Leadership

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MAD-HR New Anglia Growth Hub Webinar

Our very own Charlotte Bate took part in a webinar for the New Anglia Growth Hub, entitled ‘An Introduction to Employing People’. The webinar runs through various elements that businesses …

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Hiring Someone – What You Need to Know

You may have set up your business from your kitchen table last year, or jumped straight into premises with the intention of going global. Whatever your business plan, growth and …

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Leading by Example – Maintaining Your Edge

A growing, forward-thinking company will have strong leadership to drive the organisation’s strategic programme forward and ensure their team have the skills and abilities to meet their challenges. Click here …

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5 ways to improve value you get from your meetings

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, meetings form a major part of work communication and management strategies.  Google currently reports results from recent surveys citing that on average 16 hours a …

Leadership

How to be a trusted and authentic leader

Being a competent manager or having a senior position does not automatically make a leader.  A leader connects with those they seek to lead. They inspire, encourage and empower their …

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How to Effectively Manage A Team

Knowing how to effectively manage a team is essential to being an effective leader. The people skills you need to manage a team, drive productivity and maintain motivation and vision are …

Talent Management

Here’s why you’re losing talent from your business

Finding, gaining and retaining talent is key for businesses to succeed, particularly in today’s world. We share our top HR advice and insight into why you might be losing yours. …

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Recruiting for Values

Do you appoint a new recruit based on their skills to meet the job criteria alone, or do you look at the bigger picture and take into account the applicant’s …

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How to deal with those not pulling their weight

As a busy line manager, just getting the day job done can be a challenge without the added distraction of deal with those not pulling their weight.  Wouldn’t it be …

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France empowers employees to switch off the technology

On the 1st January 2017, France took the radical step forward of establishing “the right to disconnect” for organisations of more than 50 employees, and whilst the UK has not …

Change Management

How to Run Effective Team Meetings

A leader recognises the importance of an effective team meeting and focuses on the energy and benefits that it can bring.  A team meeting can result in problem resolution, idea …

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What does employee engagement actually mean?

Much more than a catchphrase, the focus on employee engagement is here to stay, and cannot be ignored. Employee engagement is vital to a successful business seeking growth and prosperity …

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How an HR consultancy can drive business growth

When you think of driving sales and focusing on business growth, which area do you think of? Marketing? Sales? Finance? R&D? How about HR? The overarching component affecting all areas within …

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How to encourage your employees to be happy

International Day of Happiness, on 20th March, has been recognising the importance of happiness around the world since 2013. To be happy we need to be both physically and emotionally …

Change Management

How to deal with change management effectively

Just the word “change” can result in unease and stress yet, much like death and taxes, change is inevitable and unavoidable. Within business, it is a vital element to allow …

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4 Time Management Tips for Senior Managers

As a Senior Manager how you spend your time is ever more important as often your team will be relying on you to give them direction and be on hand …

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What can an Interim HR Director do for you?

Many of our clients don’t need a full-time HR Director, it’s that simple and to have somebody that they can call on as and when they need HR support works …

HR Strategy

4 things to know about strategic HR

A Strategic HR consultancy service can come on board on an ad-hoc basis to completely take the leg work out of taking an in-depth look at your business. They can …

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Why MAD-HR was the right business to extend our HR team

“It’s an exciting time for us here at Montage, being on the Growth Accelerator Programme, which helps ambitious businesses achieve rapid and sustainable growth, means that our need for solid …

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How to treat your employees and get them to thrive

“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers” Stephen Covey (Author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) Successful organisations are clear on …

Supporting gender reassignment in the workplace

Over recent years we have seen the need for a better understanding of trans employees within the workplace. There is often a lack of understanding and knowledge on how to …

Cycle to Work schemes are back in fashion

The following article was written by Martin Moore, Employee Benefits Consultant, Beckett Financial Services. With the rising cost of living and a huge shift in employee expectations in the last decade, …

What is the best way to manage relationships at work?

What is the chance of meeting that special someone at work? Following a Totaljobs Survey of more than 5,000 people, 22% of people report meeting their partners at work. More …

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