Stress awareness month: Five tips for managing stress at work

26th April 2021

“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace” We have never lived in more uncertain times and for most, uncertainty breeds stress and anxiety.  In addition, the way we work has shifted and so has our … Continue reading

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What makes a great boss?

31st March 2021

Think about the bosses you’ve had in the past and ask yourself who the best one was. What characteristics did they display? Maybe there was drive, ambition, kindness, the understanding of people and a belief in the business? Many names … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like… Piers

29th March 2021

Following ‘that’ interview the drama continued with Piers Morgan taking exception to being called out on his behaviour.  It culminated in him picking up his football and stomping off home.  Although this particular incident hit the headlines because of who … Continue reading

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HR(H) and the Palace

18th March 2021

In 2019 Buckingham Palace advertised a vacancy within the Privy Purse and Treasurer’s Office for that of HR Manager. The blurb claimed that “No two days will be the same and you’ll face complex challenges.” I wonder if, at that … Continue reading

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Is the breaking of rules my problem?

25th February 2021

The hot topic of conversation this week is surely the PM’s announcement on Monday and the ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown and a return to ‘normal’ life (whatever normal now is). Holiday companies are reporting an exponential surge in bookings since … Continue reading

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COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace: Frequently asked questions

24th February 2021

As the largest vaccination programme in British history is gathering pace the UK is almost daring to breathe a sigh of relief. However, whilst there is excitement and relief, there is also anxiety and concern about the vaccine. As the … Continue reading

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Managing your remote workforce

16th February 2021

If we turned the clocks back just 12 months, the idea of working from home was something often viewed as a luxury reserved for those in more senior positions or who were perhaps fortunate to find themselves working for organisations … Continue reading

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Tackling bullying and harassment in a remote working environment

3rd February 2021

As working from home has become the ‘new normal’ for hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK, you could assume that bullying, harassment, and any other ‘inappropriate’ behaviour that is obvious in the workplace has all but disappeared.   … Continue reading

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Employer Guides: Supporting working parents in the third lockdown

28th January 2021

One month in and, with the news that schools will not reopen until at least 8 March 2021, the realisation has hit many working parents that they not even half-way through the home-schooling anguish and many are nearing breaking point. … Continue reading

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That Friday feeling; Remote onboarding

21st January 2021

Starting a new job can be incredibly overwhelming. You have new colleagues to get to know, a different boss to work with and the role itself to get to grips with. But the coronavirus lockdown has resulted in a very … Continue reading

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