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Rethinking Success – the rule of three

Posted: 12th March 2018

By: Milly Carmichael

How do you define and recognise success? We hear a great deal today about what it means to be successful. It is often couched in terms of the things we…

Latest Employment News for Small Businesses

Posted: 8th January 2018

By: Kay Heald

There’s always lots of changes to keep an eye on when you are managing people – this is a short summary rounding up relevant law changes and employment information for…

How Disability Confident Are You?

Posted: 4th December 2017

By: Kay Heald

Did you know that almost a fifth of the working age population is disabled and the vast majority of these people develop their conditions or impairments during their working lives.…

Bah the HR Humbug!

Posted: 22nd November 2017

By: Helen Astill

As we approach the festive season, you will probably find stories doing the rounds on social media about those strict people in HR who will not let people enjoy themselves…

How cyber-secure are your staff?

Posted: 16th October 2017

By: Helen Astill

You may have put all your firewalls and spam filters in place and had your cyber security review sorted, and ticked that off your “To do” list, but that is…

Small Business Anthropology

Posted: 17th July 2017

By: Kay Heald

I always thought anthropology was something you studied in the deep recesses of a university college, along the corridor from archaeology! Anthropology is a field of research which draws on…

Is Your Business Looking After Young Workers?

Posted: 5th June 2017

By: Kay Heald

Are organisations either turning a blind eye or simply unaware of their responsibilities, particularly with regard to casual hour contracts and young workers? New ways of working, different categories of…

” I Quit! The true cost of losing a staff member

Posted: 17th May 2017

By: Clara Wilcox

The cost of replacing staff is more than the cost of an advert. When you factor in YOUR time, the loss of productivity and the cost of actually recruiting, you…

How to Make Learning Stick

Posted: 20th March 2017

By: Kay Heald

We’ve all had experiences of attending training sessions and events, only to find those action plans and good intentions made on the day are quickly sidelined, shelved or forgotten within…

Can Small Businesses Embrace Hygge?

Posted: 13th February 2017

By: Kay Heald

So what is ‘Hygge’? Hygge caught the imagination of the UK papers and magazines last year, appearing in articles from The Guardian to Elle. If you look on Amazon, you…