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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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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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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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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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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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This month on social media I have been sharing different ways that your business can get involved in employee volunteering programs in your community as well as for charities and local causes; I have also shared some of the many benefits to the community, the business and the employee through the involvement in employee volunteering

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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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