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Diversity in the workplace makes good business sense as it enables you to understand the differences between people from a broad spectrum of background which can enable you to appeal to a wider range of customers and employees. There is a lot of buzz around ‘workplace diversity’ at the moment due to the huge range

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The obvious answer to the question of what gets your employees out of bed in the morning is they have a job to do and we are paying them to do it, however motiviation is a key element of their performance at work, so why is it so often ignored. Motivation is one third of

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We understand that working from home may not be an ideal or even viable option for every person within your business, but for some businesses flexible working could be an excellent option that offers real benefits to both the employer and employee. We believe that flexible is not just a trend and it is definitely

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In this day and age the culture and values of a company have never been so central to the fortunes of a business and in many cases the culture of a business is the biggest driver of an employer brand. Getting the Company culture right will help you attract and retain your most engaged and

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Did you see “The Job Interview” on Channel 4 last night (19th July), this was the second programme in the series. I know it is there for entertainment but my concern is how this may come across as being the norm for either recruiting managers or potential interviewees going for an interview (at worst their

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Managers, team leaders, supervisors and business owners everywhere want teams in their workplace that are effective, focused and committed to the goals of the business and the organisation. How often have you looked at your team and just thought “Wow – with a team like this just think of the performance and results we can

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Research from The Telegraph shows us that 21% of workers have pledged to leave their employer in 2016, with 54% of British workers wanting a change in career rising to 73% when talking to 25 – 34 year olds. But why do people want to leave their job and what do they really want when

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As many business owners will have seen in research on the internet, an engaged workplace leads directly to higher profitability of the business, increased customer satisfaction and a reduced level of staff turnover. But how can you increase employee engagement in your workplace? It’s a good idea to start by talking to your staff at

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Surely offering benefits to employees in the workplace will just add to employee costs so why should businesses offer them? It’s important to note that one of the most important things to remember when running a business is that you keep your staff happy and by providing benefits you can do exactly that. Many businesses

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When it comes to the induction of new recruits it’s important you get it right first time. A good level of induction is essential to familiarising your new recruits and ensuring that you can get your new starters up to speed and productive as quickly as possible. As many employers know, your staff members are

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