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A Mindful Message this Christmas

We cram a lot into our Decembers. And although many of us will hopefully benefit from a few days holiday at the end of the month to enjoy the festive…

by Lucy Limb

Are Gen Z and millennials disrupting your training?

While the two youngest age groups currently in employment – millennials and Gen Z – possess quite distinctive traits, one area they do share is a desire for career-based learning…

by Paul Hodder

Have Yourselves a Mindful Little Christmas

While Christmas is regarded as a time for relaxation, fun and festivities, few escape the stress involved in the run up – either at home or work. In the workplace,…

by Janice Benning

Workplace Horror Stories and How to Fix Them

Halloween is the season to be scared – but the workplace can be scary all year round. Sometimes those tales of horror are things you can laugh about later, others…

by Paul Hodder

Why we include interactive learning in our training courses

In the era of on-demand video, on-the-job experiential training and peer-to-peer learning, you might imagine classroom learning is dying out – but you’d be mistaken. With flexible working on the…

by Paul Hodder

Inside the mind of the remote worker

Soraya is one of 12 people working on a European-wide project for a financial services firm. She is one of nine working from home. Soraya’s young boys are at school…

by Paul Hodder

Is 2018 the year for taking mental health at work seriously?

An estimated 300,000 people lose their jobs due to mental health, costing the economy an estimated £33-42bn a year, according to the Farmer-Stevenson review. Around one in four people experience…

by Paul Hodder

What can we learn from passive aggressive emails?

We’ve all received them, haven’t we? The emails that start “Per our conversation…” or “As previously stated…”. And we all know the implication too – “OI YOU! YES YOU! HAVE…

by Paul Hodder

The Manager as Coach

“Organizations with senior leaders who coach effectively and frequently improve their business results by 21% as compared to those who never coach.”– Bersin by Deloitte Wouldn’t we love it if…

by Lucy Limb

What is the best advice you’ve been given?

A piece of advice can be a gem that you return to time and time again. We’ve included some of our favorites below: When public speaking, slow your normal speech…

by Lucy Limb

Could you sneak £50,000 of unwarranted expenses past your boss?

Countless studies aim to calculate the cost of a poor recruitment decision. They vary according to the source, with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation estimating a cost of more than…

by Lucy Limb