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Don't let your start up get caught out by GDPR

Date: 28 January 2020

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Think big: How to unlock new areas of your market

Date: 24 January 2020

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Three golden rules to help you convert 90% of your leads

Date: 23 January 2020

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A construction site manager struggles with the pressure and stress of work
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Banishing the blues: Protecting the mental health of employees

Up to 30% of employees will experience a mental health problem in any one year. Workplace measures can help identify and reduce mental health issues.

Date: 15 January 2020 By:

A stressed and exhausted worker is overwhelmed by paperwork in his office.
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Why employee wellbeing isn’t a workplace fad

Make sure you’re not just paying lip service to employee health and happiness. Why you need to take staff wellbeing seriously - and how to do it.

Date: 2 December 2019 By:

Casually-dressed employees chatting and working in a creative small business
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Why working for a small business could be a big career move

While big businesses have historically been a magnet for talented candidates, SMEs may offer more autonomy and room to grow. How to make the choice.

Date: 18 October 2019 By:

A small business owner and a member of staff shake hands after a successful HR meeting
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How startups can build a scalable HR department

Many startups lack an HR department. This is a mistake as it can stifle recruitment and growth. Discover how to recruit and build your HR team.

Date: 25 June 2019 By:

Why employees value flexible working - infographic
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Why employees value flexible working - infographic

Great workplaces offer an inclusive culture, opportunities for growth and a healthy work-life balance. Why flexible working is so appealing for staff.

Date: 1 February 2019 By:

Employee mental ill-health - spotting the signs
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Employee mental ill-health - spotting the signs

Although mental health awareness in the workplace has improved, there is still a long way to go. Three signs that an employee may be suffering.

Date: 22 January 2019 By:

Getting to know your employees better
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Get to know your employees better

Investing time and effort in communicating with your employees, and finding out what makes them tick, can pay big dividends. Seven steps to follow.

Date: 18 December 2018 By:

How to help employees who are struggling with debt
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How to help employees who are struggling with debt

Personal debt levels are at a record high in the UK, and the stress can have a huge impact on employee wellbeing. How to offer a helping hand.

Date: 10 December 2018 By:

Boost engagement and motivation in your workforce
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Boost engagement and motivation in your workforce

It's only natural for staff to flag on a Friday - but if they're turning up on Monday looking lacklustre, you have a problem. Here's what to do.

Date: 22 November 2018 By:

Why recruitment is about more than just growing your team
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Why recruitment is about more than just growing your team

Small businesses can't afford to get hiring wrong. How to ensure any new employees fit with your existing team - and your long-term goals.

Date: 15 November 2018 By:

How to get more out of your employees
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How to get more out of your employees

UK businesses have plenty on their plates at the moment - but boosting productivity doesn't need to be taxing. Three simple steps to get you started.

Date: 17 October 2018 By:

Tackling presenteeism in the workplace
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Tackling presenteeism in the workplace

his World Mental Health Day, UK businesses are being urged to focus on staff mental wellbeing. How to recognise and address presenteeism.

Date: 10 October 2018 By:

Penny Power: My journey to better mental wellbeing
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Penny Power: My journey to better mental wellbeing

In honour of World Mental Health Day, Penny Power OBE tells us why she decided to prioritise her wellbeing at work - and what she's learned.

Date: 8 October 2018 By:

Boost staff training with a customised LMS
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Boost staff training with a customised LMS

E-learning for employees isn't just flexible and convenient - it can be tailored to your exact needs. The benefits of a Learning Management System.

Date: 14 September 2018 By:

Do your employees feel valued?
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Do your employees feel valued?

Remember: employees are people, and need to feel their efforts are appreciated. The positive benefits of recognising and rewarding your staff.

Date: 14 September 2018 By:

Top tips for setting up a home office
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Top tips for setting up a home office

More and more of us are choosing to work from home. How to create a workspace that's comfortable, welcoming and boosts productivity.

Date: 3 September 2018 By:

The benefits of inclusivity in your small business
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The benefits of inclusivity in your small business

Firms that don't make allowances for the needs of employees risk missing out on promising talent. How to support diversity in the workplace.

Date: 22 August 2018 By:

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