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July 21, 2020

It can be a complex experience starting a new job, but what happens if that’s during a Pandemic?

Early March 2020, I was looking for a new challenge, a new role, and a new team to grow with. Fast forward by 23 days and the United Kingdom went into full lockdown due the...

June 23, 2020

One of the less featured requirements of the annual report that charities must complete at the end of every financial year is to identify major risks and demonstrate how the organisation is attempting to manage them. It’s probably not controversial to say that this is...

May 26, 2020

It’s a sunny and warm late May Bank Holiday Monday and rather than spending the afternoon in a north London beer garden with my friends, I am instead sat alone, indoors, listening to the Prime Minister’s special adviser justify taking a 30-mile test drive to check whet...

Employment law is constantly evolving and it is therefore important for employers to keep up to date on developments. 

The primary focus on the majority of business’ minds at the moment is business continuity. On 20 March 2020 the Government announced a scheme to provid...

February 21, 2020

If change is the only certainty then certainly we’ll all have to deal with change. Change can bring exciting new possibilities and radically improve how an organisation works and what it is able to achieve. Even the best outcome can leave disruption and frustrated peop...

January 31, 2020

Those interested in the topic of good governance in charities know how useful a tool the (excellent) Governance Code is for undertaking a health check of what’s going well, and what needs to be improved. But those working in small charities, and by that I’m talking abo...

December 23, 2019

5 Leadership Lessons we can learn from our favourite Christmas Elf.

October 25, 2019

The success of any organisation, large or small, is down to the efforts of its people. Leaders are responsible for ensuring those people feel supported, rewarded and have opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Research by learning analysts Towards Maturit...

September 26, 2019

84% of jobseekers are looking for an employer that cares about its impact on society according to recent Henley Business School Research.

People are increasingly looking for a values match with their employer and get frustrated when this isn’t the case.  Simon Sinek in...

August 28, 2019

I recently came across this article, telling the story of an employee who lost her job after her beloved dog died.  She’s now calling for employers everywhere to provide better support to employees when they lose their pets.  August 30th is also National Grief Awarenes...

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