summary – Last updated 29th May 2020 There is so much for Businesses at the moment with regards to what kind of support is available to them as employers and also to them as a business that I thought I would just put it all into one...
New Team Member at KUHR

New Team Member at KUHR

Introducing Our New Team Member!  Hello! I’m Becca. I am the new team member and the new Office Coordinator here at Kate Underwood HR and Training. My main role as the new team member is to assist with the smooth running of the office and support the team however they...
Furlough and Holidays

Furlough and Holidays

Furlough and Holidays First thing’s first, if you are still unsure of what being on furlough means, or as an employer have not heard of the Government Job Retention Scheme, you should check out links to our own and the government’s content on these subjects. It seems...
Your Free Guide to Coronavirus and Furlough

Your Free Guide to Coronavirus and Furlough

Answering Your Coronavirus and Furlough Questions Coronavirus and furloughing have had – and will continue to have – a massive financial impact on both SMEs and large business as well as your employees; who may have to have be furloughed. More than nine million...
A Helpful Guide to Working From Home (and How to Stay Sane!)

A Helpful Guide to Working From Home (and How to Stay Sane!)

Guide to Working From Home As a small business owner, you may be used to working from home already, and so may your team, but these are very different circumstances that we find ourselves into the normal working from home routine. Over the past few weeks as the threat...
Your FREE Job Retention Scheme for SMEs Update

Your FREE Job Retention Scheme for SMEs Update

Job Retention Scheme For SMEs – Updated 12th May 2020 With the Coronavirus pandemic, there’s so much information floating around, so I wanted to summarise it in one HR Update that we call Job Retention Scheme for SMEs. Having had time to review what the...
Happy 4th Business Birthday To Kate Underwood HR!

Happy 4th Business Birthday To Kate Underwood HR!

Today, I Celebrate My 4th Business Birthday! As I sit on the 7.08 am train to London at the start of my 4th business Birthday, I have some time to reflect and to ask the eternal question – what do I want to achieve in the next 4 years? But first, here’s a...
The 2017 Venus Small Business Awards Winner Is…

The 2017 Venus Small Business Awards Winner Is…

The 2017 Venus Small Business Awards, Hampshire After a near six month-long battle, the final of the Venus Small Business Awards, Hampshire’s finest small business competition took place on Saturday 11th November 2017 at the beautiful Spark Building at...
Venus Awards Finalist: Emily Walden, Happy Hounds

Venus Awards Finalist: Emily Walden, Happy Hounds

Happy Hounds Make A Happy Home! My first Finalist for the Small Business Award in the Hampshire 2017 Venus Awards is Emily Walden from Happy Hounds. Tell Us About Happy Hounds, Emily! “Happy Hounds was founded by Emily Walden who grew up in Yorkshire and moved...
Venus Awards Finalist: Danielle Rolfe, Penton Park

Venus Awards Finalist: Danielle Rolfe, Penton Park

Introducing Danielle Rolfe & Penton Park After much deliberation, the finalists for the small business award in the Hampshire 2017 Venus Awards have fnally been decided upon. And I’m delighted to announce that, starting proceedings off is Danielle Rolfe from...
Happy 2nd Business Birthday To Kate Underwood HR!

Happy 2nd Business Birthday To Kate Underwood HR!

Happy 2nd Business Birthday To Me! Today is the 2nd Business Birthday of Kate Underwood HR! 730 days and counting and I’m thinking “Wow; how did that happen? Does this mean I am in my terrible 2’s now?” I spent a little time yesterday basking in the glorious English...
Hampshire Venus Awards 2017

Hampshire Venus Awards 2017

The Hampshire Venus Awards 2017 Just Got Bigger! Last year I was honoured to be nominated for Southampton’s Venus Awards and managed to become one of the Semi-Finalists for Influential Woman and Finalist for New Business. So now, as the competition brings...
Lessons Learned From My First 365 Days In Business

Lessons Learned From My First 365 Days In Business

One Year Older, One Year Wiser!​ My first year in business has come and gone, and I’m asking how on earth have 365 days passed already? Some of those days brought smiles, some brought tears, but most of all, they brought a sense of achievement. Reflecting now on...
My Incredible Journey To The Venus Awards 2016

My Incredible Journey To The Venus Awards 2016

There are Only Nine Days Until The Venus Awards 2016 Finals Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin, because today, boys and girls we’re going on a little adventure! Once upon a time. Nope; let me start that again. It was a dark and stormy...
The Entrepreneur 2016: A Fun And Worthwhile Event

The Entrepreneur 2016: A Fun And Worthwhile Event

Get Involved With The Entrepreneur Event! In 2015, I sponsored and entered an event run by the Countess Mountbatten Hospice called The Entrepreneur, the main sponsor being Complete Vehicle Management based in Fareham. Little did I know I would be in the centre pages...
Venus Awards 2016: Important Finalist Announcement

Venus Awards 2016: Important Finalist Announcement

Important Announcement About The Venus Awards Finalists! On Thursday 11th February 2016, Tara Howard, Founder of the Venus Awards, announced the Finalists of this years Southampton Venus Awards. I am very honoured to have been included in the Top 3 and as a Finalist...