Limiting workplace distractions

Mobile phones, chatty co-workers, these are just a few examples of ways in which an employee can get distracted in the workplace and pulled out of the flow of their daily duties. A little chit-chat here and there is hardly an issue but it’s important to be able to identify and cut-out workplace distractions before… Continue reading

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Dealing with mental health issues in the workplace

With the World Mental Health Day next month, it could be time to consider what organisations can do to support their employees.  It has been estimated that 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental health issue as some point in their life, therefore a significant proportion of the workforce at any given time will be… Continue reading

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Handling criticism – 10 top tips

No-one wants to be criticised, in an ideal world there would be nothing but praise and it would rain positivity. Unfortunately, sometimes criticism in necessary. Not in a completely negative way, it can be constructive. That being the case, here are our top 10 ways to deal with criticism in the workplace: 1.Accept that you… Continue reading

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The importance of having a social media policy

Social Media is an ever growing aspect of our lives and therefore its use within any business is forever growing. It is inevitable that employees will use personal Social Media accounts and therefore the importance of implementing social media policies in the workplace not only helps to safeguard employers from damage to company reputation but… Continue reading

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Coping with the heat – An employer’s guide to rising workplace temperatures

With the prospect of warm weather finally coming to the UK, we thought we would provide some guidance to employers so they understand their responsibilities in relation to staff and rising workplace temperatures. There is a common misconception that the law currently provides a maximum workplace temperature, above which staff may be sent home but… Continue reading

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