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Why IS effective feedback so rarely given by managers? 1024 683 Kirsty Craig

Why IS effective feedback so rarely given by managers?

Providing candid but helpful feedback is vital to improving performance and getting the most from our people, and helps everyone to know what “good” looks like.  Yet it’s safe to say…

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Empathy…an essential skill in the redundancy process

It’s never easy is it, talking about redundancies? Such a sensitive subject which can raise all sorts of emotions in both your team and you as a business owner because…

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How to re-engage your people as they return to the workplace… 1024 616 Kirsty Craig

How to re-engage your people as they return to the workplace…

There’s no doubt that the current pandemic has changed the business landscape as we know it and will continue to do so for quite some time to come.  We employers are…

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Managing the redundancy process effectively 1024 683 Kirsty Craig

Managing the redundancy process effectively

Nobody really wants to hear the R word, but if your organisation is considering making redundancies as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s really important that you handle them fairly…

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Navigating your business through the post-pandemic journey

As your staff start to return to the workplace, you will need practical people advice to help you adjust to the ‘new normal’. Our Post Pandemic People Programme helps you…

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Five ways to re-engage your staff after furlough 1024 683 Kirsty Craig

Five ways to re-engage your staff after furlough

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been a lifeline for thousands of businesses and individuals, allowing employees to get 80% of the salary paid by the government during these…

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The 7 essential skills managers need to successfully lead their teams remotely 1024 683 Kirsty Craig

The 7 essential skills managers need to successfully lead their teams remotely

While remote working has been forced upon businesses as a consequence of the COVID-19 lockdown, it is set to become even more common as our business landscape evolves. The ability…

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Important Furlough Dates for the CJRS

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is fast evolving. This article summarises some key dates that employers need to bear in mind if they wish to make a claim. …

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New legislation for employment contracts – are you prepared? 847 567 Kirsty Craig

New legislation for employment contracts – are you prepared?

New legislation came into force as from 6 April 2020, forcing companies to have a written statement of terms for new staff on, or before, starting work.  As such, employers will…

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Redundancy Support Package for Employers

We guide SMEs to make the right choices and manage redundancy consultations in a way that is fair and legally compliant. Most importantly, we're here to support you through having those difficult conversations with the employees that you may need to let go.