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Are you being understood?

20 February 2017

Interview with Chris Owen, Director of M&C Saatchi PR on the importance of ensuring every communication from the top is understood.

CSR: Scafell Pike Hike

7 August 2017

BrightPool CSR challenge

Having fully recovered from last year's Three Peaks Challenge, we decided to embark on our next annual charity challenge: hiking the Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England.

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13 June 2017

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Mind the Gender Pay Gap

22 May 2017

gender pay gap

New requirements for gender pay reporting mean that organisations with over 250 employees will need to publish certain prescribed data on their gender pay gap in April 2018.

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7 steps to enhancing your employer brand

24 February 2017

employer engagement

Our talent consulting team hosted an event in partnership with Engage Comms, designed to help HR and marketing professionals understand how,they can become an ‘employer of choice’ to attract, recruit and retain top talent.

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3 things to consider when developing your 2017 talent strategy

6 February 2017


Having recently joined BrightPool to head up its Talent Consulting division, I’ve got some exciting plans for 2017. My focus is on working closely with our HR clients to help map out their talent acquisition strategies, ensuring that they are prepared to proactively engage and recruit top talent in the year ahead.

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4 January 2017

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AML: Key lessons from the industry

14 November 2016


Emma Simarro, BrightPool Client Services Manager, speaks with Graham Barrow on the issues affecting the industry regarding anti-money laundering (AML).

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Three peaks: we did it!

1 August 2016

Three Peaks

We did it! It was not easy, in fact it was far more difficult than any of us had prepared for but we completed it and managed to raise over £7,000 for our charity partners.

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