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Ben Paling

Ben is the Inbound Marketing Executive at Passionate About People Ltd.
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Omega Resource Group thrilled to support Callowell Primary School in Stroud

Posted by Ben Paling on 06-Dec-2018 13:04:12

Omega Resource Group are proud to be sponsoring Callowell Primary School's sports kit, in an on-going effort to support local schools and businesses within the community.

On Wednesday, 5th December, Kris Smith (Senior Team Manager) presented the new strip to Callowell's year 3 student, Thomas Daniels, a young prospect in the world of rugby! 

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Topics: Social, CSR

Steve Fulwell Employee of the Year Awards 2018: Winners and runners-up announced for each division!

Posted by Ben Paling on 19-Nov-2018 13:01:30

Employee of the Year - a chance to shine amongst your colleagues. Every year is the same, you (and your colleagues) pretend like it's no big deal and you're "not bothered this year", when in fact, in the lead up to voting day, you go home every night plotting how you can grab yourself some extra votes by squeezing in an extra tea round for your team or setting up 'you vote for me, I'll vote for you' false promises.

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

November Anniversaries: Congratulations to Amy Harris - 12 Years at Head Office!

Posted by Ben Paling on 01-Nov-2018 11:29:53

Omega Resource Group are proud to have such outstanding & multi-talented individuals in the Group. With this being said, we'd like to congratulate Amy Harris, UK Operations Manager, on her recent anniversary and long tenure with the company, celebrating her 12th year with Omega Resource Group.

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

Omega Download: Your Complete Guide to the UK's Most Disruptive Change in Tax Law for UK Employers & Contractors

Posted by Ben Paling on 29-Oct-2018 09:40:21

In essence, HMRC are planning to make changes to the UK tax rules in the private sector, specifically for off-payroll working (self-employed contractors), in the hope of minimising tax avoidance from ‘disguised employees’ working as independent contractors.

Currently, in the private sector, contractors determine their own IR35 status via their accountants or through independent worker status tests, however, the planned changes (which could be implemented as early as April 2019) will ultimately shift the liability to determine IR35 status from the contractors to the end user.

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Topics: Procurement, Human Resources, Hiring Managers (Blue Collar), Hiring Managers (White Collar), C-Level Executive

Tour de Omega: Employees cycle 150 (virtual) miles for #PAP2020 charity support year

Posted by Ben Paling on 26-Oct-2018 16:40:38

On Friday, 26th October, Omega employees took to the (virtual) velodrome, raising just under £200 for the #PAP2020 charity support year through their hard-worked sweat & tears at the Omega Resource Group Head Office.

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

October Promotions: Congratulations to Sharon

Posted by Ben Paling on 17-Oct-2018 09:00:33

At Omega Resource Group, we strive to provide the very best opportunities for our staff members. We do our best to ensure that our consultants and managers have clear and concise development plans, from which they're able to grow into and ultimately, advance their career within the business. 

From the beginning of October, we've already seen two promotions in our Technical Engineering Division. We're absolutely delighted to see Lee and Teddie progress with the company at the start of October, and we're now pleased to announce that Sharon has also been promoted within the same division.  

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

#PAP2020: The Last Hurdle to £20,000

Posted by Ben Paling on 16-Oct-2018 11:02:16

It's been 10 months since the birth of our #PAP2020 2018 charity support year, where Omega Resource Group and its sister company, Datum RPO, are raising £20,000 for 20 charities in celebration of our 20th Year Anniversary in business... 

...and what an eventful 10 months it has been! 

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

October Promotions: Congratulations to Lee & Teddie

Posted by Ben Paling on 11-Oct-2018 10:38:29

At Omega Resource Group, we strive to provide the very best opportunities for our staff members. We do our best to ensure that our consultants and managers have clear and concise development plans, from which they're able to grow into and ultimately, advance their career within the business. 

From the beginning of October, we've already seen two promotions in our Technical Engineering Division. We're absolutely delighted to see Lee and Teddie progress with the company and we offer our upmost gratitude for their contribution to the business. 

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR

Passionate About People employee, Amie Daniels, accredited with Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

Posted by Ben Paling on 21-Sep-2018 11:55:12

In the UK, mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £34.9 billion each year, the equivalent of £1,300 for every employee in the UK workforce. 

Broken down, that's £21.2 billion (61%) in reduced productivity, £10.6 billion (30%) in sickness absence and £3.1 billion (9%) in replacing staff who leave their jobs for mental health-related reasons. 

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Topics: News & Media

September Promotions: Congratulations to Alex, Karl, Paul, Rob & Ryan

Posted by Ben Paling on 14-Sep-2018 09:10:10

At Omega Resource Group, we strive to provide the very best opportunities for our staff members. We do our best to ensure that our consultants and managers have clear and concise development plans, from which they're able to grow into and ultimately, advance their career within the business. 

From the beginning of August, we've seen five promotions throughout the group, four from our Head Office and one from our North West office. We're absolutely delighted to see Alex, Karl, Paul, Rob and Ryan progress with the company and we offer our upmost gratitude for their contribution to the business. 

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Topics: News & Media, Social, CSR