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Maintaining a healthy work-life balance

The stresses of work can present themselves at any level, whether you’re working a part time student job or a 9 to 5, there’s always going to be things that make you want to tear your hair out – that’s life! So… how do we keep that balance and stop ourselves from letting stress of […]

October 2, 2019


From pointless chatter to meetings that matter!

A recent UK survey of a thousand office workers across the UK suggested that an average employee spends a shocking ten hours and 42 minutes per week in meetings – scary isn’t it! Even more concerning is that over half of these meetings are deemed unnecessary and over 70% of office workers say that they […]

September 10, 2019


Top ten ways to improve your company culture

1. Embrace transparency A transparent company culture can positively impact your entire organisation, by giving employees an insight into the operations and future of the business. Trust is the foundation of a fantastic company culture and there are many great ways to build trust within your team – check out our blog on trust building […]

August 6, 2019


The cost of employee burnouts

Like many in the world of HR, our resident experts are aware of the true cost of employee burnouts on both productivity and mental health. The World Health Organisation defines a burnout as “a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that hasn’t been successfully managed”and research from within Capita suggests that stress is the biggest […]

August 6, 2019


7 Top Tips for returning to work after childcare leave

  By Miranda Gregory Well this is it – you’ve got a beautiful new human in your life that is now your world. You’ve suffered the sleepless nights, the nappy changes and the constant feeding. You’ve worried whether you’re doing the right thing and have cried over spilt milk…literally! But now it’s time to turn […]

June 24, 2019


Healthy body, healthy mind!

    By Kim Mills A healthy lifestyle isn’t just about what it can do for your body it can also do so much for the mind. If your mind is in a good place you will be able to perform better at work which could lead to progression, gaining more skills and just a […]

June 17, 2019


The 3 O’Clock Blues

By Tim Frear Do you ever get the 3 o’clock blues? No motivation in sight? Whilst I’m sat here looking at the rainy weather outside the office, I’ve come to the realisation I have been sat here for 10 minutes staring into the abyss. It makes me wonder what we do as HR professionals to […]

May 27, 2019


How self service learning can help fill a need

Self-service is everywhere, from our banking through to will writing. We are increasingly looking at how we can be more self sufficient in what we do both in our personal lives and at work.  However, when it comes to learning and our professional development, we still have a very traditional approach to what work place […]

May 13, 2019


Motivate the non-motivated

You could have the most amazing highly skilled team on this planet but if they are not motivated you will get nothing from them. Keeping the whole team motivated isn’t easy and once one person is demotivated it can easily spread and before you know it, you have a whole team that is unhappy, negative […]

April 29, 2019


To do or not to do; Walking the risk tightrope…

    By Becky Mee Those of you who know me, know I’ve taken up kickboxing as I seem to talk about it a lot! In a recent session, whilst sparing with a partner and getting bopped around the head A LOT (I was more like an elephant than a butterfly), I really tried to […]

April 22, 2019


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