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The start to any new year, both in your personal life or within business, can be the ideal opportunity to make plans, outline intentions and make a positive start. Many businesses do use the new year as part of their performance management cycle, to set business goals and objectives for the teams that cascade out

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When it comes to members of your team that are underperforming, you can’t stick your head in the sand. While this may be tempting, this will not help the situation, it won’t help the employee, it won’t help your team and it won’t help the business as a whole. We know that informing a member

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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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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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We all start the new year with plans, ideas and goals of things we want to achieve, whether they are written down or just in your head, both personally and for business. If you are running a business do you share these with your team or do you look at your team to support you

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I don’t feel that managing performance can be a one-off annual event when a manager fills two-three days of their diary by cramming in all the employees for their annual performance review; I don’t feel that works, instead I think that managing performance should be a continuous cycle. By creating a continuous performance management process

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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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