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An Introduction to the Business Partnership Life Cycle Scorecard (BPLCS)

Business partnerships have become an essential element of the strategic initiatives undertaken by progressive organizations for ensuring their competitiveness and relevance in a world that does not pay heed to tradition, shuns conventional thinking, seeks ...

Article by Murad S. Mirza March 1, 2018

Paul Avis

Look after your employees and they will look after you

There are many concerns for businesses in the UK but in recent years, both productivity and the impact that sickness absence can have on top and bottom line performance, have put employee health and wellbeing ...

Article by Paul Avis June 27, 2016

Tim Scott

Fifty Ways (or Managing redundancy for humans)

I hope my meaning won't be lost or misconstrued but I have "managed" numerous exits in my career as an HR generalist: in fact, I was just wondering how many people have left the organisations ...

Article by Tim Scott June 4, 2015

Carl Fitzsimons

Fortune doesn't favour the brave...

A week or so ago I was reading an excellent blog by David D' Souza, in which David shared his 10 ‘golden nuggets’ , his personal list of inspirational thoughts that had served him so well, so ...

Article by Carl Fitzsimons February 24, 2014


Are home workers more productive than office workers?

A lot of modern companies are looking to increase workplace flexibility by allowing their workforce to work from home occasionally if they need to. While this may seem like a great idea at first, many ...

Article by Guest February 8, 2016

Perry Timms

Organisational Development in Strategic HR - is now the time we ALL became OD Practitioners?

Before I even knew what OD - Organisation Development (or Organisational Development) - was, I was doing "it". I suspect this is the case with many people involved in HR where change happens. Or where something other ...

Article by Perry Timms June 10, 2014

Tim Scott

Safety in Numbers

"You take a chance getting up in the morning, crossing the street or sticking your face in a fan." Frank Drebin, Police Squad It has become accepted practice to roll our eyes at the mere mention of ...

Article by Tim Scott February 10, 2014

Jane Williams

Current challenges of the Retail Sector
The need for companies to respond now – the faster the better

What is happening in retail currently? Retailing, and our High Street as we know it, is in the middle of a huge transformation, with unclear repercussions as of yet. Much press space has featured the demise ...

Article by Jane Williams September 18, 2018

Cinthya Quijano

Vision & Purpose the heartbeat of an organisation

Organisations used to talk about mission and vision, today we talk about purpose and vision, but what are they? Are they innately different? And why is it that some organisations find it hard to align ...

Article by Cinthya Quijano October 11, 2018


Bad news data

This month's guest blogger is Arran Heal. Arran Heal is Managing Director of workplace conflict management experts CMP Resolutions. An established and highly-regarded conflict management consultancy, delivering solutions since 1989 to a wide range of private, ...

Article by Guest March 12, 2018