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GDPR: Are you on track?

GDPR is the four-lettered word that’s on the minds of every business owner as Friday 25th May, the date the new legislation comes into effect, draws ever closer. No doubt you’ve heard reports that many UK businesses, both large and small, are ‘worryingly behind’ on their progress towards achieving compliance and are unlikely to be… Read More

Support National Walk to Work Day

Walk to work?  Isn’t it challenging enough for us all to get to work on time even when we rely on our cars or public transport?  Surely unless you live right on the office doorstep, the thought of not being able to hit the snooze button even once and all the extra rushing around to… Read More

Employment Law Update – National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage will rise on 1 April 2018, when millions of UK employees will be subject to a rise in their hourly rate of pay. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum amount of pay per hour that employees are entitled to by law.  The rate will depend on the age of… Read More

What not to ask in an interview

Interviews are crucial when it comes to finding the best candidates for your business.  The key is to make the most of the time you have with each applicant, so asking the right questions is of utmost importance. So, good preparation is key. You’ll undoubtedly be just as well organised as your candidates, ready with… Read More

When love blooms (then wilts) in the workplace

It’s Valentine’s Day and it’s official; office romance is alive and well. We spend around a third of our time with our colleagues at work – often socialising out of hours too, so it should come as no surprise to hear that one in five people meet their partner at work. Regardless of the industry,… Read More

The 10 mistakes of a new manager

You’ve spotted leadership potential, extended a promotion to your chosen individual and they’ve become a manager. Unfortunately, the work doesn’t end with their promotion; in fact, now the hard work really begins as you embark on a journey to develop them as a manager. There are so many opportunities for mistakes as the new manager… Read More

Empower your team to better manage their time

What’s the one report you’ll never see on a balance sheet, but is critical to the success of every business? It’s the measure of productivity. When we think about time management, we tend to think about it from an individual’s point of view – so much so that it’s easy to forget how teams of… Read More

January Blues? We’re resolving to banish them

Is January anyone’s favourite month? After all the anticipation, Christmas seems to disappear in a flash and before we know it long lie-ins are a thing of the past and it’s no longer socially acceptable to stay in pyjamas all day or eat chocolate for breakfast. There’s no denying it; the post-festive lull can feel… Read More

Because it’s Christmas… The diary of a hapless manager

It’s nearly Christmas; not long now until you can put your out of office on and rush home to a pile of gift wrapping and turkey-stuffing (all with a glass of wine in hand). To end the year on a jolly note, we are unashamedly sharing the ‘diary of a hapless manager’ written by Anthony… Read More

Working from home: the trend continues

Working at home is a rapidly growing trend; the fact that we all have access to email, chat, video conferences, cloud collaboration software and dozens of other technologies means almost any job can be done remotely. Whether your employees work exclusively from home or divide their working hours between home and the office, it would… Read More

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