People Management

No nonsense advice and suggestions for managing your employees more effectively - and for helping your managers to do the same.

How to Build Remote Teams That Excel at What They Do

It’s a rare workplace that is without its issues. But what happens when you take those issues and apply them to your teams that work remotely? You might find that problems that are fairly trivial in an office environment are suddenly magnified when they’re applied to your virtual staff.

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Does Your Company Need a Lateness Policy?

Is showing up on the dot really that important? Obviously there are many, many situations where being punctual is imperative, important - and polite, socially speaking. But is being late to work really that big a deal?

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What To Do When Your Employees Won't Stop Arguing

A workplace is a tiny individual microcosm. And like any microcosm it comes with a unique combination of inhabitants, rules and culture. And no matter how nice it’d be if everyone got along with each other it’s inevitable that, despite your great company culture, disagreements can, and do, happen.

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3 Tips to Help Employees Cope with Working From Home

If you’re used to working remotely it may seem little has changed during the pandemic. But many are now dealing with the challenges of working from home. If you or your staff are struggling with remote work we’ve got some tips to help you cope with working from your home office (or kitchen!)

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Should HR Set Guidelines for Online Communications?

In person catch ups at work are being elbowed aside by online communications. But an emoji filled conversation about tonight’s dinner with their partner on WhatsApp is (or should be!) very different to the conversations your employees are having with coworkers and clients over Zoom or Slack.

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How Your HR Team Can Offer More Support to Your People

No matter how hard we try to keep our work and personal lives separate it’s inevitable that issues with our partner, children, finances etc can have a knock on effect at work. Therefore it’s crucial that your HR department is ready and equipped to help employees who may need a little extra support.

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How to Create a Hybrid Team Set Up That Works

While some companies have decided to take the plunge and go fully remote, others have decided that they still want some in-person employee interaction and are adopting the hybrid model in which employees go into the office one or two days a week. So how can you do this successfully?

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