Business Solutions

Organisations need to adapt to survive so a good leader needs to manage change effectively. SM&CR is an example of a regulatory change that leaders will need to be prepared for. Nathan Matthews looks at the importance of strong leadership in times of change.

Social media is a part of our everyday lives – but mixing social media and the workplace can be risky. What are the pitfalls you need to be aware of?

How much time do we spend in meetings? Is it time well-spent? Meetings are an essential part of our working lives, yet they can easily lack direction and lose focus. Nathan Matthews explores how to keep meetings on track and productive.

Implementation of SM&CR is fast approaching. There needs to be leadership and commitment at the highest level within firms to reasonably ensure compliance with the new regime. Nathan Matthews looks at the key role directors play in shaping a positive organisational culture.

Having an age-diverse workforce can bring many benefits to an organisation. By making assumptions about individuals on the basis of their age, employers are on dangerous territory – and potentially losing out on skills and experience that could be an asset to their organisation.

SM&CR aims to make clear where responsibilities lie within an organisation. Nathan Matthews looks at how to delegate effectively, whilst retaining accountability.

It’s worth remembering that recruitment is not just about getting the best people for the job, it’s also about demonstrating that you’re an employer who people will want to work for. Lisa Powell explains why recruitment is as much a reflection on the employer as it is on the candidate.

Under SM&CR, ‘regulatory references’ will be required for new appointments to Senior Manager positions and for new recruits who will hold a Certification Function – but what will these look like? Kate Foreman explains…

Is your inbox having a negative impact on your productivity? Nathan Matthews looks at the benefits of ‘working offline’.

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