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Managing your team remotely

Our move into remote working which started as an experiment has become our new norm. Like many businesses across the world where remote working was once a benefit to employees, it is now a contractual obligation, imposed on them from above. The shift has required managers to adapt to a new way of interacting, motivating

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Crisis what crisis?

Interview with Sue Waters Punchline Magazine, July 2020 In some crazy way I would say although the past 5 months have been some of the hardest in my business life, they have also been some of the most exciting. Even with the support of the government it has challenged us to the core, to think

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Introducing new starters, remotely

Working from home has increased over recent years through the implementation of flexible working practices in many businesses. Under unfortunate circumstances regarding COVID-19, it is now becoming somewhat essential for many businesses across the globe to implement this way of working. So, how do you introduce new starters to your business and more importantly, the

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The benefits of flexible working for you and your employees

All employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request a change to their hours, timing or location of work.  An employer that rejects an employee’s request for flexible working must have at least one specified reason for doing so. “Only 6% of employees are working the traditional hours of 9 to 5 according

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