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When you talk about flexible working many businesses just think about employees all asking for part time hours and what a hassle it will become trying to manage everyone. Happily, some businesses are now seeing that flexible working is more than just what is set out in legislation, it is about offering different options of

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Line Managers should be the vital asset in your business, you are trusting them to deliver internal communication and manage your employees on a daily basis. But how well are your line managers managing? A good line manager will be someone in your team that allows people to play to their strengths and can motivate

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Ask anyone in the office about the sort of treatment they would like from their employer and more often than not ‘respect’ will feature highly on the list. There is plenty of research on how the working environment has a big impact on both recruitment and retention decisions for employees. In this blog post we

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Across the UK stress in the workplace is on the rise and has been steadily rising over the last few years. While a certain amount of ‘job stress’ can be expected, stress in the workplace can be very costly as it affects the well-being of the individual as well as the performance of your organisation.

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Here at KJHR Consulting we work with lots of companies to help them support health and wellbeing in their workplaces. This may be through looking at what they currently do and how we can improve it, or helping business owners introduce health and wellbeing programs into the workplace. Research shows that just 8% of organisations

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It’s important to start by remembering that continuous improvement is not a “one off event” it is a continuous cycle of improvement. There are in fact six core principles of continuous improvement in your workplace, and it is essential that these are communicated to and with every member of your team. To achieve continuous improvement

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If you’re a leader and you think there is no conflict around you, then sadly you taking on the ostrich pose and burying your head in the sand; conflict and leadership often go hand in hand within any workplace and as a leader it is important that instead of fearing this conflict you embrace it.

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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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Some of us have heard and even used the quote that Teamwork Makes The Dream Work or that TEAM stands for Together Everyone Achieves More – but what are the actual benefits of teamwork in a workplace? Good Teamwork Boosts Productivity When a team work together they can share the workload between them with different

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We have previously mentioned how important it is to recognise your employees for their hard work as this helps encourage staff motivation and engagement which leads to retaining talent and a lower staff turnover, along with a more productive workforce. We know that each employee is different and motivated by different things so it means

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