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Five easy ways to communicate your business goals

Do you have your goals for this year clearly defined? Whatever they are, from global domination to spending more time on the water, you need to plan to achieve them. As a business owner you will understand the importance of clear goals, but will have also learnt that you need the help of your team to be successful. Staff […]

Five tips to reduce risk at your office Christmas party

With the festive season fast approaching, many companies already have their staff end-of-year function marked on calendars. The office Christmas party is a great opportunity for you and your staff to enjoy each other’s company. However, there’s also the potential for undesirable behaviour if you don’t manage the event effectively. Having a clear understanding of […]

Are your business goals top secret?

As a business owner you will understand the importance of clear goals, but will have also learnt that you need the help of your team to be successful. Staff are an essential resource in helping you achieve business success and there are a few golden rules to ensuring they buy into them. So, do you have your goals for […]

How valuable is your team?

Engaged employees drive competitive advantage. If 10 minutes of wasted-time a day equals over 40 hours a year, imagine how valuable a committed employee can be. Many people gain such satisfaction from doing a great job, that they will think nothing of working an extra 30 minutes a day. That’s the equivalent of 120 extra […]

How to get the best out of your team

Our acid-test on the state of the economy is the balance between how much recruitment and redundancy we are involved with. The great news is that the scales currently seem pretty balanced and there’s lots of discussion in the middle ground. How to get the best out of your team To answer this question you […]

Economic impact of good HR

Good human resource management is often limited to ensuring businesses act in ways that comply with legislation, and staff are treated with respect and dignity. However, human resource management is not just about compliance. It can also be used ensure that your business has the right number of staff, with the correct skills, tools and […]