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“It was 20 years ago today…”

September 22, 2015 by

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Celebrating 20 years of The Urquhart Partnership. “It was 20 years ago today…” as the Beatles famously sang. I remember it exceptionally well…9am on 18th September 1995 when The Urquhart Partnership opened our doors for business at 8 North Silver Street for the first time. We have had some truly amazing times, worked on some fantastic projects, with some brilliant […]

Summer was on a Tuesday this year…

August 13, 2015 by

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Our latest blog post, from Lynn Filson, Senior Recruitment Consultant at The Urquhart Partnership. The past few weeks have seen some rather short bursts of sunshine with the majority of the weather pretty unsettled. Only a few weeks ago the Open Golf Championship at St Andrews had to be postponed until the strong winds dropped […]

Urquhart Partnership announce 2 new Board appointments

April 29, 2015 by

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We are delighted to announce the appointments to the Board of Muir Urquhart and Julie McDonald. Congratulations to Julie on her promotion and welcome back Muir! Copy of the press release announcement below. Aberdeen-based HR, training and recruitment consultancy the Urquhart Partnership today announces the appointment of two new board members, as part of the company’s growth plans. […]

We’ve passed our exams too!

July 15, 2014 by

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With the schools finished for the summer following their exams and University students graduating across the country, our team here at UP are also taking time to celebrate some academic successes. Eight new members of the UP team have recently completed the Belbin Team Roles Accreditation, certifying their knowledge of the Belbin Team Roles theory […]

Team UP – A Flock of Geese?

June 24, 2014 by

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As a team the staff here at UP are always happy to learn from the good example set by other successful teams. With the summer solstice been and gone,  it won’t be too long before we see geese starting to arrive again for the winter.  The V formation they take when migrating is an inspirational example of team […]

Urquhart Partnership Holding announces acquisition of Hampton Associates

June 18, 2014 by

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Aberdeen-based Urquhart Partnership Holding Ltd today is delighted to announce its acquisition of award-winning brand and design agency Hampton Associates. The seven-figure deal is largest ever investment made by the parent company of HR, training and recruitment consultancy, The Urquhart Partnership (UP). The announcement adds to the excitement of an already busy year for the […]

How to choose a Coach

June 10, 2014 by

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This week UP’s Training Team Lead, Nikki Lebedis is discussing coaching – having been both a coach and ‘coachee’, Nikki shares her experiences and tips for choosing a coach of your own. Coaching (or it’s grander titled equivalent – “Executive Coaching”) is becoming ever more popular. I’m often asked about it, so I thought I would […]