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ACAS reports that (nearly) everyone’s a winner

The occasional dispute in the workplace is inevitable. I tell employers that if they try to be considerate and fair, they will probably...

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Employer behaving badly

Have you ever asked an employee to lie for you and take responsibility for your mistakes? I hope not. This case is a good example of why...

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Greed is not a value

‘I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can go great things.’ Mother Teresa

Big business is increasingly...

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Working 10 to 4?

Have you ever thought about the hours you spend in that unnecessary meeting or those emails that have taken far too long to write? Wasted...

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What makes you so special?

'To be irreplaceable, one must always be different.' Coco Chanel.

It's a powerful statement. And it's true. But its simplicity masks the...

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The value of staff retention in care

A key indicator of a well-run care service is the rate of staff turn-over. A stable workforce indicates a happy and settled working...

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Hey, you, get off of my work

“How dare they subvert my story this way!”

“You should thank them – yes, you’re story was great, but this version adds new layers, it’s a...

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The unknown dangers of untoasted fruit bread

Untoasted fruit bread! Scary stuff! The customer might have… might have… taken a bite, not liked it, spat it out into the road and caused...

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Goodbye Mr employee

Don't underestimate the emotional impact of telling someone they no longer have a job. It sounds really obvious. It is really obvious....

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Drugs and forklift trucks – never a good combination!

Is it excessive to dismiss a manager simply for refusing to take a drugs test?

Apparently it may not be. In the recent case of Andrew...

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Reign in the errors on data leaks

An accidental human error in sending out an email has led to the disclosure of the identities of nearly 800 HIV-positive patients in...

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Don't get dignity tangled in the rigging

Humiliation is not humorous. But how many of us know the difference when it comes to what happens in the workplace? I’d like to think...

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Do you live for the hustle?

Bottom line is, whoever you are, if you're in business, particularly if you're running your own business, you probably should be doing...

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That AirBNB house party… and the aftermath

Problems associated with short-term letting were back in the news this weekend as a raucous party held in a property rented through...

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Take my phone away!

Viva la revolution? With echoes of the 35-hour week, France is again considering legislation to enhance the work life balance of its...

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Bringing the heel to heel

Should it really matter what we wear to work? Shouldn't we be judged on our professionalism and competence rather than the height of our...

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Tele-sales: your number's up

Have you ever wondered what you can or can’t do in relation to your marketing efforts to target consumers? 

Truth be told, there’s a lot...

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Airbnb: Yours to share?

“Airbnb helps make sharing easy, enjoyable, and safe” says their website; but can you share something which isn’t yours?

Unapproved...

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Be social. Don't stop.

'Never be too busy to meet someone new'. That's the advice of the award winning Tweet Jukebox's CEO, Tim Fargo.

It's the advice I'd give...

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How to know your customer better and win much more business

Get to know and create your own 'Mike' in this really valuable infographic attached to the article below.

It's essentially advice that we...

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Is the tail wagging the dog?


Employers often have to deal with employees on sick leave. The phrase: “ Contact from you is making me more ill and I do not want to be...

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Have you got the secret to killer sales results?

Yes, there is one.

But it's not about having the killer idea or the killer team or the killer technology... although undoubtedly all of...

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