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Are Your Line Managers Holding Your Business Back?

Line Managers and Supervisors are those responsible for motivating the workforce, maintaining morale and developing the culture you desire for your organisation. Once you have established your targets, formulated your …

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How To Effectively Manage Probationary Periods

Probationary periods for a new recruit are now commonplace. The use of a Probationary period is at the discretion of the employer in terms of whether to have one and …

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Training and Development – How to Maximise Delegate Buy-in?

As a manager, or the lead for training and development in your organisation, you may have identified a skill gap, and feel you have a bonafide case for investing in …

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Do You Have The HR Professional Support You Need To Take Your Business Forward?

The past 24 months have certainly seen a dramatic change in the economy. Brexit, the unexpected General Election, indeed the unexpected General Election result, and shifts in earnings, employment 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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How to attract millennials to your business

After the Baby Boomers came Generation X, and now it’s the Millennials who will soon be making up at least half the workforce and are inevitably the future of employment. …

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How can HR software systems help your business?

Historically Human Resources has been seen as an administrative function,  often an add-on to the office manager or even secretary’s role, frequently neglected in start-ups until either growth or an …

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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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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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The Apprenticeship Levy – are you ‘in the know’?

“The Government’s vision is to create a world class sustainable apprenticeships system that is of high quality and employer led.” April 2017 is an auspicious month for Apprenticeships with the …

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Training: How to hire and manage people

This one-day course ‘How to hire and manage people’ will tell you everything you need to know about making your first (or first hundred) hires. The course will set you …

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The benefits of face-to-face training vs online!

In this digital age, if you need to know how to change a plug, fix a toilet, braid your child’s hair in a French plait then Youtube is usually your …

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Does poor performance justify redundancy?

For an SME having just one member of staff who isn’t performing and is refusing to alter behaviour despite support, guidance and training, can have a major negative impact 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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