Five ways to build an effective SME HR function

Add image below Five ways to build an effective SME HR function We have just commissioned research into the extent of SME boss interference into the day-to-day roles of their employees, and the findings don’t make for encouraging reading for HR...

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How to ensure a successful software rollout

Add image below How to ensure a successful software rollout We’re not going to bore you with theoretical models, like the Technology Adoption Lifecycle, about how a software rollout SHOULD work in practice. Instead, we’re going to share the ACTUAL steps...

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Little things you can do to improve wellness at work

Add image below Little things you can do to improve wellness at work Stress isn’t the same as pressure. Anxiety isn’t the same as worry. Depression isn’t the same as feeling sad. Mental health isn’t an excuse because you can’t be bothered to do...

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Could servant leadership transform the way you operate?

Add image below Could servant leadership transform the way you operate? It’s one of the most common mistakes made in business – the distinction between ‘management’ and ‘leadership’. Managers are put into a position of power and given responsibility to...

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Why I hate getting things done

Add image below Why I hate getting things done Picture the scene. You’ve had your management meeting and set the rocks you have to complete over the next three months to keep the company on track with its strategy. Now it’s time to get things done. First...

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How to get your boss off your back

Add image below How to get your boss off your back It was about five years’ ago when I was working for a growing SME in the IT sector. We had a great team, an interesting proposition to take to the market, and I was told I had been given the freedom to...

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Don’t risk feeling out of control

Add image below Don't risk feeling out of control The UK’s ‘gig economy’ is booming Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that national unemployment has fallen to its lowest level (4.1%) since 1975, which correlates to the increase in...

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Empowering employees the right way

Gone are the days where employees clocked in and out, being told exactly what to do and when. Now managers are looking at empowering employees to run the business in new and efficient ways.

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