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Redundancies in a business may be traumatic experience for those being impacted by the decisions – however it can also disrupt and unsettle those either managing the process or the employees staying behind. The emotional reaction that is associated with those employees that are not made redundant and keep their jobs within the business has

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Resilience is about adapting to change and dealing with challenging situations. Personal resilience is about your behaviours, how you react to these situations and how you can look at situations positively to overcome and move on from them. We all deal with pressure in different ways, some may immediately see a given situation as stressful

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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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As a small business owner it is not unusual to dread summer holidays; this is the most popular time of the year for employees to request leave and these leave requests and employee absences from the office can make it hard to manage the business. In this blog post we have put together some ways

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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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Workplace stress and mental wellbeing are two things that are being spoken about lost in recent years while companies work hard to reduce workplace stress in their employees and encourage mental wellbeing.  Many business owners are looking to flexible working for their employees as this enables them to work at their optimum times. In every

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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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It seems in the workplace now that change is just an accepted way of working that everything is continually evolving with changes in structures, the way services are provided to customers or just a business strategy that plans in constant change. This can very demanding on individual employees and managers who need to ensure that

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Like us, we are sure you have seen the latest buzz term ‘employee engagement’ all over the place; it’s mentioned in the workplace, in the media, in most of your emails, by HR experts, recruitment professionals and many others and it is very easy to become inundated with exciting ‘employee engagement’ ideas – but how

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