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  • Mental Health Awareness Week?

    Employers up and down the country are seeking ways in which to raise the awareness within their businesses and reduce the stigma by putting on a number of activities or introducing new initiatives throughout May and beyond. Here I share with you a few things that you can consider as a business owner which will be low cost […]

  • Cyberwar is the battlefield of NOW!

      The recent news of the NHS cyber attack has targeted around 40 Trusts and has affected around 45,000 computer systems worldwide. Many organisations are reviewing their current set up as a matter of precaution. Rightfully so! Cyber crime can be detrimental to businesses and having done some work for an organisation that experienced an attack last year with […]

  • Brace Yourself for Easter Holiday Mayhem

    Yes it’s true, your employees may be able to take 18 consecutive days off work but only use 9 day’s holiday allowance.  So brace yourself for Easter holiday mayhem if your company is not ready due to the way the bank holiday falls in 2017, an employee that works the normal Monday to Friday can […]

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    Information Overload

    Have you experienced information overload where you struggle to remain focussed because there’s just too much information readily available? Technology has been both a blessing and a curse. It has enabled us to make massive strides in reaching out to businesses, easier marketing, quicker lead conversions but at the same time it has unintentionally diminished […]

  • Why choose mediation?

    Mediation has become almost a buzz word in organisations. Not because is a passing fad but because it has become synonymous with conflict resolution and usually a win win situation for both the employer and employee. The cost of taking a claim to court not only has great financial impact, but it’s also emotionally and […]

  • 5 Tips For Welcoming Your Staff Back

    A recent survey carried out by Nationwide Building Society discovered that nearly 1 in 4 holidaymakers return from their break feeling more stressed than when they left. Not great for the employer! The responses indicated that whilst most of us think of a summer holiday as a time to relax and recuperate, the realities of […]

  • 10 ways to become a manager that engages their workforce

    The “invisible workforce” – they do their job and do it well, but may well be slightly disengaged putting them at higher risk of leaving your organisation to join your competition. Learn how to keep your top talent with these 10 easy steps. Allow employees to consider their own personal values, satisfaction/motivators – ‘What brings […]

  • Why can’t men have babies?

    It’s now time for businesses to start planning how they are going to deal with Shared Parental Leave, as the legislation comes into force on 1st December 2014. Shared Parental Leave (“SPL”) will apply in relation to children who are due to be born on or after 5th April 2015. It also applies to children […]