As we approach the end of 2017 labour and skills shortages are almost daily headlines and although a topic I have commented on previously it is also one that does not appear to be going anywhere soon and as a Recruitment Business finding innovative solutions is the constant focus of attention.Read More
Interestingly, when checking the definitions of “health and illness” some dictionaries only refer to body whilst others refer to both body and mindRead More
All of us like to think we deliver the perfect service or product but is it really possible and what does it mean?Read More
Time and not money is surely the most precious commodity we possess. We have all lost money at some point in our lives but it can be replaced, whereas when time is lost, it’s gone forever. We must then ensure that we use this priceless asset wisely, optimising its value to us, whether in the workplace or at home.
Where do we start...Read More
Before any of us think about the importance of Quality we need to consider what it actually is and what it means to us, whether as individuals or to the organisation. As individuals we may think about clothing, furniture, buildings, holidays, and customer service and so the list goes on but what it means will vary wildly among us and for now we will think about quality in the context of business and what influences expectation, opinion and perception.Read More
Sometimes it is a thorny issue but should it be so? In this blog I merely scratch the surface of the topic and encourage you to seek further guidance or information should you have concerns about it whether you are employer or employee.Read More
Of course I hear you say; it’s easy to determine if your company is doing well. You’ll be consistently in the black, able to pay all of your monthly bills and expenses and so you believe you are in a healthy position.Read More
It is now several days into 2017 and many resolutions will have been made and undoubtedly broken too.Read More
There are an estimated 4.2 million employees carrying out some form of homeworking with much emphasis being placed on the advantages but there can be significant downsides too.Read More
Employment legislation, Professional Bodies, and company policies require us to treat employees fairly and consistently, but is it possible to do both? Before rushing to answer let’s take a look at what we think each means.Read More
Some comments we have all heard or indeed said, “Teams are great; a group of people get more done; it's better to work in a team than on your own”.
What is so special about a group of people that makes them into a team and is it always achievable?