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Good leadership is essential for any business, large or small.  Leadership is the ability to motivate a group of people to achieve common goals. A good leader knows how to inspire employees and create a positive work environment. 


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Latest Leadership articles

Top barriers to growth in business

What are the top barriers to growth and what can you do about them?

What are the current top barriers to business growth, and how can you overcome them? We explore in our latest blog post.


Leadership and purpose: Purpose-driven business leaders

What does it mean to lead with purpose? We explore the top tips for leading with purpose in business today.

Employee engagement

Time to put employee engagement at the top of your agenda

Employee engagement is key for attracting and retaining the best staff. Is it time you made it a priority in your business?

Learning and development

How can Learning and Development (L&D) support your organisation’s success?

Learning and Development (L&D) is an important part of your people strategy. Here are the key areas in which L&D support an organisation’s success.

Statement on the passing of HM The Queen

MAD-HR wish to convey their deepest sympathy to the Royal Family, on the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.

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Peer To Leader – The Transition And The Challenge

It may be your dream job to become the leader of your team, your firm or the department, but what happens next?

Taking on your first employee

Taking on your first employee – what you need to know

A helpful guide for new employers covering key topics such as registering with HMRC, employment contracts, payroll and auto-enrolment.

Personal growth: A goldfish jumping into a bigger bowl

Are you ready for personal growth?

If personal growth is on your mind, there are many avenues that could help you progress. Read about some of your options in this article.

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How to talk about mental health at work

Getting yourself ready for a difficult conversation at work can be very difficult, here are our tips for how to prepare yourself

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Being More Sarina – Leadership and People Management Tips

Sarina Wiegman and the Lionesses have won Euro 2022 for England! But what leadership lessons can we learn from her management style?

Business growth

Business growth – Is your business ready?

Is your business ready for growth? This process takes careful planning and analysis - here's what you should consider.

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How to create a well-being strategy

Does your business have a well-being strategy in place? If you want to aid recruitment and retention then a well-being strategy is essential

Equality, diversity & inclusion training

How to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace

How do you raise awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace? Here's what you need to know.

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Loneliness in the workplace – a very real threat

Is it possible to feel loneliness, even when you’re interacting with dozens of colleagues every day? Absolutely. What can employers do?

Cost of living

Cost of living increases – what can HR/businesses do to support?

Is it possible for businesses to better support their employees during the cost of living crisis? We look at the role that employers can play.

What is a CHRO

Is it time you found your CHRO?

MAD-HR takes a look at whether one of your key appointments could be that of a Chief HR Officer.

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Identity and Orientation – How Inclusive is Your Business?

The MAD-HR team have been reflecting on some of the key points employers need to know in regards to gender identity.

Spring Statement

Spring Statement – 23rd March 2022

Spring Statement: Key points at a glance. State of the economy and public finances. Fuel, energy and living costs · Taxation

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Global Events & Employee Impact – What Do Good Leaders Need to Know?

How do business leaders manage the personal and political impact of such an evolving story, in the context of the daily workplace?

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Employers guide to Custom and Practice in Employment Law

All employers need to understand 'custom and practice'. Find out what can happen if you ignore custom and practice and something goes wrong.

The impact of Leadership on businesses

Good leadership is essential to the success of any business. Leaders set the tone for the entire organisation, and their actions can have a profound impact on employee morale, motivation, and productivity. Leaders also play a pivotal role in setting the strategic direction of the company and making decisions that will determine its long-term success. In short, businesses cannot afford to underestimate the importance of leadership. 

However, leadership is not always easy, and it requires a unique set of skills and qualities. The best leaders are those who are able to inspire others, make tough decisions, and think creatively. They also have a strong sense of self-awareness and an ability to build relationships with others. If a business is to thrive, it needs leaders who possess these qualities.

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