Summer HR Horror Stories – And How To Avoid Them In Your Business

Any time of the year brings challenges for business owners when it comes to managing a team of people, and the summer is no different. Everyone might be in a slightly better mood when the sun starts to shine, but there are potential issues that you need to be aware of to ensure the smooth […]

How To Get Your Staff Back On Track After Summer Holidays

The summer months aren’t best known for being the most productive of seasons in the workplace. With many staff members heading off on holiday, or dreaming of more exotic locations than your offices, output can often take a bit of a slide in the wrong direction. It’s not long though until we hit the final […]

Companies With Women Executives Perform Better – So Why Has Representation Stagnated?

The results of the recent Pipeline’s Women Count survey have been published, and they raise some pretty interesting and important questions about female leadership, and the progress we’re making towards ensuring that women are given the opportunity to thrive in senior roles. It was found that FTSE 350 companies with no women on the leadership […]

Has The Taylor Review Failed Workers In The Gig Economy?

The Taylor Review was hotly anticipated, and the findings were finally published last month. Commission by the Prime Minister back in October, the intention of the report was to take a look at how employment practices need to change in order to keep up with modern business models. It intended to address, amongst other things, […]

Should You Have A Summer Dress Code For Your Employees?

There are some pretty weighty issues kicking around in the world of employment at the moment. We’re still in the dark about what will happen as a result of Brexit. No one really knows just yet how the new government will be assembled. But the temperatures have been hitting some pretty lofty heights recently, so […]

What Every Business Owner Needs To Know For The Third Quarter Of 2017!

We’re slap bang in the middle of the year, and now’s a great time to take a step back from the day-to-day running of your business and consider the bigger picture. It’s easy to get caught up with the issues going on right now on your shop floor, but good leaders know that regular strategic […]

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Everything Every Business Owners Need to Know!

You’ve built your business and have your employees in place to deliver the success of your business.  Through the process of bringing people into your company you’ve obtained all sorts of data from them and most of it is highly useful.  Yet having access to a wealth of valuable personal data also brings a responsibility […]

If Marketing And HR Had A Fist Fight… Who’s your money on??

Which function would be the winner? Who’d take the crown as the business owners’ can’t-live-without tool? And perhaps more interestingly, could one exist without the other? When entrepreneurs are looking to increase their bottom line, or attract more of the best customers and clients, then they often look for outside solutions. They look towards social […]

Do You Know Your ‘Why’? What’s Your ‘Purpose’?

We’ve all been there, I know that I thought I knew my ‘why’ but with the many challenges and journey as a business owner with it’s twists and turns, this can often phase into the background and come into question when things feel that they’re not going right.  And particular it’s good to get back […]

So HR ‘is’ Boring?

Three Reasons Why HR is Boring Let’s be honest here… HR has something of a reputation for being a little bit boring. It’s a burden that we’ve carried for years, and it’s one that refuses to budge in a lot of circles. But is there any substance behind it? Are we actually just a group […]

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