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.
Regulatory References and SM&CR
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…
How to Manage Email and Increase Productivity
Is your inbox having a negative impact on your productivity? Nathan Matthews looks at the benefits of ‘working offline’.
'For the Record' - Taking Effective Minutes
Minutes form a crucial part of the 'memory' of an organisation and there is a legal requirement for them to be taken in some circumstances. Here is a useful guide on effective minute taking...
How to Write a Report
Report writing is a much-needed skill in the workplace, but it can be hard to know where to begin. Nathan Matthews explains the key stages of putting together a well-written report.
A Timely Reminder…
It’s that time of year again… Kate Foreman highlights the importance of maintaining professional standards of behaviour, even when enjoying a seasonal celebration.
The Art of Negotiation
Thanks to Brexit, ‘negotiation’ is the word on everyone’s mind at the moment. Nathan Matthews looks at why possessing good negotiation skills is crucial in business.
Enjoy the break, you’ve earned it
We all know it is important to take a break from work, yet with the speed in which the world is digitally transforming, it is also getting harder to switch off from the workplace to make this easier.
Why a jaunty email signature may not be wholly appropriate
A personalised email signature may have the greatest of intentions, but the judgement of those intentions lies with the recipient, not the sender.