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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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Is It Fireworks In Your Workplace?

How do you stop issues boiling over among staff? Here’s some top tips for keeping the fireworks in your workplace under control.

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The Autumn Budget 2021

The Autumn Budget 2021 was billed as a Budget for a new age and so here's everything the Chancellor announced today (27/10/21):

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Mental health in the workplace – What’s your role?

We look at mental health in the workplace, and the responsibilities that you may have as an employer - plus, practical policies to implement.

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Being a boss is all about persistent learning…Even when uncomfortable

How much are you, as a business leader, doing by way of persistent learning about your enterprise? We explore what this means and how to do it.

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COP9: What to do when HMRC come calling

Chris George, Tax Manager at Scrutton Bland explains what happens in a tax investigation following a COP9 letter.

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IR35 – Update

With IR35 having been extended to the private sector in April 2021, what do we know so far? Here’s our insight.

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The importance of performance appraisals

Appraisals often require a lot of effort on your part as an employer, but here's why that effort is absolutely worth it for your business.

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Coming out of Lockdown – case studies

As we progress through the government’s ‘roadmap’ of exiting lockdown, we’ve been catching up with some of our clients to look at the changes

HR Strategy and how it will affect the next 12 months of your business

HR Strategy and how it will affect the next 12 months of your business

Your investment into your HR strategy will directly affect the results achieved by your business in the next year. Here's how.

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Chancellors Budget – 3rd March 2021

Find out how the Chancellors Budget on 3rd March 2021 might affect your business, and how the new budget might affect your employees.

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How will your appraisal process reflect the challenges of the last 12 months?

Working on your appraisal process should be an ongoing task for your business, especially in light of COVID. Here are our tips.

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Why Now Is The Time to Review Your HR Strategy

An HR Strategy is critical to ensure the success of your business plan. How will employing staff fit into your growth plan? We explore when's the best time.

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HR Strategy – 5 critical steps

5 Critical HR Strategy Steps to implement in your Business. Assessing work force, performing gap analysis, succession planning and increasing resources.


Chancellor’s Recovery Measures Announced

Chancellor's summer statement - recovery measures announced in a bid to kick start the economy. Rishi Sunak puts new spending measures in place.

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Get to Know the Team

Here at MAD-HR we are passionate about our people and in the spirit of Making A Difference we thought we would share some Lockdown Learning with you all.

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Local Business Grant Funds Scheme

A discretionary fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme.

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Small Businesses Boosted by Bounce Back Loans

After significant pressure from the business community, the Chancellor announced further support for small businesses in the form of the Bounce Back Loans.

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What Financial Support is Available to You?

With the plethora of support available you may now be somewhat confused to know what are your options to access financial support - here is a helpful guide.

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£1.25 Billion Support Package for Innovative Firms

UK businesses driving innovation and development will be helped through the coronavirus outbreak with a £1.25 billion government support package.

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Leadership Guide – Leading Through Turbulent Times

Leadership Guide - Leading Through Turbulent Times. Coronavirus HR Support Hub for daily updates on government legislation and guidance from MAD-HR.

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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