Small business minister Andrew Griffiths appeared on Radio 5 Live to push the government’s new shared parental leave campaign. He ended up divulging information which broadcaster Emma Barnett called “ludicrous”.
How would you respond if an employee asked to take time off on a busy week? Would you say, “Could you move it to another day?” Or would you take a deep breath and tell them, “Don’t worry about work. We’ll cover for you.” The latter will make staff feel loved.
We’ve all been prone to some negative thinking and more likely than not, it impacts the way we work. Experts in psychology, however, have given their advice on how to calm the mind.
In business, some categories rumble along for years, with everybody playing the same game, driving down costs, responding to customer needs and making the numbers.
These days, it seems, almost everyone fancies being an entrepreneur, if not today, sometime in the not-too-distant future.
February 5th marks National Sickie Day and to celebrate it, Citation’s HR and law employment team sought to find the silliest excuses bosses were given.
While the Google search engine’s function is to point you to the most relevant information you need, it can also be used to pinpoint current trends. This was highlighted by First4Lawyers, which tried to spot staff grievances based on popular Google searches.
Through necessity, most SME owners learn the art of thriftiness, making small cost savings that, collectively, make a big difference to profit margins. But few apply that technique to their time management, even though we all agree that time is money.
An online encounter between a blogger and a hotelier has gone global and it’s left people divided over who’s right and who’s wrong.
While you can learn a lot from your own mistakes, it also helps to take note of others’ errors. According to STL, US president Donald Trump’s management style is the epitome of what not to do.
Working in partnership is core to our DNA at Bank of Ireland UK. We have learnt that if you trust each other, have good lines of communication and enjoy working together towards a common goal then a successful partnership can be a powerful force.
With around 2.46bn social media users in the world today, it is clear that the digital world has consumed us all. That’s why it’s essential for companies to implement a social media policy.