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Bespoke training

What we can offer to you We design bespoke line management training according to our clients’ needs and requirements. Usually the line managers we are designing sessions for are either new to management or just require a refresher. A training event we put together a while ago started with exercises aimed at helping managers to […]

November 2, 2015

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Communicating through a crisis

At the moment most employees have concerns about the security of their jobs, their company, perhaps their pensions. Business leaders have an important role to play in instilling confidence and encouraging their staff to focus on the things that will strengthen the business and secure its future. Some suggestions as to the best ways to do this […]

October 27, 2015

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Recruitment following redundancy – top tips

So, you’ve had to make redundancies in your organisation but need to recruit to a job elsewhere. How do you make sure that you don’t fall foul of the good work you put in throughout the redundancy process? How do you keep costs and the number of applications you receive at the right level? Read […]

October 26, 2015

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Extended shared parental leave

On the 5th October, George Osborne announced that from 2018, shared parental leave will extend to include working Grandparents. This means that working mothers will be able to end their maternity leave early, in order to share the leave and pay with Grandparents. As much as I appreciate the reasoning behind this legislative change, i.e. […]

October 22, 2015

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Get your team to go that ‘Extra Mile’

We often feel that we’ve done as much as we possibly can, but do you ever consider that you could have done better? If you’d been offered £1million to sort out a problem that no-one else could solve, would we have found the energy and drive to come up with an innovative yet workable solution […]

October 21, 2015

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Making rewards attractive for older employees

There is often a great deal of advice given on how to attract and retain new staff, often concentrating on the graduate sector; which is generally the younger end of the age spectrum. However, with an ever ageing workforce you might want to consider how to avoid losing your older employees in order to prevent […]

October 14, 2015

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Prevent bullying at work

The effect on the performance at work of people who feel they are being bullied is considerable. They will lose their self-esteem, be consumed by what is happening to them, suffer anxiety and depression, and the likelihood is that their attendance at work will suffer. Worst case scenario is that you could find yourself facing […]

October 13, 2015

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Equal pay debate

I’m getting a tiny bit (OK, BIG bit!) enraged and I’m not alone. Meryl Streep is enraged with me. I know it’s an age old debate, but why, 44 years after the Equal Pay Act was introduced, are we still unable to pay women and men the same rate for equal work? What got me […]

October 12, 2015

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Why bother with performance reviews?

As HR professionals we use our experience and knowledge to help you free up your time to focus on what’s important, growing your business! Underperforming staff directly impact on your bottom line.  Low levels of productivity and motivation can potentially lead to increased absence as well as having a knock on effect with other members […]

October 7, 2015

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Making best use of your key talent

Sometimes businesses may not recognise their key talent until it is no longer there and then they realise how difficult it is going to be to replace.  So knowing how to manage them is just as essential to the success of a business as looking after your high-fliers. Those with ‘key talent’ will stay in […]

October 6, 2015

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