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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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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.

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Why would anyone want to work for you and your business?

Why would anyone want to work for you and your business? MAD-HR explores how successful SME businesses attract and retain talent.

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5 Tips on Giving Memorable Presentations

Make your presentations exciting, poignant and powerful with these top tips from the training experts at MAD-HR


Meetings, Meetings and More Meetings

Most meetings are not effective and that loss of productivity is not great for your business. How can you improve the quality of your meetings?

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Is a Four-Day Week Practical?

Four day week. Is it practical to work a four-day week? MAD-HR Director & HR Expert Carole Burman answers this question in Business East.

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Why You Should Choose MAD-HR!

Choosing MAD-HR - We're very lucky to have lots of wonderful clients in our MAD-HR crowd, hear one of their stories. John Jackaman from Infusions tells all.

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Are Your Line Managers Holding Your Business Back?

Are your line managers and supervisors making your workforce rock? Maintaining morale is key to business success, make sure you get it right.

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Growing Your Business with a Winning Team

Your business will only be as successful as your team. So as a senior manager, or entrepreneurial business owner, how do you create that winning team?

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Business Networking – Rapport and Relationship Building

Networking is a vital part of any successful business. You need certain skills to succeed, such as how you introduce yourself.

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Leading by Example – Maintaining Your Edge

A growing, forward thinking company needs strong leadership to drive strategies forward. We help you maintain your edge with successful leadership skills.

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5 Top Tips on managing HR in a small business

Small Business HR Tips - With a sound business plan, it won't be long before you'll need to look at your HR function. Read our Top 5 HR Tips.


How to be a trusted and authentic leader

Being a good manager is not the same as to be a trusted and authentic leader. We share our top tips on the skills to develop to achieve quality leadership

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How to Effectively Manage A Team

How to Effectively Manage A Team - Being an effective team manager is the first step to being an effective leader. Here are our top tips to help you succeed


How to deal with those not pulling their weight

Teams can bring all sorts of issues to the fore, made harder when there are some slackers so how do you deal with those not pulling their weight

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How to Run Effective Team Meetings

Getting your people together can be so powerful and have such positive outcomes, so we share our top HR tips on running effective team meetings

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Can social media posts be used in disciplinaries?

With the use of social media being such an engrained part of our lives, can social media posts be used in disciplinaries as evidence?

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Training: How to hire and manage people

How to hire and manage people is a one day course that will provide those with HR responsibility with everything you need to know about managing people.

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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