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Supporting SMEs through Redundancy 1024 683 Kay Crayford

Supporting SMEs through Redundancy

Many small businesses are facing the prospect of having to let some of their staff go due to the global pandemic, and this can create challenges for SMEs, particularly where…

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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 1024 682 Kirsty Craig

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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Being THE stand-out candidate in a fiercely competitive market 1024 683 Kay Crayford

Being THE stand-out candidate in a fiercely competitive market

Being made redundant can feel like a personal rejection – however long you’ve been with the company and whatever the circumstance. It can also cause a state of panic and…

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High performing teams…how do they happen? 1024 682 Rachel Hough

High performing teams…how do they happen?

Picture the scene: A newly appointed people Manager, having excelled in the technical aspects of their work, is completely non plussed as to why they can’t seem to get their…

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Supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing during uncertain times 1024 685 Rachel Hough

Supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing during uncertain times

At the beginning of 2020, a Deloitte study estimated that one-in-six UK workers were experiencing a mental health issue at any time. The subsequent Covid lockdown, marked by an increase…

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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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What is career outplacement and why consider it? 1024 683 Kay Crayford

What is career outplacement and why consider it?

Career outplacement is a support service for departing employees to help them be as skilled as possible in finding their next opportunity following redundancy.  It includes practical advice such as the…

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Why your HR strategy needs to adapt in a post pandemic world 1024 768 Kay Crayford

Why your HR strategy needs to adapt in a post pandemic world

One thing that the coronavirus pandemic has taught us is the need for organisational agility.  As companies begin their return to the physical workplace, it’s a must that your people remain…

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