People are not your most important asset. The right people are.

In his book Good to Great, Jim Collins tells the stories of businesses that have made the leap from a good company to a ...

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8 reasons why HR is central to business continuity planning

Every incident has a people aspect and the fact that a business continuity plan (BCP) requires individuals to respond effectively and quickly in some ...

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‘The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.’

Franklin D. Roosevelt said this at his first inaugural address in 1933, four years into the Great Depression when Americans faced not only a ...

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The limits of HR involvement in disciplinary issues

HR is the expert in the business when it comes to employment law; it’s their job to advise and coach managers to handle employee ...

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Great ways to bring KPIs to life

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are your guide to understanding every moving part of your business.  They measure the achievement of your strategic goals against ...

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6 excellent reasons why job evaluation is key in any business

As defined by Acas, ‘job evaluation is a method of determining on a systematic basis the relative importance of a number of different jobs.’  ...

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How to deal with a recruitment mistake

No matter how much work you put into the recruitment process it is almost inevitable that you will make the wrong selection decision at ...

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5 signs of a reluctant leader and what to do about it

Reluctant leaders are everywhere and in every industry. They are good operators who have demonstrated leadership potential by consistently performing well at lower levels ...

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SMEs must take the lead on improving mental health at work

SMEs employ 60% of all private sector workers in the UK, yet they are still lagging behind larger companies when it comes to taking ...

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How to manage absence

A report recently published by the Office of National Statistics estimated that over 141 million working days were lost because of sickness or injury ...

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