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March 2018

HR lessons from the UK’s extreme weather

By | March 24th, 2018|Blog|

The Beast from the East.  The Pest from the West, it's been called all sorts of names.  But over the past few weeks the UK been battered by extreme weather conditions, the likes of which many of us had never witnessed before.  Whilst the general public battled to find a fresh loaf of bread, and [...]

April 2017

The Gig Economy – An opportunity for your business, or something to avoid?

By | April 7th, 2017|Blog|

Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed that the gig economy is something that’s being discussed more and more in the media. But what on earth is it? Well essentially, it’s all about a labour market that’s characterised by lots of freelance work and short-term contracts, rather than permanent roles. Some might say that [...]

July 2016

Are you riding the silver wave?

By | July 11th, 2016|Blog|

  Having spent time with my folks over the weekend, particularly talking to my dad, who is still running his own business at the age of 81, sometimes it's easy to forget the skills and experience the older generations brings to the world of work. New data from the Office for National Statistics has revealed [...]

March 2016

Four strategies for reducing absenteeism

By | March 6th, 2016|Blog|

According to research by PwC, the annual cost of sickness absence has rocketed to £29 billion for UK organisations.  Simply put, your staff are calling in sick, and it’s having a severe impact on your bottom line.  If you want to mitigate the impact, it’s time to think about how you can nip the problem [...]

November 2015

Do homeworkers have pointless lives?

By | November 2nd, 2015|Blog|

An article published by Financial Times this month suggested homeworkers miss out on the important feeling that their lives and work have purpose.  Unsurprisingly, the piece has caused a stir amongst the self-employed and business owners alike. If you keep up to date with management trends and the latest strategies for creating a productive and [...]